Desire C - £60
Why this smartphone is built for you
The HTC Desire C
The Desire C replaces the Wildfire S as the entry level smartphone in the HTC range. It runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich and boast an attractive design and low price tag from a desirable brand. The Desire C has been a popular handset in the £50-100 market.
This phone has a 3.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 165PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Desire C has a 5MP camera and can record video in up to 640VGA. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 0.6GHz single core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 17 out of 100.
The Desire C has an estimated battery life of around 8 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1230mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Desire C comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Desire C has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. It also has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends.
The Desire C has an FM radio and an MP3 player with sound technology provided by Beats Audio. It is able to integrate with social media via the built in Facebook, Google+ and FriendStream Apps and comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome and YouTube. Other apps, such as Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
HTC Desire C is aimed at people looking for the utility of a smartphone at an affordable price. This phone is a budget offering from a 'big name' manufacturer that offers a good compromise between functionality and cost.