The HTC Desire S offers an alternative optionFeb 18th, 2011 | By phoneslimited | Category: Telecommunications
The HTC Desire S is in essence an enhanced version of its predecessor. The unit is due for release Q2 of 2011, and is expected to become as popular as the previous incarnation. This particular unit measures 115 mm x 59 mm wide whilst being 11 mm thick and weighing in at 130 g.
The handset comes with a 3.7 inch display screen which is expressive in every way, combining S-LCD capacitive display functionality with touch screen technology. The units display screen can actively display 16 million colours within a 480 x 800 pixel screen resolution, ensuring excellent quality image display. The screen comes with a range of touch sensitive controls located underneath the display screen, in addition to utilising the HTC sense user interface, which within this unit is version 3.0. Additional functionality is provided by virtue of the accelerometer and proximity sensors which are included within the unit as standard.
The unit comes with a range of connectivity options which include a microSD card slot, which can be utilised to increase the available memory capacity from its internal 1.1 GB up to a more substantial 32 GB. The unit also comes with micro USB, Bluetooth, EDGE and GPRS connections in addition to Internet access by virtue of either the Wi Fi connection or its own HSDPA connection which provides blistering web access speeds of up to 14.4 Mbps.
The HTC Desire S comes with a 1 GHz Scorpion processor which is one of the fastest available central processing units. In addition the unit utilises the aforementioned gingerbread version of the android operating system. The unit also comes with a range of Internet related functions including Google search, Gmail as well as Google talk, YouTube and Picasa integration. The handset comes with a satellite navigation function, which utilises A-GPS support and provides effective navigation.
For entertainment purposes the unit comes with a 5.0 megapixel camera and includes autofocus, touch focus, image stabilisation as well as geo-tagging and an LED flash as standard. In addition the same camera can be utilised to record video at 720 pixels and at 30 frames per second, whilst a secondary camera is provided which offers VGA quality image capture. A stereo FM radio is provided in addition to an MP4/MP3 multimedia player.
The HTC Desire S, which as you would expect is similar in many ways to the HTC Desire offers expressive levels of technology, accompanied by an aesthetic appeal that is second to none.
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