Design and Specifications
The HTC Desire XDS is a stylishly designed phone by HTC, and is a dual-SIM variant of the Desire X. The phone is made out of plastic built but it looks beautiful, and its contours ensure that it fits well in the hand. A metal panel covers the camera, giving it an urban look. The phone sports 4-inch capacitive display with a resolution of 800 X 480 pixels. The phone is powered by a 1 GHz dual-core with 768 MB of RAM that facilitates a smooth interaction without any lags or stutters.
The device runs on Android v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense 4 UI.
Camera and Multimedia
The Desire XDS has a 5 megapixel camera with LED flash that can take pictures at a resolution of 2592 X 1944 pixels and has HD recording as well. The phone doesn't have a front-facing camera, and this might deter a few users. The device is powered by Beats Audio technology includes a set of equalizer settings which deliver a lot of enhancements to your music. The phone also has a standard 3.5 mm audio jack for headphone and AUX output. And it also has an FM Radio that can connect to all major frequency bands.
Connectivity and Features
The Desire XDS has 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA when it comes to Internet connectivity. Bluetooth v4.0 can be used for file transferring from one phone to the other, and GPS and A-GPS can be used for locations services. The phone also connects to 2G networks. The phone also offers features like Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk and many more.
Battery and Storage
The phone boasts a 1650 mAh Li-Ion battery that should be good for an entire day. The phone also has an energy efficiency app that suggests how you can better utilize the battery.
The phone has 4 GB of internal storage and it also has a microSD card slot for storage expansion, which can take it to 32 GB.