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HTC Desire is the Nexus One with Sense UI




HTC finally announced their own version of the Google Nexus One and calls it the HTC Desire. It’s practically similar in all but a few aspects but the Desire gets its own HTC Sense UI like the one implemented in the Hero.



HTC Desire
Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor
3.7 inches AMOLED touchscreen @ 480 x 800 pixels
576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM
up to 16GB on microSD
HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 2 Mbps
Bluetooth 2.1
WiFi 802.11 b/g
5 MP autofocus camera w/ LED flash
Stereo FM Radio
GPS with aGPS support
Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair)

Expected to the released on the 2nd quarter of 2010 but price is not yet final. But if ever, I bet it will near Google price on the Nexus One which is $529.



Abe is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of YugaTech. You Can follow him on Twitter @abeolandres.

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27 Responses

  1. Young says:

    Very nice! The Sense UI is a welcome addition!

  2. Erin says:

    I was so excited when this hit my rss reader that I even blogged about it. The reason I am excited is that the target audience includes Asia which means (unlike the N1) the local HTC arm will accept this for standard services. I am pessimistic in that kind of way with gadgets and like to have my phones with me for at least 3-4 years. :)

    ciao!

  3. for me..it lacks some good designs and i dont like it becoz no physical qwerty and obviously im not a fan of htc..camera is on the mid specs..i better go for vivaz pro, x10 or next nokia phone with hd video recording..

  4. Justine says:

    How much is this?

  5. rjay says:

    Hi… Can anyone please tell me when will this be available in the Philippines and how much would it cost… Really interested of getting one instead of iphone… Thank you :)

  6. GC says:

    yeah, when will this be available in the philippines and how much? i hope its not overpriced and must be near as the converted UK price.

  7. cherry says:

    The HTC Hero Sprint offers a highly customizable user interface thanks to HTC Sense.

  8. snpklsdmbldr says:

    still no updates for the HTC Desire here in the Philippines? :(

    any idea how much would it cost kung bibili nito from UK then yung shipment na rin papunta dito sa Pinas?

  9. melvin says:

    any news on when will this device gonna hit the philippines store…

  10. Jesus Sanchez says:

    anything on when will it hit the Philippine market? I’m due for an upgrade. :)

  11. GC says:

    Got my Desire last week :D
    bought from expansys-usa

    you can use the same procedure as with yugatech’s advice on how to buy nexus one, but you don’t need to do the “get a US proxy IP address” work-around.

  12. Jesus Sanchez says:

    can anyone teach me how to buy from the states or elsewhere, i’m somewhat new to all of these. Thanks to anyone who replies :)

  13. Pauline Perez says:

    ^is that reliable? i never tried buying gadgets online kasi.

  14. Jesus Sanchez says:

    http://www.tipidcp.com/itemsearch.php?sec=s&namekeys=desire

    i ordered mine from jtan, hope i get it before the end of the week.

    @Pauline
    Tipidcp is a very reliable website. Give it a try, contact the person, and ask away. :)

  15. GC says:

    Also, always check the seller’s feedback from buyers… If it has many and their 100% positive, then most likely they can be trusted.

    you can also try ebay.ph for buying online.

  16. Cher Cabula says:

    Any word yet on the release here in the Philippines?

  17. enzo says:

    Hi, i have an HTC desire, and luma yung globe prepaid sim card ko, and di ako makapaginternet like browse websites etc, sa sun cellular sim card ko naman gumagana, ano ba pwede kong gawin? tama naman settings naka http.globe.com.ph ung APN ko, tinry ko na rin ung APN for postpaid ayaw rin nmn.

  18. riOt says:

    sir enzo pano mo napagana ung internet sa SUN? naka sun kasi ako kaso hindi ko masetup eh.

  19. enzo says:

    sinalpak ko lang sim card gumana na agad e, problem ko nmn sa globe ayaw, bumili na rin ako ng tattoo ayaw rin.

  20. riOt says:

    @enzo: buti nga sayo gumana sa SUN.. sakin ayaw eh..

    HELP: pano po manually i-set ang GPRS/MMS/WAP settings for HTC Desire?

  21. aidster says:

    HTC desire Rocks! sold my nexus one and got a plan from singtel. love the Sense UI.

  22. Ariel Eata says:

    HTC Brandnew 27,500 meron na nyan d2 sa pinas yan ang pinaka murang nakita ko malapit sa SM north

  23. Ariel Eata says:

    HTC Desire Brandnew 27,500 meron na nyan d2 sa pinas yan ang pinaka murang nakita ko malapit sa SM north

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