HTC Desire X launched in India at Rs 19,799

At the IFA 2012 event held in August in Berlin, HTC officially unveiled the Desire X. The handset has now launched in India at a price tag of Rs 19,799.


The Desire X Android v4.0 smartphone originally went by the codename HTC proto. Since the name first popped up, there had been various leaks indicating that the launch was just around the corner.

The handset finny gets official

The handset gets available in online stores


HTC claims that this smartphone comes equipped with a state of the art camera, stunning sound and incredible processing power and speed. Like most of the recent smartphones to come out of HTC’s stable, this model too comes equipped with Beats Audio Technology on board.

Commenting at the launch of this smartphone, Faisal Siddqui, Country Manager, HTC India said, "HTC Desire X is an extension of your social life. If you're looking to enjoy and share high quality multimedia, wherever you are, this is the phone for you. It not only looks and sounds great, but also provides a super-fast, highly personal mobile experience at a great price."

The HTC Desire X comes equipped with Android v4.0 layered with HTC Sense on top. HTC says that 4-inch super LCD WVGA screen on the HTC Desire X with increased viewing angle also means that everything will appear in vivid colour and clarity. Apart from the Beats Audio Technology loaded in this smartphone, the Desire X also comes equipped with a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4T processor and social features that enable you to stay connected.

HTC claims that the 5-megapixel camera on the HTC Desire X takes great photographs even in challenging low-light conditions, thanks to the ImageChip, a f/2.0, 28mm wide-angle lens, BSI sensor, HDR mode, and automatic adjustable flash. You won’t need to choose between video or photos again when capturing content; with VideoPic you can to take video and stills at the same time. This smartphone can even record the most fleeting of moments with fast activation (within 1 second) and auto focus with a feature called Always Focus. One-press Continuous Shooting allows a user to capture multiple photos of fast-paced action.

HTC has taken storage and sharing as well into consideration here. In an official statement, HTC states that with a single touch, you can instantly share content with your friends and family via email, text or social networks. For storage, HTC has integrated Dropbox in the Desire X with 25GB of free online storage for two years.

Published Date: Oct 16, 2012 12:04 pm | Updated Date: Oct 16, 2012 12:04 pm