The HTC Desire now available in Malaysia offers consumers an alternative choice for those yearning for an Android device. So far there’s a growing selection of Android devices in the market but nothing come as close to the Nexus One which isn’t available at Malaysia. As announced at the launch, the HTC Desire is priced at RM1499 with a year data plan contract from Maxis or RM2199 for outright purchase.
Update [1346hrs]: Oddly, the HTC Desire is only available at Maxis Centres from tomorrow onwards.
This concludes our coverage of the HTC Desire launch. Thanks for tuning it. A mini review of the HTC Desire is coming up soon.
No sales target figures we’re mentioned. When asked on the upcomiing HTC Wildfire, they declined to mention when it will be available in Malaysia however they told the floor to expect for more HTC launches this year.
Q&A Session. HTC Country Manager SK Wong mentioned that HTC Hero update to Android 2.1 will be ready by end of June. However he declined reveal any details for existing HTC Legend and Desire possible upgrade to the latest Android 2.2 (Froyo).
It is also announced that HTC Desire will be exclusive to Maxis for 1 month
Check out the full launch coverage of the HTC Desire launch after the jump.