HTC Desire Z

HTC Desire Z

If you love phones with a physical keyboard over that of a touch screen and you do not want to compromise on the features of a Smartphone, then the recently launched HTC Desire Z is for you. It's packed with a combination of a soft touch screen and a sleek slide out physical QWERTY keyboard. Indeed the phone has something for everybody.

It measures 119x60.4x14.2mm and it is impressively slimline for a phone with an external keyboard unit and also its amazingly light weight at 180g. The phone utilises a 3.7inch S-LCD soft touch screen with a pixel configuration of 480x800 and it can display as high as 16M colors, thereby producing super rendering of videos and on screen imagery. The screen has an accelerometer plus proximity sensors, touch sensitive control panel and optical trackpad. Just like the HTC desire, the HTC sense UI makes its appearance, providing a customizable and super versatile user interface.

With the added bonus MP3 and WAV ringtone support, users can be alerted of their incoming calls and messages both by ringing and vibrations, this adds another layer to the customization of the phone. It comes with a built in speaker phone system and a 3.5mm audio jack making hands free communication a simple task.
The handset is integrated with a micro SD card slot and a generous 1.5GB internal storage capacity. The SD card slot can take a memory card of up to 32GB. This makes the HTC Desire Z able to potentially store thousands of files, be it video clips, documents or music tracks.

It comes with an HSPDA connection which renders super fast internet browsing in areas where there is 3G coverage at a fast speed of 14.4MBPS. Another way of accessing the web is through the embedded wifi antenna which uses the signals provided by the local wireless internet networks to deliver an exciting internet experience. Other connectivity features are Bluetooth and Micro USB this allows the device to be connected to compatible device both by wireless and also directly.

The HTC Desire Z has a built in 5 megapixel camera with a resolution of 2592x1944 mounted on the back of the phone, this does a fantastic job of snapping high quality still images. Face detection and auto focus are also included with geo-tagging and with a LED flash. With the geo-tagging the GPS automatically tags every location the photos are taken.

Running the latest Android OS plus an 800MHZ processor, it gives the handset a perfect environment for easy customizations and expansions. The Android Market offers thousands of applications in diverse categories for easy customization and expansion of the phone either free of charge or for a fee depending on the particular application.

With its long list of fantastic features the HTC Desire Z is an extremely versatile phone which is a must have. It is both perfect for the entertainment enthusiasts and business users and will always turn heads, indeed you can just use it for virtually anything. It provides an attractive alternative to other mainstream Smartphone brands.