The HTC Desire 19s is a new and affordable smartphone from the Chinese OEM. The handset sports a modern body design that will attract anyone at first sight.
Where to Buy HTC Desire 19s
It parades a smooth panel with a waterdrop notch and a great camera setup as well. The phone will surely make a wise buy for those in Nigeria and other countries.
HTC Desire 19s Key Specs & Features
- 6.2 inch IPS Display, 720 x 1520 pixels (271 ppi)
- Android 9.0 Pie
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB inbuilt Storage, up to 512GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP Triple Rear Camera
- 16 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- 3850 mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery
Design and Display
Talking about the HTC Desire 19s, first of all, this is a new phone and as such is blesses with premium-looking body design. It comes with a smooth panel that houses the camera, an LED flash while the fingerprint scanner is placed on the usual position.
The body measures 156.2 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm in dimension and weight 170 grams. As you can see, it’s not heavy and anyone can handle it in a single hand. The Dot notch on the front is where the front camera is hidden.
The bezels on the phone are not that thick. The HTC Desire 19s has a large screen size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels, a 19:9 ratio and 271 PPI density.
You will also get display protection on the phone and its equipped with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The handset reaches up to 82.1% screen-to-body ratio.
As for the camera setup, the HTC Desire 19s has a triple camera setup. The camera promise to take good photos both on the front and back.
The main camera consists of 13 MP that has f/1.9, 26mm (wide), PDAF with another 5 MP that comes with f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide) and lastly, is 5 MP that also comes with f/2.2 for bright photos and for depth sensor.
These cameras working together feature Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama and they can also record full HD video quality.
The front camera is 16 MP which is dedicated to selfies and video calling. The camera has support for HDR and will also shoot good video quality.
Hardware and Software
On the inside, the HTC Desire 19s packs a Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 based on 12 nm process technology. The chipset is rocking the system with the help of an octa-core clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz.
There is also PowerVR GE8320 on the phone that will ensure good graphics and unrivaled gaming experience. The inbuilt storage on the phone is 32GB with an ample RAM of 3GB for a smooth performance.
The memory is still expandable via micro SDcard up to 1 TB. Booting the handset is Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with the phone customized user interface on top.
Battery and Network
The HTC Desire 19s has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3850 mAh with support for fast charging technology. The juicer will surely last a full day under normal usage.
It comes with a dual SIM that has support for 4G LTE network and other regulars such as Bluetooth, Wifi, FM radio, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS for navigation and 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector.
HTC Desire 19s Price and Availability
The HTC Desire 19s price starts at around 180 EUR. It will be shipped in Blue and Black color.
It’s not yet available in Nigeria, however, when available, the HTC Desire 19S is expected to sell around 72,000 depending on your location. In Ghana, it will sell for 1,100 GHS and 20,000 KES in Kenya.
HTC Desire 19s Specs
Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 19s:
- Platform: Android 9.0 pie
- Processor: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Blue, Black
- Dimension: 156.2 x 74.8 x 8.5 mm
- Weight: 170 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.2 inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 13 MP (wide) + 5 MP (ultra-wide) + 5 MP (depth) Triple Camera, 1080p@30fps Video
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED dual-tone flash, PDAF, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, 1080p@30fps Video
- Built-in Storage: 32 GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes up to 1 TB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: No
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3850 mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes (10W)