Top HTC phones in 2012


Since its conception in 1987, HTC has been a leading Smartphone brand. The company initially made smartphones based mostly on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile operating system (OS) software, but in 2009 it began to shift its core focus away from Windows Mobile devices to devices based on Android OS, and in 2010 to Windows Phone OS as well. This Taiwan based company was founded by Cher Wang, HT Cho, and Peter Chou. They have such great phones in their bag, it is really hard to choose the best among them. Here’s the list of some of the great phones of HTC.


Sporting a thinner and lighter design, the One S sits at the top of T-Mobile’s spring lineup. It features an anodized aluminum unibody design, and a very fast Snapdragon dual core 1.7GHz CPU based on the new 28nm process. HTC’s Sense UI, Android 4.0 as well as eight-megapixel autofocus camera capable of 1080p video capture, with an LED flash and a tempting f/2.0 lens this phone this phone is one of the aces that HTC has. The phone houses colorful 4.3″ qHD Super AMOLED display and has 16 GB of storage capacity along with 1 GB of RAM. This one is available at 31,099.


HTC ONE X, Android phone that can be considered as a high spec one on the market today comes with the operating system Android 4 Ice cream Sandwich and is powered by 1.5GHZ Quad core 1 NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and is supported by a ULD GeForce GPU along with 1GB of RAM. The phone is housed in a polycarbonate unibody that’s matte on the back and glossy at the sides. The One X matches the Rezound’s 720p resolution, but houses it in a new Super LCD 2 panel and gifts it with 4.7 inches to play with, which translates to a pixel density of 316ppi. The phone features an 8MP camera with auto focus and LED flash. There’s absolutely no doubt that the One X is a masterpiece of an Android device. You can get this one at Rs. 33,999.

HTC Sensation 4G

The latest Android phone OS and a 4.3″ qHD 960 x 540 pixel display vs. the usual 800 x 480 are the latest features in the new and sensational HTC sensation 4G. This is the first US phone to run HTC Sense 3.0. The dual core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon CPU with Adreno 220 graphics smoothen the working of this masterpiece. The phone sports an 8 MP Camera with dual LED flash. The Sensation 4G it has 4G HSPA+ and a mobile hotspot feature along with the usual WFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0 and a GPS. The phone has an internal memory of 16GB.


The HTC One V is the least-expensive smartphone of the one series, but it still offers some unique and advanced features. The One V carries a Qualcomm S2 single-core 1GHz processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal memory, and the inclusion of expandable memory allows it to score points over its more expensive brothers. HTC’s Sense 4.0 user interface positively zips along, and transitions between menus and screens are smooth and silky. Like it siblings, the battery is not replaceable.  The 3.7 inch display opts for a bog-standard LCD panel, with a resolution of 480×800 pixels. The phone has a 5 MP camera and 720p HD video recording.  With the lack of front-facing camera, Android 4.0’s novelty Face Unlock feature is missing in this phone. With the price of just Rs. 17, 799, this one is a great buy!

HTC Titan

This phone is BIG, it has a 4.7-inch screen with480 x 800 resolution and is one of the largest screen phone on a Windows phone device in the market. The Titan’s 1.5GHz second-gen Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 is very powerful. It has a superb 8 MP camera with a 28mm lens with f/2.2 aperture and BSI sensor for helping when light isn’t so good in addition to a 1.3 MP front camera. The phone has an internal memory of 16 GB out of which around 12 GB is available for the users. The phone lacks a MicroSD slot but the decent storage capacity makes up for it.

HTC Titan II

The only difference between Titan and Titan II is inclusion of LTE and the impressive bump from an 8MP camera to 16MP. The S-LCD 4.7 inch display is quite responsive. It’s a Windows Phone through and through, running on Mango version 7.5. 1.5GHz Snapdragon CPU, 16 GB internal storage and512 MB RAM are the common titan features. With the massive camera this phone has a little more to offer than its predecessor.

HTC Radar
The HTC Radar is the latest smartphone to run Windows Phone 7.5. The younger sibling of  HTC Titan and the second handset from HTC to run Windows Phone 7.5  HTC Radar is a solid little handset. It’s crafted from a single piece of metal and looks amazing.  The front of the phone is dominated by a 3.8? SLCD screen. The camera is fairly decent. The 5MP unit is also capable of capturing 720p HD video at 30FPS. Unlike other phones of this genre the storage space is just 8 GB. 1GHz Processor and 512 MB RAM makes this phone does not let the phone slow down. You can grab this one at Rs. 20,980.


HTC has introduced a high-end Android handset called the HTC Desire V, which will support dual SIMs and has many top-notch features.  With this phone you get a 4-inch screen with 800 x 480 pixel resolution. It is loaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with SENSE 4 and supports HSPA, WiFi and GPS. This HTC handset is powered by a decent 1GHz Qualcomm MSM 7227A (ARM Cortex – A5) processor. In addition, the device has a 512MB of RAM for extra strength. You can certainly depend on the handset for all common uses of smartphone like web surfing, movie watching and image capturing with no performance failure. This one is definitely desirable!


Similar to Nokia Lumia 900, this phone has a massive 4.3 inch 16M-color capacitive LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution of 480 X 800 pixels. There is a 5MP camera on the back offering a dual-LED flash that can also be used as a video light when capturing HD video at 720p. The HTC HD7 runs on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon platform. It has 576MB of RAM, 512MB of ROM and 16GB of built-in storage, which cannot be expanded. The HD7 has a built-in accelerometer which gives it an edge over others. Overall the Windows Phone 7 interface on the HTC HD7 is excellent and the large display makes it even more usable.  Get this one at Rs. 16,990

HTC Wildfire

With a small screen of 3.2 inch, this phone is pretty handsome. The combination of high end features in a low budget phone makes this phone really attractive. It runs on Android 2.1 and is powered by 528MHz Qualcomm MSM7225 processor. It has a 384 MB RAM and a 5 MP camera which click decent pictures. The memory is expandable upto 32 GB. Bag this one at Rs. 8,499.

HTC Wildfire S

Unlike the big screen phones of HTC this one is relatively small and cute. It’s well built and packs in all the essential features, and most importantly has a higher resolution screen than its predecessor. The 3.2-inch HVGA (480 x 320 pixel) TFT LCD display is a marked improvement over its QVGA predecessor. Internally, the Wildfire S is powered by a Qualcomm MSM7227 SoC with a 600MHz CPU and an Adreno 200 GPU. The five megapixel AF camera on the Wildfire S is a fine performer in ideal conditions.  It runs Android OS 2.3.3 Gingerbread with HTC Sense, which is newbie-friendly. You can get this one at Rs.  11,375

With the struggling 2011, HTC is back with all the latest One Series of phones as well as the revised price range for its popular phones. 2012 has seen a strong comeback of sorts.  HTC sure has made a mark in the market but still has  a long way to go.

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