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HTC Desire S



HTC Desire S Overview

The HTC Desire S follows the success of the highly popular HTC Desire. Like the HTC Legend before it is sculpted out of a single block of aluminium. This makes for an elegant and robust design which is both eye-catching and functional. It benefits from the inclusion of a 1GHz Snapdragon processor which ensures a smooth and productive experience.

Excelling in multimedia the HTC Desire S is capable of high definition video recording and high quality photos with its 5 Megapixel camera. These can be viewed on the stunning 3.7” WVGA display which is also ideal for web browsing. The result is your web browsing is a productive and more enjoyable experience.

A VGA front facing camera is integrated into the design of the HTC Desire S. This enables the ability to have video chats with your friends and family. Don’t just talk to your friends and family, why not see them?

The Android operating system with HTC Sense ensures that you are always at the heart of your social circle. With Facebook updates and tweets being connected with your friends contact details,so that you always know what is happening and can interact. Enjoy having your phone just the way you like? With Android you can customise the interface and have it work your way. Want an additional application? There are thousands of applications available on the Android Marketplace to provide further features and customization.

HTC Desire S Features

  • 1GHz 8255 Snapdragon Processor
  • Stunning Aluminium Design
  • Android with HTC Sense
  • 3.7” Touch Screen Display
  • 1.1GB of Internal Storage
  • VGA Front Facing Camera

HTC Desire S Box Contents

  • HTC Desire S
  • Standard battery
  • 8GB MicroSDHC memory card
  • Stereo headset
  • 3 pin UK mains power adaptor
  • MicroUSB data cable
  • Documentation


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version2.3 Gingerbread
  • Custom SkinHTC Sense
  • Speed1GHz
  • Dual Core
  • Quad Core
  • Make/ModelSnapdragon 8255
  • Other
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSDHC
  • Capacity (Up to)32GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity1.1GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size3.7
  • TypeWVGA
  • Resolution 480 x 800
  • Other
  • Frequencies850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies900/2100 MHz
  • Speed5.76 Mbps Upload and 14.4 Mbps Download
  • Frequencies
  • Speed
  • Version2.1 with Enhanced Data Rate
  • FunctionsFTP, OP, A2DP, PBAP
  • VersionIEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • Version
  • DataMicroUSB (USB2.0)
  • PowerMicroUSB (USB 2.0)
  • Audio3.5mm StereoAudio Jack
  • Video Out
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware Buttons
  • Other
  • Antenna TypeInternal
  • A-GPS
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels5
  • FlashAuto Focus and flash
  • Camera Lens
  • Other
Front Facing CameraYes
  • TypeVGA
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
  • Formatsadd,amr,ogg,m4a,mid,mp3,wav,wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
  • Recordingamr
  • Formats3gp,3g2,mkp4,wmv (Windows Media Video 9), avi(MP4 ASP and MP3), xvid(MP4 ASP and MP3)
  • Recording3gp
Near Field Communication
FM Radio
  • Capacity1450 mAh
  • TypeLithium Ion
  • RemovableYes
Call Time
  • GSM590 Minutes (subject to network and phone usage)
  • 3G490 Minutes (subject to network and phone usage)
Standby Time
  • GSM430 Hours (subject to network and phone usage)
  • 3G455 Hours (subject to network and phone usage)
Dimensions115 x 59.8 x 11.63 mm
Weight 130 grams (4.59 ounces)
SoftwareGoogle Services including Google Calendar, Google Maps and many others
Warranty24 months


HTC-Desire_S_Specification.pdf HTC-Desire_S_Specification.pdf (278KB)



Will my phone work

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturers branding.

Does the phone have a standard SIM card slot or a Micro SIM slot?

It has a standard SIM card slot

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?


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  • Oleg 20/4/2011 Recommend to a friend? Yes
    Good store. Greate device.

    1. screen with gorilla glass
    2. better battery life than in previous desire
    3. device was nicely packed by clove

    1. only uk ac adaptor (with 3 pins)
  • Alexander 19/4/2011 Recommend to a friend? Yes
    Magnificent phone.
    Thanks to clove team.
    Remarkable service.
  • TM 7/4/2011 Recommend to a friend? Yes
    Thanks to clove team.
    Remarkable service.
  • Serhio 23/6/2011 Recommend to a friend? Yes

    Great phone. I do not regret the purchase. Recommend to the order. At first it was scary, but when I got on the mail safe and all doubts were dispelled.

  • Roman 18/6/2011 Recommend to a friend? Yes
    Good phone, good service. I recommend everyone.
  • tim beard 16/4/2011 Recommend to a friend? No
    Great phone with a couple of major flaws.
    1. Speaker is awfull
    2. Battery life is poor.

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