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LIVE Coverage: HTC Desire Malaysia Launch

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.


Launch video on screen now.


Lai Shu Wei from Maxis Device Management on stage.


Launch event starts now with HTC Country Manager SK Wong up on stage.


Maxis updates Android microsite with HTC Desire included. Check out the page here.

Getting really busy now. Can’t wait to see the desire. Wonder if we will getting review units today.

Maxis starts revealing more details on their HTC desire package. @maxiscomms tweeted that they are looking into HTC Desire Survey entries now.

Live Pictures at the HTC Desire launch @ Apartment KLCC

Heard that the event’s going to start anytime now.

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Maxis tweeted the official price for the HTC Desire. The subsidised price is RM1499 with contract of add on data plan of 500MB, 1.5GB or 3GB. RM2199 for outright purchase without contract.

We’ve arrived at the Appartment in KLCC for the launch of the HTC Desire.

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