HTC Desire is the smartphone developed by HTC Corporation as a Predecessor to HTC Legend. The smartphone was launched in UAE / Dubai in 2010 and got a positive feedback among android fans. The form factor and hardware is almost similar to the Google Nexus phone. Initially HTC Desire in Dubai was launched with Android 2.1 (device with this operating system is also referred as Bravo) which was then updated to Android 2.2 (referred as Froyo). As of June 2011, HTC has launched an update for all the HTC Desire Smartphones to Android 2.3 (Gingerbird) which is the fastest Google operating system as of now.
Some of the features of HTC Desire Dubai are
- Operating System: Android 2.1 (can be updated to Gingerbird)
- Weight: approx 135 grams
- Memory: 576 MB RAM and removable storage can store up to 32 GB of data.
- Camera: 5 Megapixel
- Data Connectivity: Bluetooth, WiFi and 3G / GPRs
- Display Size: 3.7 inch display (480×800 pixels resolution)
HTC Desire Price / Cost in Dubai:
The price for HTC Desire in Dubai depends upon the warranty it is provided with along with the extra accessories such as Bluetooth handset, leather case or extra memory card ranging from 8 GB to 32 GB. The below price / rate estimate is recorded in September 2011 and provides only a rough approximation.
HTC Desire Price: approx 1500 AED to 1650 AED
Where can I buy HTC Desire ?
HTC Desire is available in most of the mobile outlets in Dubai and UAE. Some of the noticeable outlets in Dubai where HTC Desire can be purchased from are
- Axiom Telecom (located in Arabian Plaza, Festival City, Arabian Mall, Deira City Centre and other malls.)
- E4U Dubai Festival City
- E-City Mall of the Emirates
- Dubai Duty Free (price for HTC Desire in Dubai Duty Free is approx 1500 AED)
- Jackys Electronics
- Jumbo Electronics
- i2CompuMe (located in Mall of Emirates)