The HTC Desire mobile phone, earlier known as the Bravo, combines the HTC Sense interface and the Google Android operating system and is HTC’s version of the Google Nexus One.
Users of the HTC Desire can customize web feeds and related content of their choice in their multiple home screens. This mobile phone will also provide regular comments, status updates, and photographs from social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook to its users. The phone lists all likely means communications such as email, Facebook, and number in the contact list. The Android Market provides an unlimited number of applications that are downloadable for the HTC Desire phone users. These users can also utilize Gmail, Google Search, and Google Maps for accessing the Google services.
The HTC Desire incorporates multi-touch-based 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display. This display, along with the multimedia and web browsing services, offers a thrilling experience for HTC Desire users. The AMOLED technology enables a colorful display on the touchscreen, conserves power of batteries, and renders the phone only 11.9 mm thick. The highly responsive touchscreen uses a capacitive technology that ensures that the screen display would respond to users’ fingers only, obviating phone operation due to hitting keys by mistake.
The phone has multi-touch feature that is put to use in maps, photographs, and web browsing applications thereby making the phone easier to use. The phone has a 5.0 megapixel camera with an LED flash and an autofocus feature for making high-quality photos. These photos can be saved on the HTC Desire for viewing them later on the phone display, email these photos to friends, or even upload these photos online for sharing through websites like FlikR or blogs.
The phone has in-built 1 GHz processor that facilitates the launch of programs and multiple apps instantaneously. The high phone speed is due to the employment of the mobile broadband feature known as the HSPDA. The screen’s angle is rotated by an in-built accelerometer, and a proximity sensor prevents the screen from rotating by default while on a call.
An in-built GPS in the HTC Desire helps users to determine their present location based on which they can plan their onward journeys. The phone can also be used as a satellite-based general navigation gadget. The HTC Desire phone optimizes this GPS feature for utilizing with the Google Maps feature, thereby ensuring that users would not lose their ways.
Personal and business uses of the phone are made handy with the Email client, enabling users to receive mails onto their handsets directly. The users can send emails, texts, videos, or photographs to any global email account. The HTC phone offers a simple and inexpensive means for users to contact their colleagues, family, or friends.
The HTC Desire also incorporates an in-built music player where users can store their music. Users can listen to music tunes wherever they are. An external memory card in the HTC phone can support 32 GB microSD cards that enable users to store so many music tracks at a given time.