Three Stocking The HTC Desire S, Bringing Gingerbread to Samsung Galaxy S in Two Weeks’ Time

Three’s making more ripples as they’ve just made available he HTC Desire S. It’s a follow-up to the original and comes pre-installed with Android 2.3 and HTC Sense 2.1. A 3.7-inch display dons this one with a front-facing camera above it to compliment the one on the rear. It’ll have a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor inside.

They’ve offered it for free starting at a 30 pounds per month tariff which affords you 1GB of data, 500 voice minutes, and 1000 text messages. If you’d rather buy it outright, you can get the device for 359.99 pounds.

In related Three, news, they’ve confirmed that their Samsung Galaxy S will be getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread in the next couple of weeks. Samsung may have gotten a bad reputation for slow updates here in the United States, but their Gingerbread rollout in Europe proves that they shouldn’t be taking the full blame. [via EuroDroid, Android Central]

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  • SuperTomcat

    The US cellphone companies socks!!! the problem is not Samsung, the US companies want you buy the a new phone if you want the new OS.

    • Nickmccrory1

      I agree completely.

  • Analogue Amos

    #CORRECTION
    Its £30 (inc VAT) on the Text 500 Tariff, which is 500mins (Cross network/anytime) 5000 texts (same) and 1gb data allowance.
    £35 gets you 2000mins, 5000 texts, 5000 dedicated Three to Three mins, All-You-Can-Eat-Data (100GB fair usage cap, but no charges if hit. Tethering allowed)

  • eclipsenyou

    Damn HTC and their quick OS updates!