Quietly Brilliant HTC Introduces Desire HD
If there’s a list of companies that has been consistently producing quality and wide-ranging phones, of many OS flavours, Taiwanese phone maker HTC would be very high up on that list. HTC keeps the tradition alive by introducing the new Desire HD Android phone.
The HTC Desire HD, an update of the HTC Desire, brings has one of the biggest phone displays available on the market – discounting the genre-confused Dell Streak. The 4.3-inch WVGA touchscreen of the Desire HD has a 480×800 resolution. It is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon chip. The phone comes with a 1.5GB internal memory, microSD card slot for up to 32GB additional storage, 768MB RAM, 3G capability, GPS, 802.11n Wi-Fi and Android’s Froyo.
Other specs of the Desire HD include an 8MP camera with integrated dual LED flash and autofocus feature, automatic face detection, and geo-tagging, as well as a digital compass, G-Sensor, and proximity and ambient light sensor. The HTC Desire HD can not only display HD videos, but it can also record 720p video. The phone also supports DLNA streaming.
For now, the phone is available in the UK for a retail price of £470. No details yet on its US release and price.