HTC S740

Announced:
Aug 26, 2008
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Sep 25, 2008

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

Display size:

2.4 inches

Resolution:

240 x 320 pixels

Pixel density:

167 ppi

Technology:

TFT

Screen-to-body ratio:

35.30 %

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

3.2 megapixels

Video recording:

Yes

Features:

Video calling

Design

Dimensions:

4.58 x 1.71 x 0.64 inches (116.3 x 43.4 x 16.3 mm)

Weight:

4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Features:

Numeric keypad, Full keyboard, Soft keys

Multimedia

Radio:

FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225

Processor:

Single core, 528 MHz

RAM:

0.25 GB

ROM:

256 MB

Storage expansion:

microSD

OS:

Windows Mobile Standard (6.1)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

2.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g

USB:

miniUSB, USB 2.0

Location:

A-GPS

Other:

Computer sync

Cellular

UMTS:

900, 2100 MHz

Data:

UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s

Battery

Capacity:

1000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable

Talk time:

6.33 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time:

11.7 days (280 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G):

5.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

16.7 days (400 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Phone features

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 01, 2008

FCC ID value:

NM8RSM link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.20 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Body:

0.50 W/kg

Measured in:

1900 MHz

Pros

  • Hardware QWERTY keyboard

Cons

  • Thick body (0.64 inches)
  • The camera lacks autofocus
  • The camera lacks flash
  • Does not support automatic screen brightness
  • No front-facing camera
  • Too little RAM

Description

HTC S740 is the successor of the S730 and S710 Vox, also with both numeric keypad and full QWERTY on a slider. It uses the design language of the new Touch models, with piano black finish and faceted back. S740 is a quad-band GSM with dual-band UMTS/HSDPA and features 3.2MP camera, QVGA display, Wi-Fi and aGPS.

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