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Information on the HTC Knight

by: James TromansNovember 22, 2010

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The HTC Knight is alleged to include a slide out QWERTY keyboard along with a speedy 4G radio. Indeed, it is set to land with Sprint and appears as though it will be their version of the HTC Desire Z. The fact that it uses a 3.7-inch display similar to the Desire Z helps support this notion.

However, the similarities stop there. Rumor has it that the Knight will pack a powerful dual-core 1Ghz processor. We are set to learn more come January 6th where Sprint as likely to launch this event at the first day of CES 2011.

Unfortunately there is not much else to say on the matter for now, but everything fits in with the timelines we [...]

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HTC Desire, WildFire for Virgin Media UK receiving Android 2.2 Froyo in September

by: Derek ScottAugust 18, 2010

Virgin Media in the UK confirmed that its HTC Desire and Wildfire handsets will be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update in September. Via its Twitter account, Virgin Media tweeted “MOBILE: HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire – great news, we’re expecting to release OTA updates to 2.2 (Froyo) early Sep :).” Right on schedule with HTC’s statement that Froyo would roll out starting Q3 of this year.

[via Pocket-Lint]

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Samsung Vibrant Galaxy S, HTC Desire Android phones now available in Canada

by: Derek ScottAugust 6, 2010

Two of the latest Android smartphones, the Samsung Vibrant and the HTC Desire, have been launched in Canada.  Mobile users can pick up the Samsung Vibrant, a Galaxy S phone, on Bell for $79 with a three-service agreement or the Desire, which is available from Telus for $79.99 with a three-year service agreement.  Those that want to buy the Android smartphones outright can plunk down $450 for the Desire and $499 for the Vibrant without a contract.

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European HTC Desire getting Android 2.2 Froyo this weekend

by: Derek ScottJuly 30, 2010

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HTC Desire users in Europe will start seeing the Android 2.2 Froyo update hit their smartphones this weekend.  HTC is including a new iteration of its Sense UI as well as the following:

720p video capture enhanced HTC Caller ID improved multi-language keyboard HTC App Share widget iTunes music sync

The update is being deployed OTA and will be sent to unlocked HTC Desire handsets first, followed by carrier-branded models.

[via MobileBurn]

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HTC Android smartphones invade China

by: Derek ScottJuly 27, 2010

HTC Desire

Today HTC has announced that it is expanding its presence and will be offering TD-SCDMA 3G based HTC branded phones in China through a partnership with China Mobile and China’s largest electronics retailer, GOME Electrical Appliances Ltd. Initially HTC will offer the the HTC Tianxi, HTC Tianyi, HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire; all Sense UI devices.

“We are proud to introduce the HTC brand in China and look forward to bringing a fresh customer-centric smartphone experience to consumers in China,” said Cher Wang, chairman of HTC. “Together with our strategic partner Dopod, we have introduced many state-of-the-art phones over the past [...]

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HTC Desire for Telus shipping with Sony LCD display, not AMOLED

by: Derek ScottJuly 15, 2010

HTC Desire

Telus has announced it will soon be offering HTC’s Desire Android smartphone – but with one big change.  It will have a Sony LCD, not a Samsung AMOLED display. This is due to the shortage of AMOLED displays that have caused delays for other devices like HTC’s DROID Incredible.

The HTC Desire runs Android 2.1, and has a 3.7-inch 800 x 480 pixel touchscreen display, as well as a 5 megapixel camera. Telus did not say when it would offer the phone or for how much it would sell the Desire.

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HTC Desire Android smartphone passes FCC w/AT&T 3G support

by: Derek ScottJuly 7, 2010

HTC Desire

The HTC Desire is an Android-based smartphone that offers a 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash, Wi-Fi, GPS, and runs a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The Desire landed overseas first and U.S. Cellular (a CDMA carrier) announced that it would carry the smartphone this summer, but it has not been announced for any other U.S. carriers to date. However, FCC documents suggest that a version of the device with support for AT&T’s 3G network could be on the way.

[via Electronista]

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Android 2.2 Froyo coming to HTC Wildfire, Legend, and Desire later this year

by: Derek ScottJune 29, 2010

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HTC has confirmed that it will be updating at least three of its Android smartphones, the Wildfire, Legend, and Desire, with Android 2.2 Froyo in Q3 of this year.  Android 2.2 will offer greatly increased speed for applications and web browsing due to a brand new “virtual machine” for apps and Javascript engine for the web browser. Apps will run 2 to 5 times faster than with Android 2.1, and the web browser’s Javascript support will be 2 to 3 times faster as well. Adobe Flash 10.1 (and Air) support will be included in the update.

[via Mobile Burn]

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HTC Desire headed to the States

by: Michael OrylJune 16, 2010

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HTC sent me an email this morning stating that the HTC Desire will be headed to some regional U.S. mobile carriers starting in August. HTC named no names, but did say that the base specs of the device, including its 1GHz processor, will be the same as the European model currently on sale.

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HTC Desire to receive Android 2.2 Froyo June 23rd?

by: James TromansMay 25, 2010

HTC Desire

Thanks to UnwiredView, a new rumor has emerged filling all Desire Owners with a sense of warmth and fluffy happiness. According to an anonymous tipster, the HTC Desire may receive an upgrade to Android 2.2 (Froyo) and in turn will allow users to put some apps on the microSD card. Sweet.

But you never heard this from me…. A new update is coming the 23rd of Juneand you will be able to put some apps on to the micro sd card.

There is not much more to add to the mix other than a healthy dose of scepticism. However, something tells ma that this could be one to watch. After all, HTC are looking to bring all their Android based devices [...]

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