Expert Review of HTC Incredible S
HTC Incredible S comes powered by the Android OS, v.2.2, v.2.3, upgradable to v.4.x operating system along with Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon chipset and 1 GHz Scorpion CPU. The device comes with a 4 inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen. The device comes with a 8 megapixel camera that features loads of other facilities including autofocus, dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch-focus and image stabilization. There is also the music player and the video player that makes sure that the user gets to access all the latest songs and videos. The music player is compatible with the formats MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA while the video player is supported by DivX/XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV. The microSD card slot lets the user expand the memory of the device up to 32 GB and lets them store huge amount of data. The Wi-Fi lets the user access the web and download videos, games, images, songs, etc. The bluetooth feature assists them in transferring data from one device to another by connecting with that device wirelessly. The USB port can be used to charge the device or exchange data with the computer by connecting the device with that computer. The GPRS facility makes sure that the user gets to navigate to his/her desired location without getting lost. Other features offered by the device include SNS integration, Dedicated search key, YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration. Powered by the 1450 mAh battery, HTC Incredible S is available in the colours of black and red. The device has a powerful battery that makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device for long hours without being interrupted.
User Interface and UI functionality
HTC Incredible S comes with a 4 inch screen that gives a resolution of 480 X 800 pixels along with 16 Million colours that works at a resolution of 233 ppi. The screen of the device is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The S-LCD capacitive touchscreen comes with touch sensitive controls along with HTC Sense UI and rotating icons.
HTC Incredible S comes with lots of multimedia features including a music player that makes sure that the user gets to access all the latest musical tracks that the entertainment world has to offer. The music player is compatible with the formats MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA. There is also the facility of a video player that lets the user watch and enjoy videos of his/her choice. The video player is compatible with the formats DivX/XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV. The music can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack.
Pictures and Video quality
HTC Incredible S comes with a 8 megapixel primary camera that makes sure that the user gets to click pictures with ease and clarity. The super powerful camera comes with the resolution 3264 by 2448 pixels and offers loads of other features including autofocus, dual-LED flash. The autofocus facility allows the user to click pictures with complete precision and accuracy even if the hands of the user are shaky. Then there is the dual-LED flash that lets the user click pictures in the dark making sure that these pictures are not too dull. Other facilities that come with the camera include geo-tagging, touch-focus and image stabilization. There is also the facility of shooting videos. The secondary camera offered by the device is of 1.3 megapixel strength.
HTC Incredible S comes with the provision of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot that gives the user access to wireless Internet and lets them download videos, songs, games, images and loads of other applications.
The Internet facility lets the user access the popular social networking sites as well like Facebook and Twitter.
Internal and External Memory
HTC Incredible S comes with 1.1 GB ROM and 768 MB RAM that makes sure that the user gets to access the resources of the system at a faster pace. The user can also use the microSD card slot that makes the device flexible in terms of memory by letting them expand the memory up to 32 GB. The large storage capacity on expansion means that the user gets to store a large amount of data including music files, images, games, videos and other applications.
Applications and Gaming
HTC Incredible S comes with loaded with lots of games and applications that are preistalled in the device and makes sure that the user never gets bored and stays entertained and engaged. There is also the facility for downloading more from the web at their convenience.
HTC Incredible S comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1450 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device and enjoy all the features that it offers without his/her entertainment being cut short. The battery makes sure that the user gets a talk time of up to 9 h 40 min (2G)/up to 6 h 20 min (3G) along with a standby time of up to 290 h (2G)/up to 370 h (3G).
HTC Incredible S comes with loads of data connectivity features including the GPRS and EDGE facility. The GPRS feature allows the user to keep track of the desired locations with ease and comfort. There is also the bluetooth feature that makes sure that the user gets to connect with other devices and transfer data to that device or retrieve data from it. The USB port makes sure that the user gets to connect with the computer and transfer data to that computer or receive data from it. The data exchanged may include music files, video files, images and games.
HTC Incredible S when compared to Apple iPhone 4, actually superimposes it on many features. The former not only has a bigger screen but also offers a more powerful camera. HTC Incredible S has a 8 megapixel camera as compared to 5 megapixel camera in iPhone. The memory capacity is almost same for both. Even though iPhone offers 32 GB memory capacity as compared to HTC incredible S, the latter has a microSD card slot which iPhone 4 does not allowing it to expand the memory up to 32 GB.