Practical Test: HTC Desire HD

On the HD version PEPs HTC the high-tech Smartphone desire in many places.

Grab quality of the desire HD is like HTC’s top models now usual outstanding. The aluminium housing is stable in the hand, also the front glass of the employees of course capacitive touchscreens seems polite sound. When the display is striking but that HTC is reversed again towards the OLED version of ur desire on TFT, especially reds appear not quite as full as in its predecessor.

With 4.3 inch it’s a whole corner greater than that of its predecessor. With 480 x 800 pixels, it dissolves just as high. Other than with its predecessor, the ‘normal’ desire, are the function keys below the display as sensors and no longer as Hardkeys running.

Even more speed

Joy is on the control of the Smartphone: so fast so far hardly a mobile phone responded to inputs. Whether that on Android 2.2 (Froyo) operating system on a new variant of the Qualcomm Snapdragon – processor that continues to work with 1 gigahertz, is or is not clarified. Also the memory probably contributes its part to: with the RAM, the HTC desire HD with 768 megabytes has more than most other smartphones. The first impression is certainly noteworthy.

Where it was at one point in the practice test slightly too fast: the sensor keys for the Android basics sometimes addressed of accidental crossing it. This leaves you more often unintentionally applications and destroys some laborious task of inputting. The future must show whether operator error are unconsciously be bypassed after some practice; the mechanical keys of ur desire have cleverly avoided this question.

Miss You can also the optical 5-way navigation button of his predecessor – as, when it comes to correct a letter in the middle of a Word. On the plus side camera faces the a 8-Megapixel, which has two LED lights instead of one for illumination of the surrounding area. The store has grown from 512 megabytes to 1.5 gigabytes.

That the desire HD does not waive an additional MicroSD card slot and a changeable but now unfortunately not be bigger battery, no-brainer from a manufacturer like HTC. With HTCSense.com, he offers numerous tools that can help in the event of device loss.

The spark of the HTC desire HD relies on HSPA up to 14.4 Mbit / s for download and 5.76 Mbit / s for upload. Even quicker only over Wi-Fi to the b, g – and n standards. Bluetooth provides wireless short-distance transmission 2.1. you have DLNA enabled devices such as a corresponding television, can you media content such as music, videos, or photos of the desire HD Wireless on the device stream.