HTC Desire available now on T-Mobile UK

T-Mobile UK are now taking orders for the HTC Desire Android smartphone via their website! Delivery for the handset is quoted to take around seven days which roughly falls in line for the 1st April release date. You can get the HTC Desire for free if you pay £35 a month for a 24 month contract giving you a massive with 1200 minutes, unlimited texts and unlimited internet. However there is another enticing option available. If you pay £129 for the handset itself and £15 a month for the contract, you will get 300 minutes, 300 texts and unlimited internet making this smartphone rather affordable to many.

Here is a brief rundown of the HTC Desire’s specification:

  • Operating System:  Android 2.1 with HTC Sense user interface
  • Processor:  1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon
  • Screen:  3.7 inch AMOLED capactive touch screen with a 480 x 800 WVGA resolution
  • Battery:  1400 mAh Rechargeable Lithium-ion
  • Camera: 5 megapixel color camera with face detection capablity. auto focus and flash, widescreen photo capture, and geotagging
  • Connectors:  3.5 mm stereo audio jack, micro-USB 2.0
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor
  • Memory: 512 MB ROM, and 576 MB RAM
  • microSD™ memory card with up to 32 GB support
  • Network bands:
    • Europe
      • HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz
      • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
    • Asia
      • HSPA/WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz
      • GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Internet: 3G with up to 7.2 MBPS download speed, and up to 2 MBPS upload speed, full HTML browser with Flash 10.1 support
  • WiFi: IEEE 802.11 b/g
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate, A2DP for wireless stereo headsets, FTP and OPP file transfer, and support for the following profiles: AVRCP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HSP, PBAP, SPP, and Service Discovery Application Profile
  • Multimedia: Supports .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma, .amr, .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv, and .3gp
  • Location: Internal GPS Antenna, Google Maps, and HTC Footprints

The Official HTC Desire webpage can be found here.