Starting today, the HTC Desire S is popping up all over the UK through T-Mobile stores, and online portals. The Desire will also be available through Vodafone, Orange and Three. Through T-Mobile, the Desire S will be available exclusively in silver and will be free with all two year plans starting at £35/month, with 900 minutes, 500 texts, 500MB “fair use” data, and a Flexible Booster. Vodafone as it a little cheaper plan wise, where the Desire S is free with On Pay monthly plans from £30.
Vodafone’s two year plans start with 600 minutes, Unlimited texts, and 500MB data. Orange’s plans is a bit different, where users can get the Desire for free – £149.99 depending on the plan. To get the Desire S for free on Orange, users have to have a plan starting at £27.00 which provides for 300 minutes and unlimited texting. Then, users can choose varying data plans starting at 100MB for an additional £3.00 a month to 1GB for £10 a month. Users can also pay £109 for the Desire if they choose a 100 minute plan for £21.50 or £149 even a 50 minute plan for £16. Lastly, Three has it as well, free with a two year plan starting at £35 for 2000 minutes any time minutes, 5000 texts, and all you can eat data. That’s for some serious power users.
The HTC Desire S is the follow-up from last year’s very popular flagship in the Desire line. It’s powered by Qualcomm’s new 1GHz 8255 Snapdragon processor, a a 3.7 inch LCD display screen, and is powered by Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). It has a pair for forward and rear-facing cameras, the rear being a 5MP model with face detection and geo-tagging capabilities that shoots 720p HD video. UK users have plenty of choices, and if the Desire appeals, check out the review on our sister site, Slash Gear.