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Desire v is simply a standard smartphone. I am using it from 1year ,but there are some cons everyone should be aware.
1. Poor processor : processor is able to launch any app but I am facing problems due to single core.
2. Ram could have been better.
3. Video recording is not perfect. Camera quality reduce in indoors.
4. feeble loudspeaker specifically for videos.
5. Codecs from HTC are not sufficient for video, but problem can be easily resolved by mx player. Here process creates problems.
6. HTC sense keyboard is good , but auto prediction is not completly reliable.
7. Dual sim card does not support dual active tech.

Still , I love this smartphone . Super design ,display, battery is sufficient for normal use.

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  • 2014-04-24 08:35
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I am using HTC Desire V, my battery went down so i recharge it as usual way of switching on the phone it could not turn on. If anyone knew about that or have experience before please share. may be set is dead or boot file corrupt.

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  • 2014-04-23 10:19
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It's depends man to man.For me htc phone is better than the bloody samsung set.After one year all set of samsung will dam. But I brought htc desire v on Oct 2012 still its work fantastic with no problem in battery and whats app. But only problem is the slow down I thing this is only due to 512mb RAM and all present day apps like launcher,widgets etc are heavy.So intelegent use of apps and selections are the important things.If your phone has slowdown then just go for higher version RAM 3GB and download higher end apps. but dont blame the manufacturer.At last I would like to say at prsent htc has best camera mobile in world htc M8

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  • 2014-04-23 09:16
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Ibought HTC desire V about two months ago, my battery went down so i recharge it for about five hours then after going through the usual way of switching on the phone it could not turn on, iam confuse, i dont know what to do next, plase advice/help.

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  • 2014-04-22 13:40
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No problem I got satisfaction because I have HTC it is a proud


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  • 2014-04-21 04:00
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> In reply to Raul @ 2014-03-27 12:15 from tUfd - click to readsame 2 me.... my phone is dead after 1 year

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  • 2014-04-19 18:23
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I bought this phone about Nov.2012. My experience is also not good. Initially had problem with sim 1 slot. it suddenly used to show there is no sim. so i interchanged the cards in slots. then whatsapp, i have to keep deleting the images and videos. else it just gets hanged. Within last one and half year, i need to reinstall whatsapp nearly every two - three days. some times 3 times in a day. and continuously clean cache. now slot 2 is gone dead. I have tried calling their local customer care centre but no one picks up the phone.

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  • 2014-04-17 08:46
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Its time that the htc desire V software should be updated now?

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  • 2014-04-14 17:41
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I don't know why am I getting comments like desire v going dead! I bought it at 26 march 2013. even I got issues like slow performance nd all. here r some tips in making it faster
* go to setting>apps>all: select the apps which u don't like nd cont be deleted and disable it from the option provided insides.
NOTE: if u don't get disable option it means its a system app. nd avoid disabling apps with android logo nd names starting wit .com

still slow? update ur software from the service nd try the step above.
*going dead might be cous of overheating. this is generally when u do task while charging. if u see ur phone overheating cool it, leave it alone, it will help.

well its been 1 year 4 me nd its really fast nd nice 4 me. without ROOT

mail me if u have any question or wana know bout apps to make ur device fast shonrock05@gmail.com

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  • 2014-04-13 14:47
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I am so much dissatisfied with HTC mobile- HTC Desire V which I have bought in month of march 2013. It became dead (Turn off & turning on) in month of March 2014 only which means immediately after 1 year. Within the period of 1 Year also i had problem of slow response in opening of applications, contact list, massages etc. Within this period I had to visit service center three times for one or another issue of mobile. Even more inconvenience because of availability of service centers, there are only two service centers in metropolitan city like Pune 7 those are also not in central or prior location but at one sides of city which are camp & Pimpary. even there working hours are 10am to 6 pm means same as normal working hours & Sunday close so for working people it's so inconvenient & difficult to visit there. attitude of staff there is also not that much passive. so I am so much dissatisfied with overall experience of HTC 7 will refer my contacts for not choosing HTC mobile.

Regards',
Pallavi Chougule

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  • 2014-04-08 11:02
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-01-24 20:06 from XNAH - click to readI agree to every one of the above problem u stated ! Horrid investment !

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  • 2014-04-05 11:35
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Please its a request..don't buy htc phones its simply useless.

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  • 2014-04-04 06:02
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I really hate this phone .a lot of trouble.after less than 1 year not work.1 Sim then 2 Sim.now.dead.

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  • 2014-04-04 04:45
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HTC. Desire v often hanging unable to work fast, it's simply useless.

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  • 2014-04-02 15:54
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HTC. Desire v often hanging unable to work fast, it's simply useless.

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  • 2014-04-02 15:46
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I phrchaged this mobile after one year motherbord problem came there is no se

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  • 2014-04-02 10:59
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Thank you for contacting HTC support.

As per your email, we understand that you need information on the availability of Android v4.4 Kit Kat upgrade or any other available Android version for the HTC Desire V.

We understand how important it is for you to have your phone upgraded to the latest available operating system in the market.

In regard to your concern, we would like to inform you that we work hard to ensure each of our products has the optimal user experience and therefore some products will remain at their current version of Android. In general, devices with 512MB RAM or less will not be upgraded to Android 4.4 or other available Android version. At present, these devices include the HTC One V and the HTC Desire C. As we identify other devices that will not be upgraded, we’ll provide updated information.

It should be noted that upgrades are not the same thing as ongoing support. Devices not being upgraded to next level of Android version will still get software improvements, security fixes, and technical support.

When any further update for HTC Desire V is released you will get the notification on your phone, once it is connected to the internet. We would appreciate, if you would visit our website http://www.htc.com/in/ regularly as we would also update the details for any latest updates for the handsets.

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  • 2014-03-30 13:57
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I'm not satisfied with this phone. The video recording quality is suck, It also re start by itself, Quality of sound is not good, Dead pixel spot are present at maximum brightness, Expensive phone without even having front camera for skype video calling, During idle mode the screen turns ON by itself. I just gave this phone to my 9 year old son as a his toy collection..

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  • 2014-03-30 11:17
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The life of this phone is just one year. Just 10 days after completing warranty period the phone became dead. Not switching on, not charging. Basically the motherboard is gone. Don't buy this if you want to use for long time.

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  • 2014-03-27 12:15
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> In reply to Prabhakar Chowdary @ 2014-03-26 12:49 from uv{4 - click to readSame experience faced by me. HTC desire V is a worst worst mobile.

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  • 2014-03-26 13:02
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