HTC unveils the new ‘Desire S’ smartphone in the Philippines
HTC Corporation unveiled the new HTC Desire S at the Icon Ultimate Club in Intercontinental Hotel, Makati on April 28. The Desire S is the upgraded successor to the HTC Desire smartphone. Crafted with the new aluminum unibody design matched with an Android OS with HTC Sense, the new Desire S is now ready to compete with other smartphones in the Philippine market today.
The HTC Desire S seems to be a pretty solid competitor with its capabilities and technical specifications. It boasts a 3.7-inch touchscreen display, 1GHz Qualcomm MSM8255, 768MB of RAM, 720p HD video-capability, 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash and autofocus, a 1.3 megapixel front-facing image taker, and a 1450mAh battery.
“We have taken the multi award-winning smartphone HTC Desire and made it even better,” said Jack Tong, Vice President, HTC Asia Pacific. “With a stronger and slimmer unibody design, a heightened sense of intelligence, speed and clarity, the HTC Desire S integrates the latest HTC Sense experience to bring a new level of simplicity, innovation and delight to HTC customers.”
The HTC Desire S is now available at a suggested retail price of PhP 27, 000 and will be free for those who will opt to have a post-paid plan with Smart at Plan 2000.
|Processor||Qualcomm QSD 8255, 1 GHz|
|Operating system||Android™ with HTC Sense™|
|Memory||ROM: 1.1 GB
RAM: 768 MB
|Dimensions||115 mm (L) x 59.8 mm (W) x 11.63 mm (T)|
|Weight||130 grams (with battery)|
|Display||3.7-inch touch screen with 480 x 800 WVGA resolution|
HSPA/WCDMA (900/2100 MHz)
GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
(Band frequency, HSPA availability, and data speed are operator dependent)
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
|Tethering||USB and Wi-Fi® tethering|
|Multimedia||Audio supported formats:
Video supported formats:
|Battery||Rechargeable Lithium-ion polymer battery
Capacity: 1450 mAh
(The above are subject to network and phone usage)
|Expansion Slot||microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)|
|Recommended Windows System Requirements||