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HTC Desire Coming to the US via Select Regional Carriers This August
      #37463 - 06/16/10 04:11 PM

For those who didn't get the Nexus One on there own carriers, you might get another shot at your regional carrier. Just got the word from HTC that the HTC Desire will be coming to the US via select regional operators beginning this August. We will keep you posted on the operators, pricing, etc., but the HTC Desire will feature the same 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and Android 2.1 with HTC Sense that has proven so popular on the international version of HTC Desire. More detailed specs on current HTC Desire:

CPU Processing Speed
1 GHz

Power & Battery
Battery type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1400 mAh
Talk time:

* WCDMA: Up to 390 mins
* GSM: Up to 400 mins

Standby time:

* WCDMA: Up to 360 hours
* GSM: Up to 340 hours

* 5 megapixel color camera
* Face detection capability
* Auto focus and flash
* Widescreen photo capture
* Geotagging

* 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
* Standard micro-USB
(5-pin micro-USB 2.0)

* G-Sensor
* Digital compass
* Proximity sensor
* Ambient light sensor

HTC Widgets
* Bookmarks, Calendar, Clock, Footprints, Friend Stream, Mail, Messages, Music, News, People, Photo Album, Photo Frame, Search, Settings, Stocks, Twitter, Weather
* Downloadable widgets

Social Networking
* Facebook integration
* Friend Stream
* Photo sharing on Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter
* Video sharing on YouTube
* HTC Peep for twittering

Recommended Windows System Requirements
* Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Windows XP
* HTC Sync

Special Features
* Automatically lowers the ringer volume as soon as the phone is picked up
* Mutes the ringer when the phone is flipped face down
* Backs up certain data and settings to the microSD card automatically, such as SMS/MMS messages, bookmarks, Wi-Fi passwords, and more

Type: AMOLED capacitive touch screen with pinch-to-zoom capability
Size: 3.7 inches
Resolution: 480 X 800 WVGA

Android 2.1 (?clair) with HTC Sense

ROM: 512 MB
RAM: 576 MB

Expansion slot:
* microSD memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)
* Supports up to 32 GB


* 3G:
Up to 7.2 Mbps download speed
Up to 2 Mbps upload speed
* GPRS: Up to 114 kbps downloading
* EDGE: Up to 560 kbps downloading
* Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 b/g


* Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
* A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
* FTP and OPP (object push) for file transfer
* Other supported profiles: AVRCP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HSP, PBAP, SPP, Service Discovery Application Profile


* Photos application for viewing photos and videos
* Music
* FM Radio
* Audio supported formats:
Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma
Recording: .amr
* Video supported formats:
Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv
Recording: .3gp


* Internal GPS antenna
* Google Maps
* HTC Footprints


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