HTC Desire C User Reviews

Overall user rating

9.0

The overall rating is the average of all user reviews, while the overall alternatives are the ones that has been listed most.

Text input
8.3
Build quality
9.3
Everyday usage
9.0
UI speed
8.3
Camera
8.0
Multimedia
9.3
Internet
9.3
Battery
8.3
Call quality
9.0
Display
9.0
Reception
9.3
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techno_panda posted on Feb 13, 2013, 2:55 PM
Posts: 0; Member since: Feb 13, 2013

9.0

Pretty sweet low-end phone

techno_panda has owned it for less than year before publishing this review

I use this phone mainly for texting, listening to music, calling, internet browsing/social media networking, and a bit of gaming.

I've had this phone for a bit more than 3 months, I read some reviews (some are just a bit hard on it). I think it's a pretty good phone, it does what I want it to do. I don't have a data plan, so I do stuff on the internet whenever I can get some wifi. Navigating with the browser (I recommend getting Dolphin browser) is relatively simple and is fast enough.

Texting is good, and the system suggesting words that you often use is pretty useful. Keyboard size is alright, it's better when you tilt it horizontally (the transition is kinda slow though).

The 5 MP Camera is pretty good for a budget phone, but you're pretty limited to taking shots during daytime (no flash), same goes for the camcorder.


I can use it to access files on dropbox, use productivity apps (Evernote, Note Everything), check emails and watch videos on Youtube. I have been experiencing some lag, more often when i'm using more that 3-4 apps at the same time. I'm planning to root it soon.

Overall, very nice phone, feels right for me (not recommended for hardcore smartphone users !)

Build quality
9.0
Reception
10.0
Call quality
9.0
Internet
9.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
7.0
UI speed
7.0
Everyday usage
8.0
Text input
8.0
Display
9.0
Battery
9.0

Pros

  • Compact & strong size
  • Android ICS & Sense 4.0
  • Beats audio
  • Good price
  • Sharp design

Cons

  • Screen may be small for some
  • Modest processor speed
  • No "burst" mode for camera
  • No LED flash

6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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sriramdescartes posted on Sep 25, 2012, 9:41 AM
Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

10.0

Awesome phone in this price!!!

sriramdescartes has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

The phone performs exceptionally well at this price range....no lags at all!!!!
Works well for me!!!
Phone is very nice, easy to use, only the thing is no flash and a secondary camera for skype users.

Build quality
10.0
Reception
10.0
Call quality
10.0
Internet
10.0
Multimedia
10.0
Camera
9.0
UI speed
10.0
Everyday usage
10.0
Text input
9.0
Display
10.0
Battery
7.0

Pros

  • Beats audio
  • ICS
  • Sense 4.0
  • Design
  • NFC
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Very easy to use

Cons

  • No flash
  • Capacitive keys don't light up

10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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GhOsT13 posted on Aug 05, 2012, 10:01 AM
Posts: 0; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

8.0

Htc Desire C

GhOsT13 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review

I like the htc desire c because it's a good pocket size & 3.5 " screen is a good size.
The call quality is clear on both ends.
The audio quality is good too, thanks to Beats Audio
Overall a great htc product for the budget people in mind.

Build quality
9.0
Reception
8.0
Call quality
8.0
Internet
9.0
Multimedia
9.0
Camera
8.0
UI speed
8.0
Everyday usage
9.0
Text input
8.0
Display
8.0
Battery
9.0

Pros

  • Good design
  • ICS & Sense 4.0
  • Beats Audio
  • Easy to use
  • NFC & Bluetooth 4.0

Cons

  • Cpu 600 MHz
  • 512 MB Ram
  • Only 93 mb of memory for user (1GB)
  • No led flash

13 out of 18 people found this review helpful.

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