Siddhanth, 12 May 2011Can the back cover be changed? I thought this phone had an aluminium unibody. Only the tiny bo... moredude like you even i want the same kind of phone which could have android updates...
and here desire s is the winner
coz galaxy s is a year old and wo'nt get any updates after 2.3 and neo have many problems like low internal and its ram is half than that of desire s ...
So i would say that go for desire s with your eyes closed and you won't regret it i guarantee you..
Hi! Does HTC Desire S capable of Video Calling? Thank you in advance.
Siva, 12 May 2011I bought the phone a week ago and it has been performing so well. I am totally satisfied with ... moreI very much support ur post except one thing regarding the light leakage.... Light leakage is der but it can be seen only in very dark room. It's between the capacitive buttons and the body.
nic, 12 May 2011You mean HTC Desire S can't make 3G call?If ur priority in a smartphne is 3g calling then y dnt u go for Nokia c7. It's a nice phne with low price but the OS sucks.
Are you sure you weren't checking for the light leak in light conditions? I've seen it on both mine and some random model at Vodafone. Maybe it's just this batch.
Anyway, I would recommend this phone, the features are great. My only issue is the build quality, which many others here praise. The screens aren't fit perfectly into their frames and there is the light leak issue already mentioned a couple times. What actually does annoy me though is the squeaky battery cover. My friend has the cheap LG Optimus One and even though the whole unit is made of the same plastic that the desire s battery cover is of, it doesn't make a noise no matter how hard you press it. The aluminum body itself is great as expected, shame they included the 2 plastic pieces, even though most people like them. At the point I slap on a silicone case it won't matter anyway though, heh.
Well that's my rant on the issues most people don't even notice, I stress out that the phone is great and super fast and the screen is very responsive. No software issues some mentioned on my side.
Bikram, 11 May 2011Dude, I use mine heavily and it gives me 1 day fully. U check with other similar phones. Defin... moreThis is an amzing phone. I highly recommend it. Battery lasts for a full day under heavy usage, otheriwise I think it can last up to 2 days (with some features disabled and not so much internet traffic). I have it since 10 days and is just great. The only phone that I may change it for is the HTC Sensation, but for now this is the perfect phone for me: very nice design, perfect size (can fit in my pocket, yet has a big disply), super fast, great software, etc
Ranjith, 12 May 2011Thank you Mr.Siva
That was a wonderful comment which tells all the in and outs of this phone.... moreCan the back cover be changed? I thought this phone had an aluminium unibody. Only the tiny bottom portion can be removed for the sim, battery and microSD.
Should i go for this one or the SE Neo? Camera is not a priority, rather i would want a phone that will be fed with constant updates (like 2.4, 2.5 ....) atleast for 1-1.5 years. Even custom roms will do. So does this make the desire s a better choice. Also, will the low internal memory of neo be a problem?? Also, how is the Galaxy S in this price range? Please reply.
Siva, 12 May 2011I bought the phone a week ago and it has been performing so well. I am totally satisfied with ... moreThank you Mr.Siva
That was a wonderful comment which tells all the in and outs of this phone.
Mostly 80% of the ppl, read all the opinions and they wont bounce back with their opinion abt their phone once they get it.
In my opinion.
when we are ready to spend some 24k to this phone.
I think it misses some extra accessories.
It would be great if this phone comes with extra pannel and a pouch,
even Samsung ACE which is in range of 15k comes with an extra white color pannel and a beautiful leather pouch.
I think this is one of the important accessories which is missing not only in desire S,in overall HTC(except HTC Google Nexus one).
Coming to the hardware side, its awesome phone. My friend bought this phone last saturday. In his opinion he is very much satisfied with the phone except the pouch.
Last but not least, Thanks for GSM Arena. With the help of this site,My friend is very happy with his phone :) He almost spend some 6 hours a day for past one month to get a phone. Crazy fellow :P
papz, 12 May 2011does the number of supported apps for a android phone depends on the type of resolution it has... moreI have read that the HTC Wildfire which has a QVGA (240x320) resolution does not support all applications. This apparently is due to whether the application has been tested, then possibly modified and tagged as QVGA compatible. Therefor it is up to the developer. Some apps won't be compatible because they need a higher density (display real estate) to be usable and worthy of the developers interest at heart. Currently there are a large number of apps on the android market that are downloadable for QVGA displays.
does the number of supported apps for a android phone depends on the type of resolution it has (i.e. 240x340,
I want to buy a budget android phone which has most supported apps
I bought the phone a week ago and it has been performing so well. I am totally satisfied with this.
Let me start with the things which raised lot of concerns before buying this phone.
1. Light Leak - I couldn't see any light leaks anywhere. I looked in as many ways i can. But no where I could see any light leaks. So this can be ruled out.
2. Grip of Death - Grip of death do exists in this phone. I have my Wifi router in my living room and I used access internet from my bed room which is 20 feet away. There is no problem while using it in portrait mode. When i switch to landscape and hold the plastic top(near camera and flash), Wifi signal reduces by 1 or 2 bars. But no impact in the speed. When I move out of my home (40 feet away from wifi router) and hold the plastic part, Wifi signal completely drops.
To investigate further, I did the same test in HTC Google Nexus One. The results are same. So cheer up guys. It is not the problem with the handset. It is the make of HTC. Also there is no deviation in the signal from sim provider.
Charged my mobile to 100% at 9 AM. Moderate use with calls for 1 hour and 10- 15 SMS, browsing for about half an hour in 3G, Exploring the features (As is it new, I was using it most of the times), Syncing and took 10 + photos. At 9 PM battery was 35 %. I would say it has a bit heavy usage. So Battery life is convincing. Pretty happy to get such a backup for a phone with lot of stuffs.
Stunning Screen Quality
Very sensitive and responsive touch and capacitive keys
Processing speed is good
720 p video support
Battery Backup up to 1.5 days
Out of Box GingerBread
Integration with Google, Face book and twitter
Lot of animation features (Weather, Notification, etc...)
Loudspeaker is only second to my previous Sony Ericsson
No dedicated Camera key
Camera Quality is average
Thanks to GSM arena for providing many useful info. Please revert back if you need any info about the phone.
nic, 12 May 2011You mean HTC Desire S can't make 3G call?No 3g calling till nw. If ur priority in a smartphne is 3g calling then y dnt u go for Nokia c7. It's a nice phne with low price but the OS sucks.
Anonymous, 11 May 2011hmmmm.......ok thank u for ur valuable comment,and also need to know something like the built ... moreThe build quality is awesome, very nice in holding bcoz of its aluminium unibody. U ll just love da phne..
sen33, 10 May 2011This message I am posting so that post paid users will get alerted when they select the 3G add... moreYou can use "3G Watchdog" widget to monitor with the support of "APNdroid" to monitor the 3G usage and stop it upon reaching preset Quota .. They're available on the market.
Anonymous, 09 May 2011the battry can removable or not.......??? pls replyyyyyyy........!!!!!!!!!!1yes for sure !
Hi guys I have a problem with desire s, can any one solve this:
If my phone rings when it is in my pant pocket, calls are getting rejected automatically once I keep my hand into pocket to take the phone out.
Mine restarts at random, like 2-3 times a day. This is very annoying. Any desire s user experiencing the same problem?
Dee22, 09 May 2011how come the battery backup is awesome, i too am using the same device but mine is giving hard... moreDude, I use mine heavily and it gives me 1 day fully. U check with other similar phones. Definitely, desire s battery scores higher points. Btw, thats my view.