HTC Desire S Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
Discover all the technical specs of the HTC Desire S - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
Added by Richard Taylor on 05.16.14 | Last update 02.20.20
HTC Desire S is a 2011 smartphone. It measures 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm and weighs 130 g. It has a S-LCD display measuring 3.7" inches. The resolution is 480 x 800 and 252 ppi pixel density.
There is Single front camera with 0.3 MP. The main camera is Single with 5 MP.
It runs on 1.0 GHz Scorpion CPU with 1.1 GB, 768 MB RAM memory. The battery is 1450 mAh.
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HTC Desire S specs
|Brand and model
||HTC Desire S
|| 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm (4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 in)
||130 g (4.59 oz)
||1450 mAh, Removable Li-Ion
Stand by time- Up to 430 h (2G) / Up to 455 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 9 h 50 min (2G) / Up to 7 h 10 min (3G)
|Approximate price||100 EUR
|Screen to body ratio||56.7%
||480 x 800 px
|PPI /points per inch/
Corning Gorilla Glass
Camera and Video
|Rear camera, main
-5 MP, AF
|Front camera, selfie
|Operating system OS
||Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich); Sense UI 3
|| - Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2
|- 1.0 GHz Scorpion
|Graphics processor GPU
||- Adreno 205
||microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
||1.1 GB, 768 MB RAM
|GeekBench 4 Single Core||274 (Rank 964 of 987)
|GeekBench 4 Multi-Core||272 (Rank 973 of 984)
Communication and Connectivity
||GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
||HSPA 14.4/5.76 Mbps
||Up to 114 kbps
||Up to 560 kbps
||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
||Yes, with A-GPS
||2.1, A2DP, EDR
SAR - 0.33 W/kg (head) 1.06 W/kg (body)
Music and Audio
||Stereo FM radio, RDS
- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Dedicated search key
-Predictive text input
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Frequently Asked Questions
The base approximate price of the HTC Desire S was around 100 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2011, February.
The weight of the HTC Desire S is 130 g.
The screen size of the HTC Desire S is 3.7" inches.
The size of the HTC Desire S is 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera
and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key.
If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.