Android based HTC Desire launched in India

htc-desire-s HTC Corporation today announced the launch of ‘HTC Desire’ in India. The Android 2.1 based HTC Desire weighs around 135 grams, has a 3.7-inch display, 1-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, HTC Sense and 5 megapixel camera.  The HTC desire comes with a hefty price tag of Rs. Rs. 28,900.

“The HTC Desire underlines HTC’s leadership in offering cutting-edge technology and a superior mobility experience. Globally, one of HTC’s core strengths has been its innovation-packed converged 3G devices and the HTC Desire is yet another testament to our technological capabilities,” said Mr. Ajay Sharma, Country Head, HTC India.  “HTC Sense on the new HTC Desire not only delivers one of the most dynamic and personalized user experiences possible, but also one of the easiest ways to interact and integrate social networks into your life.”

Key Features of HTC Desire

  • Android 2.1 (Éclair) with HTC Sense
  • 3.7-inch Touch-sensitive screen with pinch-to-zoom capability
  • 1-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 5 MP Camera with Face detection capability, Auto focus and flash
  • 3G, W-Fi
  • GPS
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • G-Sensor
  • Digital compass
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • 512 MB internal memory
  • External memory expandable upto 32 GB
  • Upto 400 minutes of Talk Time
  • Upto 340 hours of Standby Time


The HTC Desire comes with an exclusive offer for TATA DOCOMO users, wherein TATA DOCOMO Postpay subscribers will get free data download of 500 MB per month for 06 months. To avail this offer Tata DOCOMO customers will have to SMS ‘Android’ to 54321 from their HTC Desire handset.