The HTC Desire SV price in India has been disclosed, while an exact release date is still pending. Just like the Desire VC, this device packs in dual SIM support and it has made its debut in the country alongside the latest Windows Phone 8 handsets and the One X+.
It isn’t clear which version of the Android OS runs the show here as the phone’s product page states that it ships with Google’s mobile platform preloaded. Well, based on the components the Desire SV features, it should arrive with Ice Cream Sandwich. A dual core Snapdragon S4 processor clocked at 1GHz takes charge of carrying the load, while 768MB of RAM caters to multitasking needs and smooth operations. Where connectivity is concerned, the handset is equipped with GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n.
The rear is fitted with an 8MP auto focus camera that packs in an f2.2 aperture, a 28mm lens, a BSI sensor for low-light image capture and an LED flash. This snapper can record videos in a WVGA resolution and it allows users to click pictures as well as shoot footage simultaneously. For hoarding content, owners will have 4GB of built-in storage and a microSD slot supporting an additional 32GB of memory if the integrated capacity falls short. The company is also offering 25GB of Dropbox cloud space which is free for a period of 2 years. On the entertainment front, the handset arrives with the Beats Audio enhancement that aims to deliver studio-quality sound.
The HTC Desire SV will be up for grabs in India sometime this month. The handset will cost Rs. 22,590. Other offerings from the Taiwanese manufacturer include the One X+ that carries a retail tag of Rs. 40,190 and the latest Windows Phone 8 device portfolio which comprises of the Rs. 35,023 8X and the Rs. 19,260 8S.
Quick overview of specifications:
– Google Android with HTC Sense UI
– 1GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 SOC, 768MB of RAM
– 4GB integrated storage, microSD card slot supporting 32GB
– Dimensions: 129.74mm x 67.9mm x 10.7mm; weight: 131 grams
– Supported GSM/GPRS/EDGE bands: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
– Supported HSPA/WCDMA frequencies: 900/2100MHz
– Dual SIM support (microSIM only)
– G-Sensor, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
– Removable 1620mAh Li-ion battery