HTC Desire S

price N/A launch Apr, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 5 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Great build quality with aluminium unibody design
  • Bright, responsive touchscreen
  • Smooth, intuitive HTC Sense user interface
  • Good call quality
  • Nippy web browser
  • Decent camera

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Loudspeaker volume is a bit low
  • No dedicated camera button

5 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size3.7 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 252 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1 GHz
RAM768 MB
Memory
Internal Memory1.1 GB
Expandable Memory SlotYes
Free (Included) Memory Card8 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1450 mAh
Battery Standby455 hrs
Battery Talktime9.83 hrs
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness11.63 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Image Stabilization
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
FM RadioYes
More
  • Flip-to-Mute
  • Polite Ringer
  • Self-Adjusting Ringtone Volume
  • Weather
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.09/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys