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HTC unveils Android smartphone trinityBy Hanleigh Daniels 16 February 2011 | Categories: news
HTC has stepped up to the smartphone plate at the Mobile World Congress, currently underway in Barcelona, Spain, by unveiling three new versions of its most popular Android-powered smartphones.
HTC Desire S
The first smartphone in this new Android trinity is the HTC Desire S, the design of which has been inspired by its Legend smartphone’s aluminium look. It is fashioned out of a single block of aluminium and is powered by Qualcomm’s new 1 GHz Snapdragon MSM8255 processor. It boasts dual front (1.3 megapixel) and back (eight megapixel) cameras, high-definition (720p) video recording, that will be displayed on its 3.7" WVGA touch-screen.
HTC Wildfire S
The Taiwanese manufacturer’s Wildfire S smartphone is an affordable and compact device (measures 10.13 cm long and 5.94 cm wide) with which it aims to bring the smartphone experience to more people. It also sports a 3.2" HVGA touch-enabled screen and is powered by a 600 MHz processor. It also features a five megapixel camera (with auto-focus), as well as expandable microSD memory.
HTC Incredible S
The Incredible S also offers stereo surround sound, an 8 megapixel camera with dual flash and the ability to share multimedia content from the handset direct to a TV using DLNA technology. Users will be able to view videos in high-definition on this smartphone’s 4" WVGA Super LCD display.
“HTC developed the HTC Sense experience to bring cutting-edge innovation to our customers in simple and natural ways that just make sense - this is what HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire S and HTC Incredible S represent best,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation.
“These new phones offer an exhilarating mix of style, innovation and features that extend people’s mobile experience in ways that feel personal and completely original.”
The HTC Desire S, HTC Wildfire S and HTC Incredible S smartphones will be broadly available across major European and Asian markets during Q2 2011. No local release info is available as of yet.
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