HTC Desire U – Budget 4-inch Android ICS smartphone announced

Taiwanese giant HTC has today announced the launch of an entry-level Android smartphone dubbed as the HTC Desire U in its homeland and is expected to be aimed at emerging markets like Taiwan, China and other Asian regions.

HTC-Desire-U-1 The HTC Desire U arrives with a 4-inch Capacitive display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels and is powered by a single-core 1 GHz processor coupled with 512 MB RAM.

The internal storage is pegged at 4 GB which can be expanded using a microSD card. The Desire U packs in a 5 MP Auto Focus camera on the back with LED Flash but lacks a front facing camera. Going by the connectivity options, the device supports 3G, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 and it runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS out-of-the-box.
The smartphone arrives with Beat Audio enhancement which will make the music listening experience much better compared to other smartphone and it will get all its juice from a 1650 mAh battery. The Desire U is expected to be priced at $275 and going by the entry-level specs, it wouldn’t be a surprise if the smartphone is launched in the next few months.