HTC just entered the dual-SIM android phone arena as they announced the HTC Desire V. From the first look, we can simply conclude that this will be a “better” HTC Desire C designed for the mid-high range market. Aside from the dual-SIM functionality, the device will also feature the latest Ice Cream Sandwich platform and the HTC Sense v4.0 as two of its main features.[important]UPDATE as of June 29, 2012: HTC Desire V is now available in the Philippines with a price of Php16,990. Check out the in the flesh photos and details here.[/important]

HTC Desire V

The HTC Desire V will be powered by 1GHz Cortex A5 processor and  a Qualcomm MSM7227A chip. In addition to that, a 512MB RAM and Adreno 200 GPU will be mixed in for better performance. It will also flaunt a 4-inch screen display with 480×800 pixels,  Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v4.0 and a 5MP camera. Just like any other HTC android phone, it will be shipped with Beats Audio packed in inside the device. On top of that, it will also be given a free 25GB two-year subscription from Dropbox!

HTC Desire V Specifications and Features:

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with HTC Sense v4.0
  • Dual-SIM / Dual-Standby
  • 4-inch Touch Screen Display with 480×800 pixels
  • 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM 7227A processor
  • Adreno 200 GPU
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4GB Internal Storage ( expandable via microSD )
  • Audio chip with a DSP-Beats Audio codecs
  • Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • 3G/HSDPA 7.2Mbps
  • Bluetooth v4.0
  • 5 Megapixel rear camera with autofocus and LED backlight
  • GPS / AGPS Support
  • FM-radio
  • micro-USB support
  • Battery TBA

No information yet on when will the HTC Desire V be available in the Philippines but it will start to go on sale to other countries as early as July 2012. Its price is about $475 so it will be approximately Php21,000 when it hit our shores.

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    1. Well, I really thought of that too. I think the reason behind this is because HTC wants to maintain its high-end game.