HTC Desire C: Cheap Android Smartphone with ICS and Sense 4.0
Published on May 16th, 2012
HTC has released another Android smartphone, after the successful release of the HTC One series, called HTC Desire C. This time it looks like an entry level smartphone with mid level specifications. The HTC Desire C has a similar design to that of an HTC One series.
The HTC Desire C is built with a metal frame and same quality of craftsmanship like in the HTC One series. But it only sports a 3.5 inch display and is powered by a 600MHz processor. However, to compensate with its processing power and small display, HTC decided to run the HTC Desire C on Android v4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has added at 5 megapixel camera with an aperture size of F/2.8. Other notable features and specifications can be found in the HTC Desire C specs table I outlined below.
HTC Desire C Specifications
Operating System: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
User Interface: HTC Sense 4.0 UI
Display: 3.5 inch at 320x 480 pixel resolution
Processor: 600MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S1
Camera: 5 megapixel camera
Storage: 4GB internal + 25GB Cloud Storage from DropBox
Expansion Slot: microSD
Connectivity: 3G, HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, Bluetooth 4, WiFi, USB 2.0
NFC: Available in some models
Battery: 1230 mAh
The HTC Desire C comes in three different colors Black, White and Red. According to reports it will be launched by the end of May 2012. However there are no words yet regarding its official price. But there are rumors that the HTC Desire C will be priced below 200 Euros