HTC Desire now available through U.S. Cellular

Trailing the Samsung Acclaim, the handset comes ahead of three more promised Android phones for the wireless provider.

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The HTC Desire finally makes its long-awaited American debut today through U.S. Cellular. The carrier has been promising to bring the smartphone to its network for a few months as it plans to bolster its Android offerings. The Desire runs Android 2.1 and has a 3.7-inch Super LCD, a 5-megapixel camera, and the ever-popular 1GHz Snapdragon processor. The phone costs $199.95 with a two-year service agreement and a $70 mail-in-rebate.

The Desire marks the second of five Android phones U.S. Cellular promised to release in 2010, following the exclusive release of the Samsung Acclaim . October will see the launch of its Samsung Galaxy S class phone while two LG handsets will follow shortly after.

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