HTC Desire X review

Yet another mid-range HTC smartphone

Product Type
Network Band
Quad Band
Input Method
Wireless LAN
Contract Type
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported
32 GB
Built-in Memory
4 GB
Built-in Flash
Memory Card Slot
Cellular Data Connectivity Technology
GPS Receiver
Multi-SIM Supported
Near Field Communication
Integrated TV Tuner
Product Family
Desire X
Cellular Generation
Cellular Network Supported
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, WCDMA 900, WCDMA 2100
Multi-touch Screen
Rear Camera Resolution
5 Megapixel
Number of SIM Card Supported
Front Camera
Memory Card Supported
microSD, microSD High Capacity (microSDHC)
Phone Style
Operating System
Brand Name
Battery Talk Time
20 Hour
Screen Size
10.2 cm (4")
Screen Resolution
800 x 480
Touchscreen Type
Weight (Approximate)
114 g
Processor Core
Dual-core (2 Core)
Maximum Video Resolution
640 x 480
Processor Manufacturer
Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Standard
Bluetooth 4.0
Operating System Version
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
Messaging Type
SMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email
USB Standard
USB 2.0
Pixel Density
233 ppi
118.5 mm
62.3 mm
9.3 mm
Radio Tuner
Battery Standby Time
833 Hour
High Tech Computer Corp
Product Name
Desire X Smartphone
Processor Speed
1 GHz
Processor Type
Product Line
Desire X
Screen Type
Sensor Type
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, G-sensor, Ambient Light Sensor
Manufacturer Part Number
Manufacturer Website Address
Marketing Information
HTC Desire X - Authentic Sound. Powerful Performance.
The HTC Desire X brings all the benefits of the Desire series to bear - offering stunning design, easy access to content and fast connectivity - making it the perfect all-round device, while keeping you productive and secure. With HTC Sense, including enhanced business functionality, as well as a best-in-class 1GHz, dual-core processor, the HTC Desire X is the perfect smartphone for your working life.

Authentic Sound with Beats Audio™
Immerse yourself in studio-quality sound with awesome Beats Audio™. Whether you're listening to music on your morning commute or catching up on your favourite sitcoms, you'll get crystal-clear, authentic sound across the Desire X. Beats Audio™ uses both hardware fine-tuning of the handset and software settings in the Beats Audio profile to automatically enhance any sound file; whether you're listening to a song, you're watching a movie or you're listening to a radio station. Boosted bass and vocals give your audio a wider dynamic range, without introducing noise or other distortions, delivering clean, resonant sound at any volume across the device. For the complete Beats Audio experience - Plug in a Beats by Dre headset (sold separately) - for an authentic audio experience whether you're at the gym or on the road.

Powerful Performance
When it comes to processing power, the HTC Desire X packs a dual-core punch. Its 1GHz processor is the fastest in its class, giving you super-smooth browsing and exceptional performance. Couple that with its 4-inch, WVGA display with 480x800 resolution, which displays text and images sharply and at wide viewing angles and the HTC Desire X makes for fast, easy browsing while you're on the move. Plus, with optical lamination, you'll enjoy wider viewing angles - perfect for catching up with videos and other media.

Best-in-class camera
The HTC Desire X's five megapixel camera is, simply put, the best in its class. Its f2.0 aperture lets you take amazing photos, whatever the lighting condition. With a start-up time of under one second, as well as 99 frame continuous shooting, you'll never miss a moment, whether something's caught your eye or you're just relaxing with some friends.Some of the exciting camera features include:

  • Quick Focus: Fast start-up and auto-focus mean that you won't miss those blink-and-you'll-miss-it moments
  • Industry leading lens: Take amazing photos, even in low lighting conditions with the f2.0 lens and BSI Sensor
  • Continuous Shooting: capture up to 99 pictures at two frames per second - just by holding your finger on the aperture. It's perfect for capturing every moment - from the big match to those even bigger nights out!
  • Great Group Photos: Intelligent group mode, coupled with face and smile recognition makes the Desire X ideal for photographing family and friends
  • Take photos, while shooting video:You'll never have to choose between shooting a video or a picture again - you can do both at the same time on the HTC Desire X.

Stay connected
With the Desire X, you'll always be connected to the people who matter. Sign into FriendStream to see your friends and family's photos and status updates from Facebook and Twitter as they happen, so you always know the latest news, wherever you are. Control what you see - and what you share - customisable features throughout the Desire X ensure you receive Facebook and Twitter updates from the people who matter. Check out the camera settings to instantly share your photos to Facebook and Twitter. Instantly back-up all your photos, videos and documents with 25 GB of Cloud storage - free for two years with the HTC Desire X.
Limited Warranty
1 Year
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