HTC Desire S: specs, release date, camera, screen, size, reviews

Added 05.16.14 | Updated 02.20.20

HTC Desire S

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HTC Desire S specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire S Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire S

Launch date

27 February 2024

HTC Desire S PricePrice

First price

100 EUR

HTC Desire S dimension, size, weightDesign


4.53 inc (115 mm)


2.35 inc ( 59.8 mm)


0.46 inc ( 11.6 mm)


4.59 oz (130 grams)

Water resistant


Black, Red

HTC Desire S screenScreen

Technology S-LCD

3.7 inc

Screen Area

39.0 cm2


480 x 800 px

Points per inch

252 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

HTC Desire S ProcessorHardware


Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2

Processor CPU

- 1.0 GHz Scorpion

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 205

HTC Desire S Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

1.1 GB, 768 MB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

HTC Desire S SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich); Sense UI 3

User Interface

Sense UI 3

HTC Desire S main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, AF


LED flash

Video Recording 720p@30fps

HTC Desire S selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras




HTC Desire S Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA
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SIM Card Mini-SIM
Speed HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
SAR 0.33 W/kg (head)     1.06 W/kg (body)    

HTC Desire S wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, EDR
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0

HTC Desire S Battery type and CapacityBattery


1450 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion


Standby - Up to 430 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G)
Video playback - Up to 9 h 50 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)



HTC Desire S sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS


Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Other specifications


-Dedicated search key
-MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
-DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
-Document viewer
-Voice memo/dial
-Predictive text input

Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire S geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 4 Single Core274 (Position 1002 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core272 (Position 1012 out of 1023)

See the page HTC Desire S Geekbench where you will find details about the Geekbench result of the device, rankings, and similar models.

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The price of the HTC Desire S varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 100 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.
HTC Desire S mobile was launched on February 27, 2024 in these colors: Black, Red.
The HTC Desire S has dimensions of Height: 115 mm Width: 59.8 mm Thickness: 11.6 mm and weighs approximately 130 grams.
When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 3.7 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 480 x 800 px at a pixel density of 252 ppi.
Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2 with processor 1.0 GHz Scorpion. HTC Desire S is available with internal memory of 1.1 GB, 768 MB RAM.
The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 5 MP, AF and features like LED flash
The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of VGA and features like