Dual-SIM phones are very popular nowadays, and it seems that HTC also wants to hop in and launch some devices with the capability. Actually, dual-SIM devices are very appealing in Asian countries; that’s why HTC decided to launch the HTC Desire V and Desire VC with the notorious feature in Asian market. HTC recently renewed the Desire series by launching the low-end HTC Desire C – which is a small, adorable device.
Talking about the cores of the phone, HTC Desire V and VC, both come with the same specs:
- Android 4.0
- HTC Sense UI 4.0
- 1GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A Cortex-A5 processor
- Adreno 200 graphics processing unit
- 4-inch WVGA display
- 5MP camera with LED flash and VGA video
- 512MB of RAM
- 4GB of internal memory
- microSD card slot for expansion up to 32GB.
However, the only difference is that the Desire V offers tri-band GSM on its second slot, and quad-band GSM/EDGE on the other one, as well as an option for dual-band HSPA on the first slot. The Desire VC is actually a CDMA/EVDO devices that offers a SIM card slot for tri-band GSM support.
The Desire V will cost $345 and Desire VC will be around for $318, and it will be launched in China this summer. Right now, we don’t know if HTC is planning to bring these devices to American or European markets because this trend is not so popular there. Tell us… what do you think about it? Would you prefer buying a dual-SIM device?