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HTC Desire Series

HTC Desire SeriesHTC is a manufacturer of both Android and Windows Mobile based smartphones. One of the company’s product series, the HTC Desire series are designed to be affordable, touchscreen-based and slate-sized. The phone series run the Android mobile operating system with the HTC Sense graphical user interface except for the HTC Desire 616, HTC Desire 516.

The first line up of the HTC Desire Series, HTC Desire, was announced on 16 February 2010 and released in Europe and Australia in the second quarter of the same year. This was HTC’s third flagship phone running Android, 2.1 Eclair which can be upgraded to 2.2 Froyo or 2.3 Gingerbread.

The next line up of the HTC Desire Series is HTC Desire HD. It has a larger and higher resolution screen was unveiled at a press event in London on September 15, 2010. The phone was made available for sale in October in Europe and in January 2011 in Canada.

HTC Desire Line Up

HTC Desire Z , codenamed HTC Vision, was announced on 15 September 2010 and was released in Europe and Canada in November 2010. It features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard, has capacitive face buttons and was also marketed as T-Mobile G2 in the US. The phone has similar specifications to the HTC Desire and the HTC Desire HD but is a slider.
HTC Desire S, codenamed Saga, is the follow up to the original HTC Desire. The phone was first announced at Mobile World Congress on February 15, 2011 and was released on March 8, 2011.

HTC Desire C is a low-end device and was released on several carriers in the United Kingdom in June 2012, such as 3, T-Mobile and Orange. The phone has 512 MB of RAM and a 600 MHz processor, Android 4.0 and Sense 4.0a, Beats Audio, and support for NFC. It is available in three different color schemes, black, white, and red and is also available on Cricket Wireless in the USA.

HTC Desire V supports tri-band GSM on its secondary slot and quad-band GSM/EDGE + dual-band HSPA on the primary SIM-1 slot. The phone has a larger screen, higher clock speed variant of the HTC Desire C. The phone has two variants, the HTC Desire VC, a CDMA variant, and the HTC Desire VT, a variant for China.

HTC Desire X was launched 29 August 2012 in Berlin during the IFA trade show. Codenamed Protou, the phone is similar to the HTC Desire V but with a faster, dual-core 1 GHz Snapdragon S4 play processor. THe phone also has 4 GB of internal storage expandable with a microSD slot. HTC Desire SV and HTC Desire 400 are the HTC Desire Series 2012 line up.

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