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The HTC Desire HD is a high-end smartphone similar to the HTC EVO 4G.

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Pros

powerful hardware - 1GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, 1.5GB of internal storage

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an Evo 4G for the rest of the world

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sleek aesthetic - crafted from a single piece of aluminum

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8MP dual flash camera with 720p video recording capabilities

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slimmer than the 4G by removing the kickstand and adding a slot loaded battery (a la Legend)

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intelligent ringer - rings louder if it senses it's stored away, quiets down when picked up and mutes when flipped over

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tabbed browsing with Adobe Flash support

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high-speed Adreno 205 hardware graphics accelerator

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USB charging port sits at the bottom, great for charging while navigating, docks, etc.

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HTC build quality

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runs the latest version of the open source Android operating system

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HTC Sense UI improvements over the standard Android experience

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eBook reader

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easy to use

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easy tagging and uploading of photos to all social networking sites

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new 'locations' map / navigation improvements - stores map data, allows you to accept calls while navigating, keeps map properly orientated, etc...

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Cons

only 1.5GB of internal storage - 8GB or 16GB should be standard by now

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battery life will be too short at only 1230mAh capacity

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standard LCD display

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No dedicated Camera button

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available only in Europe, and very expensive to import

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large physical size

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expensive

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HTC Sense UI skin will slow down Android OS update cycle significantly

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8MP camera but feels like 3MP, video shooting is good though

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The HTC Desire HD is a high-end smartphone similar to the HTC EVO 4G. Available only in Europe, the Desire HD offers similar hardware and functionality to the EVO 4G, most notably a Qualcomm 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 4.3" LCD touchscreen as well as 768MB of RAM, an 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, 720p video recording and 1.5GB of internal storage. Besides region availability, the main difference between the Desire HD and EVO 4G is the Desire HD's 'enhanced HTC Sense experience'.

The Desire HD's Qualcomm 1GHz second-generation Snapdragon processor and 768MB of RAM ensure a smooth experience, allowing it to handle even the most demanding apps and games available while sporting Android 2.2 ensures compatibility with all recent apps. Its 8 megapixel camera allows the Desire HD to capture high-resolution still images and 720p video on the go while a dual-LED flash ensures clarity in low lighting conditions. Meanwhile, the Desire HD's 'enhanced HTC Sense experience' allows users to, among other things, find their phone by way of HTCsense.com.

Features
  • Qualcomm 1GHz 2nd-generation Snapdragon processor (MSM8255)
  • Ultra-fast, updated GPU (Adreno 205, on par with Samsung Hummingbird's SGX540)
  • 768MB of RAM
  • 4.3" LCD touchscreen
  • 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
  • 720p video recording
  • 1.5GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD/microSDHC)
  • Enhanced HTC Sense experience
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Discoboy
11/03/2011 03:19

HTC, bleh

Hootoo
10/07/2011 03:55

i love HTC smartphone, all those are android stuff.

Humeid Al-Habsi
12/25/2010 06:16

nice device but battery made me wanna sell it ASAP,,, :S
have to charge it twice a day when my HD2 lived for 1.5 days with no charge... same use

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Anonymous

03/13/2011 05:52

Did you try the 1600 mAh Replacement Battery ?

ITNMark
11/29/2010 08:25

Love it

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