No 3G love for North America as the HTC Desire HD enters the FCC

No 3G love for North America as the HTC Desire HD enters the FCC
When it all comes down to 3G or even 4G action, the HTC EVO 4G stands as the only solution for those who want to experience an Android device packing a massive 4.3” display with at least 3G support in North America. Although the recently unveiled HTC Desire HD has been able to stir things up for our friends across the big pond, it appears that it'll only be able to reach its full potential outside of North America.

The HTC Desire HD recently entered the great halls of the FCC where its filing can be traced back to the device announced in Europe after spotting the product code “PD98100” on it. So it basically means that the handset seen by the FCC does not have support for North American 3G bands – hence why the EVO 4G is still the big name on the block over here. Sure the HTC Desire HD offers a lot of hope to GSM users all around the world, but sadly, North American users will have to look elsewhere since the Desire HD won't be flaunting support for current generation data speeds over here.

HTC Desire HD Specifications | Hands-on

source: FCC & Engadget


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17 Comments

1. melissamadrileña unregistered

`eh its all good over here in spain i got the desire hd with vodafone so far i am loving this phone! its an awesome phone too bad u americans can't get it .. sucks for u guys .. because this phone is awesome! its better than my boyfriends iphone 4. ..

2. jacky_luvsjrod

Posts: 53; Member since: May 26, 2010

@melissa do u atleast get 3G on it?

3. melissamadrileña unregistered

yes i do jacky vodafone has great 3G coverage i have gone to madrid,valencia,asturias, and sevilla and so far i have had 3G in all those places i had the 3G icon on my desire it only dropped down to edge once in a while but it was rare when it did. but yea other than than it worked fine and had 3G 95% of the time in all those places i mentioned above .

4. jacky_luvsjrod

Posts: 53; Member since: May 26, 2010

dam ur luckyy.... i wanted that phone so badly but if i use it over in miami i will only get edge becuz it dnt support usa 3G bands ..

17. JoeCool unregistered

i think it is coming to Tmobile.. under the name Mytouch HD later this year....! thats what i think.. but what do i know

5. djkld unregistered

it's cause its CDMA and going 4G..wow yer slow over there!

6. melissamadrileña unregistered

if u meant were slow over here in europe u are wrong we are also getting 4G once verizon gets 4G because vodafone owns half of verizon . and over vodafone already announced 4g LTE by the end of this year . so yea we are not behind we will be getting 4G around the same time u get 4G .

7. melissamadrileña unregistered

o also another i forgot to mention we had video calling on our phone since 2005 all of our phones had front facing cameras since 2005 , u guys over there berly got video calling on 2010 for the first time on sprint i heard correct me if im wrong , so u guys are 5 years behind so whos the one thats slow??

11. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

how are we behind were starting 4g same time or little before u stfu.

14. melissamadrileña unregistered

@ bobbytaba i didnt say u guys were behind in 3G/4G maybe if u fucking reaD WHAT i wrote above maybe u would know what im talking about i told that other guy that u guys are late in video calling i never fucking said u were behind in 3G/4G ok so dont fucking tell me to stfu ok.....

15. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

the day i see a broad know dick all about ANY electronics.... stick to a blackberry-the white one is pretty :)

8. djkl unregistered

lol..yea .03mp front cams at since 2005..plus no one uses it anyways over there

9. melissamadrileña unregistered

yes i know .03 megapixels is wack but there are a few phones out there that have a 1.3 mp ffc . but anways i admit it i never use it but at least we had it since 2005 u guys are LIKE SOOOOO behind i still cant believe it it took 5 years to catch up with the rest of the world thats lame .. also we had hspa+ running at 21 mbps since last year on movistar . so u guys are also late on that . u guys berly got hspa+ this year on t-mobile ..

12. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

we didnt have a service to use it with and its not needed for some people

10. mexicano666 unregistered

@ melissamadrilena. how come that you got the desire hd even though htc has not release it yet???

13. melissamadrileña unregistered

@ mexicano el htc desire hd YA SALIO ACA en españa...

16. Mexicano666 unregistered

Vodafone website still show the desire hd as coming soon. I do not see how you can have the phone when it have not been release yet. You may be mistaken the regular Desire whith the Desire HD.

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