HTC has today announced the launch of an entry-level Android ICS 4.0 smartphone called the HTC Desire U. HTC Desire U is budget smartphone and is expected to be aimed at emerging markets like Taiwan, China and other Asian regions.
The HTC Desire U fits with a 4-inch Capacitive display with a 800 x 480 pixels resolutions and is powered by a single-core 1 GHz processor, 512 MB RAM, 4GB of built-in storage, a microSD slot and a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera with LED flash but missing a front facing camera for video calling. HTC Desire U supports 3G, WiFi b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 and it runs on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS out-of-the-box.
The smart phone comes with Beat Audio enhancement as you can see it embeds on the back cover which will make the music listening experience better compared to other smartphone. It has 1650 mAh battery for better talk time and music listing. The Desire U is expected to be priced at $275 and going by the entry-level specs, it wouldn’t be a surprise if the smartphone is launched in the next few months in other countries.