HTC Unveils Mid-Range Smartphone 'Desire U' with Android 4.0 OS

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By Rohit KVN | January 27, 2013 7:51 PM EST

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has come up with a less expensive smartphone, Desire U, to expand its flagship Desire smartphone series.

The smartphone is reportedly priced around TWD (New Taiwan Dollar) 7990, approximately costing close to ₹14, 700.

HTC Desire U runs on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) mobile OS and is powered by a single core processor.

Other Key Specifications of HTC Desire U smartphone include:


HTC Desire U (Product code: T327w)


4.0-inch WVGA display with LCD screen panel

(480x800p resolutions)


Android v4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich)


Processor with 1 GHz CPU speed

Internal memory

512 MB RAM

Storage capacity


Additional capacity

Expandable up to 32GB


Main camera: 5.0-megapixel camera with LED flash




Lithium-Ion battery with 1650 mAh

Additional specs

Bluetooth v4.0,USB v2.0, microSD slot

Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n


118.5x62.5x9.32 mm


 About 119 g


7990 TWD (Estimated to be Around ₹14,700/-)

The device is expected to hit stores initially in China and Taiwan, and later in other Asian markets. HTC has not revealed the smartphone's price and the date of availability in India

Click here to view pictures of HTC's Desire U:

According to various reports, HTC might show off its latest smartphone at the upcoming international mobile convention MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2013 due in February.

Earlier this week, speculations were rife that HTC might host an event to unveil its second flagship smartphone, M7, in London on Feb 19.

(With inputs from and NDTV)

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