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HTC Desire V Review

0. phoneArena 10 Aug 2012, 08:34 posted on

Here comes the HTC Desire V – the company's first dual-SIM smartphone, which stands out with its attractive design and decent hardware. Sure, its specs sheet has “mid-range” written all over it, yet the handset is actually among the best dual-SIM smartphones you can currently find, at least on paper. Inside it ticks a 1GHz processor, a 4-inch screen glows on its front side, and the back is occupied by a 5-megapixel camera, and you get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box. Sounds pretty promising, so let's waste no more time and take an in-depth look at the HTC Desire V...

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posted on 10 Aug 2012, 08:38

1. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)


Looks Good... Thats it.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 09:13

3. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


sexy looking phone. I have to agree with the rating.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 11:46

4. pegasso (Posts: 132; Member since: 27 Nov 2011)


IMHO, HTC Desire VC is much better looking than this...

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 14:08 1

5. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1191; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


pretty good looking mid range phone. a lot like One X haha.

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 08:43

2. loken (Posts: 462; Member since: 09 May 2012)


There are alot of mistakes saying this is Htc One V..check phonearena :P luls

posted on 10 Aug 2012, 21:15 1

6. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


the phone is nice... very nice.. just like usual HTCs. But there is one thing that spoil it- its the camera. the orange ring around the camera seemed out of place, and it just... feels.. weird :)

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 11:04

8. dblue45 (Posts: 77; Member since: 26 Aug 2009)


Leave that, why do they put such bad cameras on their phones?! Even on the One X :P

posted on 20 Aug 2012, 07:42

12. Hunt3rj2 (Posts: 396; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)


The One X is actually pretty good. Of course, it does lose out to the Xperia S and definitely is a long shot away from the Xperia TX/GX, but I don't think that anyone was expecting miracles.

posted on 24 Aug 2012, 22:00

13. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


The One X camera is actually nice in the One X body..
while the camera in the Desire V gives me the ''what the hell are you doing there?'' feeling.

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 04:28

7. mobilefuture (Posts: 206; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


Why did this get a lower score than the desire c?

posted on 11 Aug 2012, 20:48

9. Samsomesh (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


Im watiting for samsung galaxy s duos.!!

posted on 17 Aug 2012, 22:25

11. Samsomesh (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Jun 2012)


@phonearena i heard that Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy S Duos GT-S7562L hits the FCC!!!..

posted on 28 Nov 2012, 12:20

14. kawin (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Nov 2012)


Internal memory is said as 4GB to customers but OS itself takes 3GB and only 93MB is available for the users.

Display issue - Red line appears at all sides of screen while opening any message or menu in settings.

below touch screen , the exit menu and main menu keys often dont work. need to press long time or keepon tapping it.

Hangs often.

Options not very user friendly as Samsung or Nokia.

I purchased this before just 1 month and this is all my own exp..

posted on 01 Jan 2013, 07:18

15. satish1to100 (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Jan 2013)


hey friends plz dont go htc Desire V models, i having problem in this, some times its restarting automatically and some times we could not make any calls during that time if u restart it will work and we can make calls, its big irritating one plz friends dont go for HTC Desire V.

Hangs often

posted on 12 Apr 2013, 07:19

16. hedeshmukh (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 Apr 2013)


hai friends excellent modals but some times problems make in charging, some times its restarting i am not satisfactory in this model.

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