HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo) Price, Review, Specs

Posted on May 24 2011 - 1:36pm by admin

HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo)HTC Desire also known as HTC A8181 and HTC Bravo. HTC Desire uses capacitive AMOLED touch screen 3.7 inches size, while its resolution is WVGA. AMOLED is one of the most advanced mobile screen technology today. You don’t have to worry that the mobile screen would be scratched since its screen has provided with anti-scratch.

HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo) uses the latest software Sense, so the difference can be felt in icon appearance, some new wallpaper and widget. To give comfortable in typing, HTC Desire has provided Qwerty virtual keyboard which displayed in portrait and landscape. If you want to take picture, this cell phone already has 5 megapixels camera, so you can produce photo with 2592 x 1944 pixels resolution. Recently, there are many mobile uses operating system from Google, Inc, which is Android. There is also with HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo), this cell phone uses Android OS v2.1 (Éclair), but you can upgrade it to version 2.2.

HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo)To support business, application named QuickOffice can be used to open file with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint format, included Office 2007 version. Beside QuickOffice, there is also application to read PDF file. From entertainment side, HTC desire already contained many features, some of them are music player, video player, FM radio supported RDS, and also social network application such as Facebook and Twitter. When accessing Internet, you don’t have to worry that this mobile has low speed since HTC Desire (A8181-Bravo) has equipped with HSDPA and HSUPA technologies, so Internet access can be done faster and smoother.


Name : HTC Desire
Other Name : HTC A8181, HTC Bravo
Network : 2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G HSDPA 900 / 2100, HSDPA 850 / 1900 – North America
Dimension : 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
Weight : 135 g
Screen : AMOLED or SLCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 480 x 800 pixels, 3.7 inches, Gorilla
Glass display, Multi-touch input method, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate, Proximity sensor for auto turn-off, Optical trackpad, HTC Sense UI
Camera : 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels, Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, Video WVGA (800×480 pixels)
@ 15fps, 720p@30fps via Android 2.2 (Froyo) update
Connectivity : 3G HSDPA 7.2 Mbps, HSUPA 2 Mbps, EDGE Class 10, GPRS Class 10, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, Wi-Fi
hotspot (Android 2.2), Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, MicroUSB v2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Memory : 576 MB RAM, 512 MB ROM, MicroSD up to 32 GB external (4 GB included)
Battery : Li-Ion 1400 mAh
Other features : Android OS v2.1 (Eclair) – upgradable to v2.2 (Froyo), 1 GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno
200 GPU, Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset

SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM, HTML browser, Java (via Java MIDP emulator), Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa, Facebook, Flickr, Twitter

Games, Digital compass, Dedicated search key, Voice memo, Stopwatch, Alarm, Calculator, Currency converter, Calendar

Audio player (MP3 / AAC+ / WAV / WMA9), Video player (MP4 / H.263 / H.264 / WMV9), Video recorder, MP3 ringtones, Stereo FM radio with RDS

Price : $450 (2011 Mei)