The HTC Desire is basically identical to the Nexus One, except for its appearance. Instead of a trackball and touch-sensitive buttons under the screen, the Desire gets a optical joystick and four physical buttons next to the trackpad. The HTC Desire is HTC’s version of the Google Nexus One, it runs the Android 2.1 Eclair OS with HTC Sense UI.
The smartphone gets the same 1GHz SnapDragon processor, 512MB ROM and 576MB RAM. It features a 3.7-inch 480×800 AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, a 5 Megapixel camera with face detection, auto focus and flash. The Desire sports Bluetooth, GPS and WiFi connectivity and supports dual-band WCDMA/HSPA and quad-band GSM/EDGE networks. It is equipped with G-sensor, Digital compass, proximity sensor and ambient light sensor.