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HTC Desire launched with a price of Php34,900

Yesterday during UNO’s Anniversary Party, HTC’s latest Android phone to hit the local market, the Desire, was also launched with a price of Php34,900.

HTC Desire is a smartphone running on Android OS which has one of the most gorgeous displays for a phone today thanks to its 3.7-inch WVGA display coupled with HTC’s Sense UI.


The HTC Desire also supports Adobe Flash to bring video and gaming content to your heart’s desire off the internet. They also replaced the traditional trackball with an optical joystick surrounded by a narrow button to improve usability.

It also features HTC’s Friend Stream that will help simplify the way you handle your social networks. Your interaction with friends across multiple social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Flickr are brought into a single easy to follow stream of updates, photo posts and shared links. You can also broadcast a status message to both Facebook and Twitter at the same time with Friend Stream.

Features at a glance:

  • Qualcomm QSD8250, 1GHz
  • Android 2.1 with HTC Sense
  • ROM: 512MB; RAM: 576 MB
  • Expandable microSD slot up to 32GB
  • 3.7-inch capacitive touch screen with 480 x 800 WVGA resolution
  • 5mp camera with auto focus and flash
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g, Bluetooth 2.1
  • Internet Sharing through USB
  • Internal GPS antenna
  • G-sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
  • Talk time: Up to 400 minutes
  • Standby time: Up to 340 hours

If you want to read a review of the HTC Desire, check out Abe’s at Yugatech. We’re still waiting for a review unit to come our way.

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