HTC Inspire 4G Specs

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HTC Inspire 4G Review


HTC Inspire 4G is one of the bigger smartphones, with 4.3" screen and a line of capacitive keys below it. We guess it will be very similar to what Europe has in the face of the HTC Desire HD, but with AT&T's 3G bands. It packs the latest version of HTC's Sense user interface.


  • Thick body (0.46 inches)

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Size: 4.3 inches
Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels, 217 PPI
Technology: S-LCD
Screen-to-body: 62.89 %
Features: Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)


System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8255
Processor: Single core, 1000 MHz, Scorpion
GPU: Adreno 205
RAM: 0.75GB DDR2
Internal storage: 4GB
Storage expansion: microSDHC up to 32 GB
OS: Android (2.3, 2.2)
Device type: Smartphone


Capacity: 1230 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, User replaceable


Rear: Single camera
Main camera: 8 MP (Autofocus)
Flash: Dual LED
Video recording: 1280x720 (HD)
Dimensions: 4.84 x 2.68 x 0.46 inches (123 x 68 x 12 mm)
Weight: 5.78 oz (164.0 g)


3G: Bands 5(850), 2(1900)
Data Speed: HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s, UMTS


Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback, Dolby Mobile, SRS WOW HD
Screen mirroring: DLNA
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 2.1, EDR
Wi-Fi: 802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS
Sensors: Accelerometer, Compass
Other: Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

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

Buyers information

Price: $ 450


Jan 05, 2011
Officially announced: Yes
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Wasn't a big fan
Phone owned for more than a year

I received it used but used it afterwards for a good 3-4 years. The phone is fairly heavy and I encountered problems with it overheating or shutting off randomly. The battery was pretty bad and I had to purchase another charger because the old one was worn down. It only had 7 GB of usable memory on it and I found myself running out towards the end of my using it. Overall it was an okay phone, it did its job and lasted me a long time. However, it was also outdated for me and it was definitely time for a change.

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My first smartphone
Phone owned for more than a year

I had the inspire as my first smart phone and I was happy for the long run. Near the end of its life, it really started to slow down and freeze and lock a lot. But all in all, it was a great first starting phone and I will always rememebr it.

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Phone owned for more than a year

One of the worst phones I've owned. After my wonderful HTC Vivid's screen shattered and aux input quit working on me, I decided to get this Inspire to hold me over til my upgrade. Going from Vivid to Inspire is like going back in time. The battery life is almost non-existent, the camera is pretty awful (photos will blur due to slow shutter,) the single core processor is very noticeable! The phone glitches constantly: randomly restarting on its own, freezing up and causing me to remove battery (not an easy feat,) apps freeze and shut down on their own, too. Resolution isn't the best. This phone is durable for the most part. The buttons for volume control did break off (but I'm sure having to constantly fiddle with the battery cover played a big part in that.) Speaker phone is quiet, media volume is quiet, alarm is loud.

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