HTC Desire C selling for Rs. 14,299 online, 8GB card and 25GB cloud storage included

The HTC Desire C, a close cousin of the HTC Explorer has found its way onto online sites in India where it’s currently retailing for Rs. 14,299. The Desire C will compete with phones like the Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus and the Motorola Defy XT, which are in the same ball park. The Desire C looks every bit like the Explorer, in terms of design, except for the rear panel, but it does differ in one major aspect and that is, it comes with Android 4.0 out-of-the-box. The highlights of the Desire C, include a slightly larger screen, 5MP camera, Beats Audio (Uggh!) and is slightly lighter and slimmer.
New budget smartphone from HTC
New budget smartphone from HTC

This model is available in white and black. Packing a powerful battery and offering access to thousands of apps, games, music and movies that are available through Google Play store, one can always be connected and entertained whether at work, home or on the move. This model combines a durable metal frame with precision engineering that is ideal for those who want a premium-designed phone. Boasting a micro-drilled earpiece for sharp in-call sound, hyper-viewing angle display and metal camera bezel, this compact smartphone offers an unrivalled level of design and user-experience for its class.

It features the latest mobile technology in a neat design. HTC Desire C's vibrant 3.5-inch HVGA screen makes it easy to browse the Web, view photos or connect with family and friends. If you like to share personal experiences with your social network, then HTC Desire C's 5 megapixel camera and instant sharing capabilities will allow you to post any moment, seconds after it was captured. Through HTC Desire C's deep integration of Dropbox and 25GB of free online space, you also have the freedom to securely back-up, browse and share thousands of photos, videos and documents, whether stored locally or in the cloud. Ensuring that HTC Desire C keeps pace with new mobile services, as they become available there is also an NFC variant of this model, allowing users to make payments or access information and offers. (via Tech2)

Here are some of the specifications of the phone:

  • 3.5-inch capacitive touchscreen display with a 480 x 320 pixel resolution
  • 3G, EDGE/GPRS and Wi-Fi capabilities for net access
  • GPS with A-GPS support for Google Maps
  • Bluetooth with A2DP and USB 2.0 (Micro)
  • 5MP camera
  • FM radio
  • 4GB internal + microSD card support for up to 32GB more memory