HTC Launches the HTC Desire S in India (PR)
WOOT! We just got info from HTC that the Desire S has been officially launched in India. We already have a unit on the way so expect the full sense treatment.
The device is priced at INR 25,490/-
Camera & Display
- Camera – 5.0 Mega Pixels Camera, Resolution 2592×1944 Pixels, Video, Geo-tagging, Autofocus, Image Stabilization, Touch Focus, LED Flash, VGA Secondary Camera
- Screen Display – 3.7 inches, Resolution 480×800 Pixels
- Color – S-LCD Capacitive TouchScreen with 16M colors
- Accelerometer sensor(UI auto-rotate)
- Proximity sensor (Auto turn-off)
- Touch-sensitive controls
- HTC Sense v3.0 UI, SNS integration
- Digital compass, Document viewer
- Dedicated search key, Organizer
- Voice memo, dial & commands
- Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, G-Talk, Picasa integration
- Audio, Video Recorder & Playback
- MP3, MP4 Player
- MP3, WAV Ring tones, Vibration
- Stereo FM Radio with RDS
- 3.5 mm Headphone jack
- Loudspeaker, Games
- SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
- Instant Messaging
- Predictive Text Input
- Connectivity Options – Bluetooth v2.1, Micro USB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS
- Data Modes – 3G, GPRS 114 Kbps, EDGE 560 Kbps, HTML Internet Browsing
- Internal Memory – 768 MB RAM, 1.1 GB ROM
- Expandable Memory- 32 GB Micro/SD card slot
- Phone Book – Unlimited Contacts, Photo call
- Call Records – Unlimited
- 1500 mAh Li-Ion Standard Battery
- Battery Life – N/A
- Battery Talk Time – N/A
Mobile Size and Looks
- Size – 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm
- Weight – 130 grams
- Body Colors – Black
FULL Press Release
New Delhi – April 07, 2011 – HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced the launch of the latest HTC Desire S in the Indian market. The Android-powered HTC Desire S, equipped with the latest HTC Sense experience, perfectly combines a sleek unibody design with powerful features, and is a worthy successor to the much-acclaimed HTC Desire.
“HTC developed the HTC Sense experience to bring cutting-edge innovation to our customers in simple and natural ways that just make sense – this is what the HTC Desire S represents best,” said Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India. “The new phone offers an exhilarating mix of style, innovation and features that extends people’s mobile experience in ways that feel personal and completely original. The HTC Desire was extremely well received in India and met with immense success and we are positive that the new HTC Desire S will prove to be a worthy successor”, he added.HTC Desire S
As a successor to the popular and award-winning HTC Desire, the new HTC Desire S blends stunning design with power and speed. Inspired by the HTC Legend™ smartphone’s aluminium design, the HTC Desire S is sculpted out of a single block of aluminum making it feel solid and natural in your hand. With Qualcomm’s new 1GHz Snapdragon™ MSM8255 processor, the HTC Desire S offers snappy performance and power. It offers dual front and back cameras, High-Definition video recording and the 3.7-inch WVGA display presents multimedia content brilliantly.
The new HTC Sense experience offers a variety of enhancements that improve how people capture, create, share and access multimedia content. With a newly created camera experience, people can record HD videos or capture and edit images with a variety of fun camera effects. With HTC Locations, a new differentiated online mapping experience, people have instant, on-demand mapping without download delays or incurring mobile roaming charges.
HTC Sense also includes a new integrated online e-reading experience utilizing a new e-book store powered by Koboä and a new, mobile-optimized e-reader that offers the ability to highlight, annotate and quickly search for definitions or translate unfamiliar terms.
Pricing & Availability
The HTC Desire S will be available at a Market Operating Price of Rs. 25,490* at all authorized HTC resellers across the country.
* Price may vary according to the local applicable taxes
About HTCHTC Corporation (HTC) is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile industry. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC creates innovative devices that better serve the lives and needs of individuals. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information about HTC, please visit www.htc.com.