HTC Desire HD

Available at: Telus

9/10 AVG.
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I have to admit that this was the first Android device that made me really start appreciating some of what Android can do. - Mitchell Oke and Dan Cohen, Gear Diary  
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Reviews summary

9/10 AVG.
RATING

Based on 5 reviews

The HTC Desire HD is a peacock among pigeons, strutting a massive 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen wrapped in a lightweight aluminum body. The screen offers a very impressive 480 x 800 pixel resolution, which means crazy-crisp text and images.

Powered by Android's 2.2 OS incarnation, and running at an impressive 1000 MHz processor speed, the HTC Desire HD is a powerhouse ready to take on anything you have to throw its way.

Oh, did I mention the fabulous 8MP camera? Yeah, yeah, and it has dual LED flash, auto-focus, face detection and Geo-tagging, so taking pictures and video is more fun than ever. Owning to its namesake, you can video record in 1280 x 720p, which is straight up HD quality.

Add a music player, a full, wonderful internet browsing experience, FM radio, one-touch access to thousands of apps via the Android Marketplace, built-in Facebook, YouTube and Twitter applications, and you have a very powerful device that can help you during your work day and enhance your social interaction.

And as the television pitchman loves to say, "But wait, there's more!". Packed into this sleek device is Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi, a 3.5mm headset jack, tethering capability, A-GPS and expandable memory via microSD. The HTC Desire HD is an excellent and well-built device that puts the user front and center. It gives you the power to do stuff! Nice job HTC.

Specs summary

Screen
4.3"

The HTC Desire HD's screen is 4.3 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

Processor
1GHz

There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8255 1 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 2.2 Froyo (Update Available: 2.3.5 Gingerbread) operating system (OS).

Camera
8+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
1.5 GB

Internal memory is 1.5 GB. An external, MicroSD (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1230mAh

The phone is powered by a 1230 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. HTC's performance ratings are: 17.5 days standby time, 550 minutes talk time.

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Reviews summary

9/10 AVG.
RATING

Based on 5 reviews

The HTC Desire HD is a peacock among pigeons, strutting a massive 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen wrapped in a lightweight aluminum body. The screen offers a very impressive 480 x 800 pixel resolution, which means crazy-crisp text and images.

Powered by Android's 2.2 OS incarnation, and running at an impressive 1000 MHz processor speed, the HTC Desire HD is a powerhouse ready to take on anything you have to throw its way.

Oh, did I mention the fabulous 8MP camera? Yeah, yeah, and it has dual LED flash, auto-focus, face detection and Geo-tagging, so taking pictures and video is more fun than ever. Owning to its namesake, you can video record in 1280 x 720p, which is straight up HD quality.

Add a music player, a full, wonderful internet browsing experience, FM radio, one-touch access to thousands of apps via the Android Marketplace, built-in Facebook, YouTube and Twitter applications, and you have a very powerful device that can help you during your work day and enhance your social interaction.

And as the television pitchman loves to say, "But wait, there's more!". Packed into this sleek device is Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi, a 3.5mm headset jack, tethering capability, A-GPS and expandable memory via microSD. The HTC Desire HD is an excellent and well-built device that puts the user front and center. It gives you the power to do stuff! Nice job HTC.

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Reviews (9/10 Avg. rating)

It's got a big processor, loads of memory and a powerful camera

from Digital Versus (over 2 years ago)

The Desire HD's super-charged hardware, show-off screen and updated HTC Sense interface make it a great super-smartphone. So why does it have such appalling battery life?

  8/10

In a lot of ways it doesn’t feel like a particularly new device

from Gear Diary (over 3 years ago)

That brings me to my final comment on the device- the speakerphone. My HTC (iMate) Jam’s speaker was horrid. When I upgraded to the next generation Jam I found that the speaker functionality was… HORRID. Fast forward a few years and the speakerphone on the Inspire 4G is still pretty lousy.... More

The best thing about the Desire HD might also be one of its downsides: it's BIG

from Softpedia (over 3 years ago)

Without taking into consideration the small issues with the phone's build finishes, the Desire HD has almost a stellar design. If not for the pieces of plastic and that cover different part of the device, this would have been a 10 out of 10. However, there's another problem that makes the phone less... More

Great web browser & superb video playback experience

from MobileBurn (over 3 years ago)

The HTC Desire HD is one of two new high-end Android handsets from HTC, and provides an upgraded feature set over the original Desire, with a focus on multimedia. It is packed with new features such as an upgraded 8 megapixel autofocus camera, a larger 4.3" touchscreen, and extras like Dolby Mobile... More

  9/10

Amazing!

(over 3 years ago)

To start this off, I must state that I was a huge fan of the original HTC Desire. Its sleek design and stealthy look gave it an instant feel of superiority over the other Android devices I have had the pleasure of demoing. That being said, I was quite excited to hear that the new HTC Desire HD was up... More

  9/10

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