Global smartphone giant, HTC had announced the launch of its First ever Dual SIM based Android smartphone – the HTC Desire V – for the international market during the Indonesia Cellular Show earlier this month. But back then HTC did not reveal any information about the Indian debut of the device. But finally the HTC Desire V has made its to India via online stores even though there has been no official word from the company itself.
The HTC Desire V is a dual SIM (GSM+GSM) mode based Android smartphone. The Desire V supports dual-band HSPA on the primary SIM slot, while the secondary one supports EDGE and GPRS connectivity. In terms of hardware, the HTC Desire V sports a 4 inch WVGA resolution based display running on Qualcomm MSM7227A chipsets, with a 1GHz Cortex-A5 processor coupled with Adreno 200 graphics and a 512 MB of RAM to keep things smooth.
The smartphone feature a 5 megapixel, primary autofocus camera with LED flash and VGA recording, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, FM radio, 4 GB storage and a 32 GB expandable memory through a micro SD expansion slot.
The device features Android’s latest operating system, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which is accented with HTC’s latest Sense 4.0 user interface. The device also has Beats Audio enhancements for superior music quality and sound.
The pricing of the device varies from store to store with the cheapest price being offered by Buytheprice.com at Rs 21,000 followed closely by stores like Flipkart and Infibeam who are selling the device for a price of Rs 21,999.