HTC Desire S

Description

HTC Desire S is the new reincarnation of HTC Desire. It comes with a 3.7" LCD screen (480 x 800 pixels of resolution), second generation 1GHz Snapdragon chipset MSM8255, backed up by 768MB of RAM, and a 1450mAh battery. The Desire S is housed now inside an aluminum unibody, as is the habit of high-end HTC handsets lately, and sports a 5MP camera with LED flash and HD video capture, as well as a VGA front-facing cam. It will run Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box.

This device is also known as HTC Desire 2, HTC S510e

Cons

  • Thick body (0.46 inches)

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Display

Size: 3.7 inches
Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels, 252 PPI
Technology: S-LCD
Screen-to-body: 56.73 %
Touchscreen: Capacitive, Multi-touch
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass

Hardware

System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Processor: Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion
GPU: Adreno 205
RAM: 0.75GB DDR2
Internal storage: 1GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC
Device type: Smartphone
OS: Android (2.3.5, 2.3.3)

Battery

Capacity: 1450 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable

Camera

Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 5 MP (Autofocus)
Video recording: 1280x720 (HD)
Features: Video calling
Front: 0.3 MP VGA
Dimensions: 4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 inches (115 x 59.8 x 11.63 mm)
Weight: 4.59 oz (130.0 g)

Cellular

UMTS: Bands 8(900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Multimedia

Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA
Radio: FM

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Mar 11, 2011
FCC ID value: NM8PG88100
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.33 W/kg
Measured in: 1900 MHz
Body: 1.06 W/kg
Measured in: 850 MHz

Availability

Officially announced: Feb 15, 2011
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