HTC Desire

HTC has a new mid-range contender, the Desire 510

HTC has a new mid-range contender, the Desire 510

If you’re looking for a bugdet-friendly smartphone that can keep pace with all the things you want to do in a day, the Moto G might be a consideration -- or one of HTC's other mid-range devices. To further battle the mid-tier front, HTC is announcing their Desire 510. The LTE handset offers a sizable screen and enough processing power to get you through, and won’t break the bank.

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Virgin Mobile brings HTC Desire to the off-contract war

Virgin Mobile brings HTC Desire to the off-contract war

Today Virgin Mobile has entered another contestant into the growing war of the off-contract smartphones with the HTC Desire. This device works with a 4.5-inch qHD touchscreen display, a 5-megapixel camera at its back, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor inside. Ready for release as early as today, the HTC Desire for late 2013 brings HTC's own "BoomSound" speakers to blast audio from its front as well.

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HTC Desire 300 plays on entry-level wants and needs

HTC Desire 300 plays on entry-level wants and needs

The team at HTC are bringing a collection of smart devices to IFA 2013 this week, the lowest-end of the bunch coming in as the HTC Desire 300. This device brings on some of the features included with the hero device HTC One including HTC BlinkFeed - an element of the user interface formerly called HTC Sense (though not quite so readily titled as such these days). This device is not meant to be a low-level replacement for the HTC One, rather it's here to present the most minimalistic vision of the ideal smartphone HTC is able to create.

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HTC Desire 500 arrives in the UK after initial Taiwanese launch

HTC Desire 500 arrives in the UK after initial Taiwanese launch

HTC is working its way into the budget handset market after dabbling around mostly with the flagship devices for awhile now. The company announced the budget-minded Desire 500 last month for a set launch in Taiwan, but HTC is moving its way to the European region where they've just made the phone official in the UK.

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HTC Desire P and Q smartphones revealed in promo pictures

HTC Desire P and Q smartphones revealed in promo pictures

HTC, which just recently retired its "Quietly Brilliant" slogan, has revealed its Desire P and Desire Q handsets, which we saw not too long ago in a series of rumors, via a couple promo images. Both handsets are of the budget variety and have mid-range specs across the board, but offer are a nice option for those in the market for a budget Android Jelly Bean smartphone.

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HTC Desire X pushes “One” features to classic range

HTC Desire X pushes “One” features to classic range

A brand new HTC device has been revealed with several of the features that make the HTC One series a "Hero" set of phones, here in a more modest package with the HTC Desire X. This device works with a 4-inch 480 x 800 pixel super LCD display and a 1Ghz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor from Qualcomm and comes with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This device also comes with the newest software the manufacturer has to offer with their user interface Sense 4.0.

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Gingerbread for HTC Desire released (for experts only, warns HTC)

Gingerbread for HTC Desire released (for experts only, warns HTC)

HTC's promised Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the original Desire has been released, though it's not the simple OTA upgrade we're now used to. Heavily modified so as to fit the memory confines of the Desire - which had originally prompted HTC to cancel the update, only changing its mind after owner outcry - the Gingerbread ROM has been stripped of several HTC apps, the official Facebook app and even all of the wallpapers beyond the default choice.

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HTC puts Gingerbread Desire update through internal testing

HTC puts Gingerbread Desire update through internal testing

The Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire has gone into quality assurance testing this week, ahead of its eventual release to somewhat impatient owners of the smartphone. The news was shared via HTC's Facebook page, though the company still hasn't a definitive timescale for when Desire users will be able to try it out themselves.

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HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC has confirmed that it will be dropping apps from the HTC Desire's Android 2.3 Gingerbread build, so as to fit the upgraded OS into the ROM the smartphone has available. The company frustrated and then bemused Desire owners earlier this week by first announcing that the Gingerbread update had been cancelled and then, in the face of significant backlash, reinstated again. However, it seems there are are compromises to be made if you want the latest software.

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HTC flip-flops on Desire Gingerbread update: Back on the roadmap

HTC flip-flops on Desire Gingerbread update: Back on the roadmap

HTC has reversed its position on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire, with the company now saying it will indeed be offering the new software for the smartphone. Emotions ran high yesterday when HTC announced that, contrary to original promises, Gingerbread was a no-go with the amount of memory that the Desire had to offer.

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HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update cancelled

HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update cancelled

HTC has confirmed that it is scrapping plans to offer an Android 2.3 Gingerbread update to the HTC Desire, despite originally promising that the upgrade was a lock-in. According to the company's Facebook page, the software engineers couldn't get Gingerbread as well as "the HTC Sense experience you’ve come to expect" to play nicely in what memory the Desire had to offer.

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HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S Gingerbread update in Q2

HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S Gingerbread update in Q2

HTC has confirmed its next batch of Android updates, with Android Honeycomb coming through the pipe for some of the most popular devices of the past few months. An HTC spokesperson told SlashGear that "We are excited to announce that the Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S will receive the Gingerbread update in Q2."

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