HTC has successfully replicated the unibody advantage of the renowned Apple Macbook Pro in their latest flagship multimedia smartphone, the HTC Desire HD. The precisely carved aluminum body is rigid, solid and unbelievably thin. The moment you hold the smartphone in your palms, you will immediately notice the difference. There is this tightly packed, solid feeling that you don’t usually get from other cell phones. Aside from the aesthetics, the Desire HD holds an impressive 1Ghz Snapdragon processor that performs even the most demanding tasks with ease.
The biggest advantage of owning a Desire HD is the magnificent 4.3-inch S-LCD capacitive display. The quality of the cinematic touchscreen is undeniable; it catches your attention with a superb 480 x 800 pixel resolution. “tiny screens and squeaky sound couldn’t do justice to all the great stuff you can experience on today’s HTC Desire HD” – quoted from HTC’s description of the Desire HD. All your pictures, videos and games come to live with the uncontended display on this phone.
Moving on from the screen, HTC has been extremely generous by including Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual surround sound in the gadget. It is prevalent that the HTC Desire HD is one of the few cell phones that offer such enriching multimedia experience. The imagination of a mobile cinema simply reminds you of an unfulfilled desire.
If you think HTC has done a great job with the multimedia viewing capabilities, you have not seen the best. At the back of the HTC Desire HD, you will find an 8 megapixel camera that captures pictures with remarkable resolution (3264 x 2448 pixels). The camera functions include HD video recording (720p), autofocus, dual-LED flash and face detection. What more can you ask for?
Most people should have heard a little about HTC and their Sense UI. This initiative by HTC transforms mobile phones into mobile partners. Your smartphone will be able to assist you in your daily activities and perform intelligent tasks that increase your productivity. Take social networking for example. The HTC’s Friendstream integrates your contacts with their Facebook profiles. As a result, you will be able to view the birthday, latest status update and FB profile picture of a caller. This simple act benefits salespeople who come into contact with different people everyday. What if you lose your Desire that contains confidential business secrets? Log in to HTCSense.com and wipe the data off the cell phone. Don’t worry; an immediate backup will be available for your new smartphone.
The HTC Desire HD runs on Android’s latest operating system, v2.2 OS (Froyo) which is 2-5x quicker than the previous version 2.1 OS. Android has already been recognized as one of the top mobile operating systems and the addition of HTC Sense simply stretches the capabilities of a cell phone to the limit.
How much more can the HTC Desire HD deliver? Loads. It provides a 14.4 Mbps HSDPA 3G connection, 9 hours of talk time and support for web browsing interactivity with the Adobe Flash Player 10.1. It seems like the only disadvantage of the HTC Desire HD might be its greatest advantage, the oversized 4.3 inch capacitive touchscreen.