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Desire from HTC


With the HTC Desire, it's all about your information, your entertainment, your multimedia. A multitude of HTC Sense widgets makes it easy to transform your Home screen with rich content that personalizes your phone experience. If you're a sports junkie or simply love to keep up to date with the latest news, the HTC Desire keeps you in the know with the News application. News makes it easier than ever to collect all your favorite articles from across the web. Choose from a selection of channels that cover top blogs, news sites or sports pages, or get news updates based on the keywords you select. The 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor makes the phone incredibly responsive.

Carriers
 USA Service ProvidersInfoUSA Service ProvidersThese carriers offer the device for sale and for use on their network.Alltel, Cellular South, U.S. Cellular  
Carrier Networks
 Network bandsInfoNetwork bandsThis specifies the network types and frequency bands (in MHz) supported by the device.CDMA: 800/1900, EVDO rev. A  
Connectivity
 WiFiInfoWiFiA localized wireless internet connection standard that operates in the 2.4 GHz band. Most WiFi implementations support the b and g standards (at 11 Mbps and 55 Mbps maximum data rates respectively). The newer n standard offers up to 110 Mbps in some situations, with compatible equipment.802.11 b/g  
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 BluetoothInfoBluetoothThis is an open-standard used to transfer audio and data over very short distances on the 2.4 GHz band. Version 2.0 and 2.1 include EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) for faster data rates over the version 1 standard. Depending on the implementation and power level it may be designed to operate over distances of 3 feet to 300 feet. Version 2.x uses a data rate of 3 Mbps, and version 3.0 uses 24 Mbps.2.1 + EDR  
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 InfraredInfoInfraredThis very low speed communication method is typically used for the direct line-of-site operation of other remote devices.no  
Power and Battery
 Battery typeLithium Ion (Li-Ion)  
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 Battery capacityInfoBattery capacityWhile mildly interesting, without knowing the current draw (which changes greatly depending on what functions are active) it does not provide any indication of how long the device will run.1400 mAH 
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 Talk timeInfoTalk timeThis is a very rough estimate by the manufacturer of how long the device functions starting with a full charge. Your milage will vary!6.1 hours 
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 Standby time (max)InfoStandby time (max)This indicates how long the device should function in standby mode without using any functions.136 hours 
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 Charging CableMicro USB to USB cable for charging  
Operating System
 Android version2.1  
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 User interfaceHTC Sense™  
Physical
 WeightInfoWeightThis is the weight of the device with a standard battery. It does not include a case cover or other optional attachments.4.8 ounces 
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 Width2.4 inches 
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 Height4.7 inches 
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 Depth0.5 inches 
Manufacturer
 HTC 
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 Release Date26-Mar-2010  
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 Price (no contract)*$ 499.95  
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 Price (2yr contract)*$ 99.99  
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 * Prices change frequently, may have discounts or rebates
   and may vary greatly from these numbers.
  U.S. Cellular
 
 
Display
 ScreenInfoScreenThis is the screen size measured diagonally.3.7 inches 
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 Screen resolutionInfoScreen resolutionThis is the number of pixel dots that appear on the screen - horizontal x vertical.800 x 480 pixels 
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 Screen technologyInfoScreen technologyThe type of display, typically LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) or eInk. There are a number of LCD variations, such as TFT (Thin-Film Transistor) or OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode).AMOLED (early versions)
Super LCD (current)
 
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 Touch screenyes  
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 Touch screen typeInfoTouch screen typeTypically either Resistive or Capacitive technologies are used. Capacitive is more sensitive than Resistive. Devices so noted also include Multi-touch, where gestures using two fingers are detected.Multi-Touch Capacitive  
Memory
 Internal RAMInfoInternal RAMRandom Access Memory.384 MB 
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 Internal StorageInfoInternal StorageThis is the flash memory internal to the device. On a few devices, the internal memory can be expanded. Note that the operating system and pre-loaded applications will consume a poriton of this memory.512 MB 
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 External TypemicroSD card  
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 External Storage (incl)InfoExternal Storage (incl)This is the memory on an external storage card included with the device.8 GB 
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 External Storage (max)32 GB 
Hardware
 ProcessorQualcomm QSD 8250 Snapdragon  
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 Processor speedInfoProcessor speedThe speed of the processor provides a very rough idea of performance between devices using the same processor type and same number of cores.1 GHz 
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 Processor coresInfoProcessor coresMultiple cores can significantly increase the devices performance when matched to an OS that support multiple cores. Android versions 2.4 & 3.0 and later support multi-cores, while older OS versions will only use a single core.1  
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 USB Version2.0  
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 Keyboard TypeVirtual  
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 Audio Jack3.5 mm  
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 Hearing Aid RatingInfoHearing Aid RatingHearing Aid Compatibiliy (HAC) offers a rating sytem for how well the microphone works (M1 to M4) and if the device supports T-coil magnetic audio to a heading aid (T1-T4). Higher numbers are better.M3/T3 Class 
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 FM RadioInfoFM RadioWhen equiped, the FM radio allows you to listen to FM radio stations. Normally FM radio only works while headphones are attached, as the headphone wires are also used as the FM antenna.yes  
Location
 GPSInfoGPSDevices with Global Positioning System support use a satellite-based navigation system to identify your current position and altitude.yes  
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 CompassInfoCompassAn electronic compass compares the position of the device relative to earth's magnetic north.yes  
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 AccelerometerInfoAccelerometerAn accelerometer detects device movement and how fast the movement changes.yes  
Camera
 Primary Camera5.0 MegaPixels 
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 FlashInfoFlashUnless otherwise stated, devices with flash have a single LED flash, only suitable for close distances.yes  
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 Auto-focusInfoAuto-focusThis allows the device to automatically adjust the focus.yes  
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 Videoyes  
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 Video ResolutionInfoVideo ResolutionThis identifies the the highest quality of video that the primary camera can take.720P  
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 Other featuresFace detection  
More Features
 
  • Includes HTC widgets: Bookmarks, Calendar, Clock, Footprints, Friend Stream, Mail, Messages, Music, News, People, Photo Album, Photo Frame, Search, Settings, Stocks, Twitter, Weather.
  • Optical Trackpad