HTC Desire HD

Announced:
Sep 15, 2010
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Oct 20, 2010

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

480 x 800 pixels

Pixel density:

217 ppi

Technology:

S-LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

62.89 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Flash:

Dual LED

Software Features:

Face detection, Geo tagging, Effects

Video recording:

1280x720 (HD)

Recording format:

3GP

Design

Form factor:

Candybar

Dimensions:

4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 inches (123 x 68 x 11.8 mm)

Weight:

5.78 oz (164 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback:

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255

Processor:

Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion

GPU:

Adreno 205

RAM:

0.75 GB DDR2

Internal storage:

1.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC

Device type:

Smart phone

OS:

Android (2.3.5, 2.3, 2.2)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.1, EDR

Profiles/ Protocols:

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Application (SDAP)

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

Location:

GPS, A-GPS

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Other:

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data:

EDGE

Global Roaming:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

1230 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

9.16 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

17.5 days (420 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Internet browsing

Browser:

supports:

HTML, Flash

Built-in online services support:

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Twitter

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Games:

Yes

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 17, 2010

FCC ID value:

NM8PD98100 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.47 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.84 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 15, 2010
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Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Thick body (0.46 inches)
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

HTC Desire HD is bringing a 4.3-inch touch screen packed in aluminum body and features a 1GHz 8255 Snapdragon processor, 8MP camera with dual-LED flash and 720p video recording, HSPA+ data with 802.11n WiFi also on board.

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