HTC Desire HD to be free from launch on T-Mobile contract

Android 2.2 Desire HD to hit T-Mobile in October for free

Desire HD adds 8-megapixel camera but still free on T-Mobile contract

Mobile network provider T-Mobile has announced that it is to stock the HTC Desire when the Android 2.2 handset announced yesterday hits stores next month. What’s more, T-Mobile will be offering the latest HTC handset free of charge on a pay monthly contract.

With just one contract currently announced the service provider will offer the smartphone free of charge on a £40 per month tariff that will run for two years. Inclusive minutes, texts and data are all still to be announced closer to launch along with a variety of contracts for the heavy and casual users.

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The HTC Desire HD was officially unveiled during the Taiwanese company’s press conference in London yesterday touting a 4.3-inch LCD display to replace the AMOLED screen from the existing Desire which has been hit by stock shortages and manufacturing issues.

Joining the king-sized screen on the new Desire HD will be an impressive set of specifications that includes an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash and 720p HD video recording capabilities. Running this powerhouse of a pocket blower will by Google’s Android 2.2 mobile operating system, FroYo, and a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

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