HTC Desire C Review

    See other variants reviews Score: 5.37/10
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HTC Desire C is a mid-to-low level Android device, packed with a fast 600 MHz processor, a 5 megapixels back-facing camera and a 3.5 inches multi-touch screen.

HTC decided to power this phone with a quite powerful processor clocking at 600 megahertz, bundled in a Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A system chip with 512 MB RAM memory. Helping with graphic intensive apps, it also counts with an Adreno 200 (enhanced) graphic processing unit clocking at 200 megahertz. This cellphone comes with a fair 4 GB internal storage memory, which is adequate for most users having that it also has an external SD slot to store photographs and videos and even some apps that allow external memory installation.

HTC has made a great design job making this cellphone as lightweight as 3.46 oz.

This cellphone has a interesting 480 x 320 3.5-inches screen, providing this cellphone with a mid level graphic quality. This screen uses LCD capacitive technology, and is multi-touch enabled.

This phone provides Wi-Fi connection (which it can share with other devices around, acting as a mobile hotspot) or fast 3G connection type, supported by HSDPA, UMTS and EDGE technologies. This cellphone works with a SIM card for GSM carriers and it can work with both CDMA and GSM carriers.

This phone is only equipped with a 5 MP back facing camera. this phone's back facing camera has a maximum 2.8 aperture so it has some trouble taking good photos in low light conditions. It also shoots videos in VGA 640x480. The camera also includes geo tagging.

The HTC Desire C features a 1230 mAh medium sized Li-Ion removable battery providing this cellphone with a great battery life.

This device also includes some interesting features like Bluetooth, GPS and Near Field Communication (NFC), and some sensors likeLight Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Accelerometer.

HTC offers this device for 90 dollars, which is quite a high price for comparing with similar cellphones.

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Device Type:Phone
Operating System (OS):Android 4.0.3
Variant:See other variants reviews
Also Known As:HTC Wildfire C, HTC Golf
Dimensions:4.22 x 2.39 x 0.47 inchesMetric10.72 x 6.07 x 1.19 cmImperial
Weight:3.46 ouncesMetric98.09 gImperial
Price:$ 90.00


Screen Type:LCD
Size:3.5 inchesMetric8.9 cmImperial
Resolution:320 x 480 pixels
Pixel density:165 pixels per inchMetric64.96 pixels per cmImperial
Touch screen:Capacitive, Multi-touch


Chipset:Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM7225A
Processor:ARM Cortex-A5 (Single-Core 600 MHz)
RAM Memory:512 MB
Graphics Processor:Adreno 200 (enhanced) (200 MHz)
Internal Memory:4 GB
SD Card Slot:microSD, microSDHC (up to 32 GB)


Battery type:Li-Ion
Capacity:1230 mAh


Back camera:5 megapixels
    Focal length:34mm (35mm equivalence)
Max video resolution:640 x 480 (VGA)
Camera features:Geo Tagging


    Mobile Hotspot:Yes
SIM Card Type:SIM
CDMA Bands:800, 1700/2100, 1900
GSM Bands:850, 900, 1800, 1900
UMTS Bands:900, 2100
Technologies:HSDPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA

Other Features

Bluetooth:Version 3.0
NFC (Near Field Communication):Yes
Sensors:Accelerometer, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor