Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Upgradable to Android 4.0 ICS
5 MP Autofocus Camera With LED Flash, VGA Front Camera
1 GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon Processor, 768 MB RAM
Gorgeous Aluminum Unibody design
Introduced back in 2011, the HTC Desire S still remains HTC’s one of the most successful smartphones. The Desire S’s top-notch aluminum unibody design makes it a very beautiful phone though that is not the only thing that makes it a big hit. The Taiwanese company has incorporated a 3.7 Inch screen into the Desire S with a resolution of 480 x 800 while the use of Corning Gorilla Glass technology helps a lot in keeping the screen devoid of scratches.
The Desire S uses Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread but it is upgradable to Android 4.0 ICS which comes with HTC Sense 3.6. HTC has vastly improved Sense 3.6 over the last Sense version to make your experience with your phone even better.
It has two cameras, one on the back that is a 5 MP autofocus camera with LED Flash while the front camera is a VGA one.
Even though it’s two year old, the Desire S is still up to speed with a 1 GHz Dual-Core Snapdragon processor coupled with 768 MB of RAM to give you a smooth and buttery performance. To power this phone, there is a 1450 mAh battery which can give you a standby time of 430 hours and a talk time of 9 hour and 50 mins on 2G/7 hours and 10 mins on 3G.
HTC Desire S also has the basic range of connectivity features like 3G, EDGE, GPRS, GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
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|Key Specifications||Key Specifications|
|Display Size||3.7 inches||4.0 inches||6.2 inches||3.7 inches|
|RAM||768 MB RAM||4GB 768MB RAM||2/3 GB RAM||4GB 768MB RAM|
|Rear Camera||5 MP||5 MP||13 MP||5 MP|
|Front Camera||VGA||No||5 MP||VGA|
|Battery Capacity||Removable Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery||Removable Li-Ion 1650 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 4230 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 1600 mAh battery|
|Internal Memory||1.1 GB||4GB||32 GB||4GB|
|Screen Resolution||480 x 800 pixels||480 x 800 pixels||720 x 1520 pixels||480 x 800 pixels|
|Release Date||2011, February. Released 2011, March|
|Phone Dimensions||4.53 x 2.35 x 0.46 in|
|Phone Weight||130 g|
|Operating System||Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), upgradable to 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)|
|Screen Size||3.7 inches|
|Screen Resolution||480 x 800 pixels|
|Screen Type||S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Internal Memory||1.1 GB|
|RAM||768 MB RAM|
|Card Slot||microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Processor||1.0 GHz Scorpion|
|Type||Removable Li-Ion 1450 mAh battery|
|Front Video Recording||No|
|Back Flash Light||Yes|
|Back Camera||5 MP|
|Back Video Recording||720p@30fps|
|Radio||Stereo FM radio, RDS|