HTC Desire VC

Saturday, December 29, 2012

/ by Aman Banka

HTC Desire VC - Price: Rs.19899 [ Indian Market Price ]

Key Features

  1. Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS
  2. 5 MP Primary Camera
  3. 4-inch Capacitive Touchscreen
  4. 1 GHz Cortex-A5 Processor
  5. FM Radio
  6. Wi-Fi Enabled
  7. Expandable Storage Capacity of 32 GB
HTC has created a high performance smartphone in the form of the HTC Desire VC. The phone comes loaded with a number of features which will leave the user highly satisfied and asking for more. The HTC Desire VC is run on the clever Android v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS which manages the multi-tasking abilities of the device. The operating software is backed up by a 1 GHz Cortex-A5 processor and 512 MB of RAM which together ensure the smooth running of applications on the phone.

The display is a large 4-inch Capacitive Touchscreen which provides a WVGA resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The device uses a HTC Sense 4.0 User Interface which helps to simplify the user’s interaction with the phone. The HTC Desire VC also comes with a Dual SIM (GSM + CDMA) functionality, both the SIM cards capable of being active simultaneously.

The camera on the phone is a powerful 5 megapixel device and comes accompanied by an LED flash. The camera is also capable of recording video and features useful tools like Auto-focus and Geo-tagging which enhance the usability of the device.


The phone is a smartly designed mobile and comes in a sleek rectangular frame, most of which is covered by the 4-inch display. The dimensions of the phone are 62.3 x 119.5 x 9.42 mm and it weighs in at nominal 118 g. With a thickness of 9.42 mm, the device is quite slim and fits easily into the palm of the hand. Features like the Accelerometer, Proximity sensor and Ambient Light sensor contribute to conserve the battery as well as manage the display screen’s brightness and orientation to make the HTC Desire VC a very intelligent device.

Storage and Battery

The internal memory of the phone is a healthy 4 GB which can be expanded via the expandable memory card slot by up to 32 GB using a micro SD card. The micro SD card, thus, can store a large part of the user’s music and video collection to keep on entertaining anywhere and at anyplace. Additionally, the HTC Desire VC is powered by a 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery for optimum battery life.

Connectivity and Features

The phone comes packed with multiple features to keep the user connected at home, work or on the move. The device possesses GPRS technology to browse the internet via the 2G network while also being capable of faster data transfer rates using the 3G functionality of the phone. The mobile is WiFi capable and can be tethered to another device using the WiFi Hotspot function to transfer documents or play games with the tethered device. Files and documents can be exchanged from this phone using the Bluetooth functionality or the micro USB port located on the device. Additionally, the device is capable of being the user’s navigation aid through Google Maps which uses assisted GPS technology.

The HTC Desire VC is capable of keeping the user entertained through the music player, video player or the inbuilt FM radio. The phone possesses sound enhancement tools such as Beats Audio and Optimized Bass Drum that contribute to considerably enhancing the audio experience for the user. Additionally, the phone comes with useful features like Sync Manager, Text Auto Reflow, Social Stream and a 25 GB Integrated Dropbox to make the device a very intelligent assistant to the user’s daily needs.

Specifications of HTC Desire VC -

In Sales PackageHandset, Battery, Charger, Headset, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card
SIMDual SIM, GSM + CDMA, (Dual Active)
Touch ScreenYes, Capacitive
Business FeaturesDocument Viewer, Pushmail
Call FeaturesLoudspeaker
Handset ColorStealth Black
Operating FreqGSM - 900, 1800, 1900; CDMA - 800
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
Size62.3x119.5x9.42 mm
Weight118 g
TypeLi-Ion, 1650 mAh
Internal4 GB
Expandable MemorymicroSD, upto 32 GB
Memory512 MB RAM
Internet FeaturesEmail
3GYes, 3.1 Mbps EVDO Rev.A
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 eAAC, MP3, WAV
Video PlayerYes, Supports H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV, 3GP
Sound EnhancementBeats Audio, Optimized Bass Drum, Boosts Vocals
RingtoneMP3, WAV
Call MemoryYes
SMS MemoryYes
Phone Book MemoryYes
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, G-Sensor
Additional FeaturesSync Manager, Smartdial, Text Auto Reflow, Social Stream, Live Usage Monitor,
25 GB Integrated Dropbox, MMS Enabled, Audio Recording, Voice Input
1 year manufacturer warranty for Phone &
1 year warranty for in the box accessories

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