HTC Desire C

65
Global
Score
65

It has some redeeming qualities, but you could still do better.

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Engadget Summary

The HTC Desire C is a basic Android smartphone that includes an updated version of Android (Ice Cream Sandwich), a microSD card for storage expansion, and an NFC chip for mobile payments and other services. Unfortunately, the Desire C also has a low-resolution 3.5-inch display, a very limited 5-megapixel camera, a sluggish processor, and poor battery life. U.S. customers looking for a bargain are unlikely to be tempted to pick one up, as it's currently only available as an unlocked model, selling for as much as $300.

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Breakdown

Reception and call quality
6.0
Display
5.5
Battery life
7.6
Camera
6.0
Ease of use
7.2
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Specs

Desire

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
4 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches
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Specs

Desire

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Camera
yes
Internal memory
4 GB
Screen size
3.5 inches
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