HTC Launches HTC Desire in the Arab World

25 Aug, 2010

HTC Corporation announced that it is introducing the HTC Desire in the Arab world. The HTC Desire comes with HTC Sense experience which is HTC’s UI customization of Google’s Android Mobile Operating system.

HTC Desire comes with a large 3.7-inch AMOLED capacitive multi touchscreen display, powered by a one gigahertz Snapdragon processor and is Adobe Flash 10.1 ready. The HTC Desire also includes an internal 576 MB RAM; 512 MB ROM, a card slot for microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included, Camera of 5 MP with LED flash, and optical joystick. The handset supports 3G, GSM and all the usual connectivity types : GPRS, 3G, WLAN, Bluetooth, MicroUSB 2.0.

HTC Sense used in the device includes a widget called HTC Friend Stream that aggregates all social communication including Facebook and Twitter into one organized flow of updates. it also include Quran, Prayer time with Qibla Direction, Dictionary and a Hijri calendar.

The HTC Desire will be broadly available at a retail price of 625.97 USD by the end of August 2010.

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  1. Hossam Hammady  |  August 25th, 2010 at 12:33 PM #

    Finally they did it! I am assuming it will support Arabic, no?

  2. Arabic Translation Expert  |  August 25th, 2010 at 1:48 PM #

    I am happy to see more and more Android-powered phone in Middle East.
    But does this phone fully support Arabic language? I think/hope so, since it is official launch by manufacturer.

  3. Bashar Al-Abdulhadi  |  August 26th, 2010 at 3:53 AM #

    this is the question that everyone asks without clear answer from HTC :)

    although i heard here and there that HTC doesn’t release a phone officially in the middle easy without official arabic support

    but only time can tell!

  4. Oman  |  August 31st, 2010 at 3:52 AM #

    To say I desire one would be true .
    What review is there which says ‘don’t buy’ ?
    I have been with Nokia since I left my original phone, the Philips Genie, for the startlingly good Nokia 7110. But times have changed and Nokia is not where it should be.
    But oh HTC you wont let me transfer all my GPS waypoints from Nokia to your nice new slick device .
    I’d be really lost without them – so it’s a reluctant no to a divorce from Nokia and I live in hope that the N9 ignites my flame again for Nokia

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