There has been a buzz regarding HTC planning to launch a couple of
mid-range smartphones - HTC Desire P and Desire Q. As a matter of fact,
promotional pictures and specifications of both these smartphones were
a week back.
The company has now officially launched HTC
Desire P in Taiwan through the telecom operator Chunghwa for about 280
Euros. The HTC Desire P sports a 4.3-inch display with 480x800 (WVGA)
pixels. In terms of looks, this smartphone seems to resemble HTC Desire
SV. For camera, there is an 8-megapixel rear camera shooter . The smartphone is powered by 1GHz dual-core Cortex-A5
processor and Adreno 203 graphics along with 768MB of RAM.
Desire P also comes with 4GB of internal storage, which can be expanded
through microSD card slot. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS and
Like many other HTC smartphones, HTC Desire P also comes with Beats Audio technology on-board.
is no word what version of Android this smartphone will be running on.
Some rumours suggest that HTC Desire P will offer Android 4.0 (Ice Cream
Sandwich) out of the box, while the others suggest that it will offer
Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). This smartphone also comes with a layer of
HTC's Sense User Interface.
It is expected that this smartphone
will be available in China shortly through China Mobile for
approximately $365. So far there is no word in regards to whether this
smartphone will be available in other markets as well or will it remain
confined only to Taiwan and China.
Now that HTC Desire P is
official, one can expect the company to take the wraps off their HTC
Desire Q shortly. HTC Desire Q will be a will be priced roughly for
$235. HTC Desire Q is expected to come with 4-inch screen and also
support Beats Audio technology.