HTC Desire V

Saturday, December 29, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

HTC Desire V - Price: Rs.16190 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. 5 MP Primary Camera
  2. Dual SIM (GSM + GSM)
  3. Wi-Fi Enabled
  4. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
  5. Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  6. 1 GHz Cortex-A5 Processor
  7. 4-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
HTC brings you a mid-ranged smartphone which packs a lot of power within a diminutive body. The HTC Desire V is a bar shaped mobile which is run on the futuristic and smart Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OSbacked up by a mighty 1 GHz Cortex-A5 processor. The device contains an adequate 512 MB RAM to ensure the smooth running of multiple apps on the phone. The HTC Desire V has a dual SIM (GSM + GSM)functionality for those users who travel a lot and use more than one SIM card.

The display is a 4-inch capacitive touchscreen which is easy to use and quite responsive. The phone uses an HTC sense 4.0 User Interface which brings with it a number of tools and features to simplify the user’s experience.

The camera on this HTC phone is a powerful 5 megapixel device which comes with an LED flash for clicking pictures in low light. It features tools like Autofocus and Geo-tagging which makes it easier to use. Additionally, the camera also has video shooting capability to complement its power.


This HTC Desire V is a good-looking smartphone. The device’s large screen and slim frame make it a highly desirable buy. The dimensions of the phone are 62.3 x 118.5 x 9.32 mm. With a thickness of 9.32 mm, it is one of the slimmest smartphones available in the market. The HTC Desire V weighs in at 114 g which makes it relatively light as well.
The device contains an inbuilt Proximity sensor as well as an Ambient Light sensor. These functions intelligently help to conserve battery and enhance the usability of the phone.

Storage and Battery

The device contains an ample 4 GB of internal memory. Additionally, it contains an expandable memory slot which can push the memory to up to 32 GB for your images, videos and music collection. The phone is backed up by an adequate 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery which provides an optimum battery life.

Connectivity and Features

This HTC device is more than capable of keeping the user well connected under most circumstances. The phone is GPRS and EDGE technology capable, which will keep the user connected over the 2G network. For faster browsing while on the move, the phone is also 3G capable. The device has a WiFi capability for connecting to the internet over a wireless network as well as a WiFi hotspot tethering functionality. The user can also transfer files via Bluetooth or a micro USB port. The HTC Desire V is a good navigating device as it supports A-GPS technology through Google Maps

The phone also has interesting entertainment features in the form of a music player, video player and an FM radio. The music experience has been enhanced for the user with the inbuilt Beats Audio functionality.

Specifications of HTC Desire V -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
SIMDual SIM, GSM + GSM, (Dual Standby)
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
KeypadNo, Not Applicable
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail
Call FeaturesConference Call, Loudspeaker
Handset ColorsPolar White & Stealth Black
Operating FreqGSM - 900, 1800, 1900; UMTS - 2100
OSAndroid v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
User InterfaceHTC Sense 4.0
Processor1 GHz Cortex-A5
GraphicsAdreno 200
Size4 Inches
ResolutionWVGA, 480 x 800 Pixels
Color16 M
Primary CameraYes, 5 Megapixel
Secondary CameraNo
Video RecordingYes
Other Camera FeaturesAuto Focus, Geo-tagging
Size62.3x118.5x9.32 mm
Weight114 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1650 mAh
Internal4 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
Pre-installed BrowserAndroid
WifiYes, 802.11 b/g/n
USB ConnectivityYes, micro USB, v2
TetheringWi-fi Hotspot
GPS SupportYes, A-GPS with Google Maps
BluetoothYes, v4
Audio Jack3.5 mm
Music PlayerYes, Supports MP3, WAV, eAAC
Video PlayerYes, Supports MP4, WMV, 3GP, 3G2, AVI, H.263, H.264
Sound EnhancementBeats Audio
RingtoneMP3, WAV
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsProximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, G-Sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
Additional FeaturesVoice Input
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
1 year warranty for in the box accessories

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