HTC Vivid – Tech Specs and First Impressions

Android Ice-cream Sandwich v4.0 has arrived and HTC Vivid is the first line to get this update. HTC launched this phone under AT&T last month which is getting hotter in the market because of its looks, features and Android 4.0 ready. Let’s take a closer look what this one has got.

HTC Vivid
HTC Vivid

HTC Vivid Tech Specs

  • S-LCD Display, 4.5 inches 540×960
  • 1.2 GHz dual core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8 Mega Pixel Camera with dual-LED flash
  • Android 4.0 Ice-Cream Sandwich
  • 1650 mAh Li-ion battery

HTC Vivid First Impressions


Vivid is pretty stylish in looks just 11.2 mm thick. The first looks are pretty impressive and the quality of the shell seems as used in HTC Sensation. So this won’t lose its shine very soon.


HTC Vivid has got a Super LCD Display of 4.5 inches (Resolution: 540 x 960) having HTC Sense User Interface and Multi-touch input method. This will definitely make the touch experience pretty good.


HTC Vivid is powered by Qualcomm’s dual-core processor of 1.2 GHz on a Snapdragon Chipset. It has also got 1 GB of RAM. When it came out in the stores for the first time was having Android Gingerbread v2.3.5 but now it has got the Android 4.0 update and users will be enjoy the taste of Ice-cream Sandwich with this one also.


The Phone is having an 8 Mega Pixel Camera which is capable of taking still pictures of resolution up to 3264×2448. It is also having a dual-LED flash which will help you out in the darker conditions. The camera is also capable of recording Full HD Videos (1080p) at 60 frames per second. A secondary camera is also present in the phone which will help you out for attending the video calls.


Phone has got 2G and 3G connectivity (HSUPA, HSDPA and LTE). Phone has also got Wi-Fi connectivity (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n). It has got v3.0 Bluetooth with A2DP. A microUSB port is also there in the phone. Phone has also got the A-GPS Support.


Phone has got a standard Lithium-ion battery of 1650 mAh. The Spec Sheet of the phone suggests that phone will go on for 288 hours in the standby mode. On call, the phone will go on for 7 hours 40 minutes.

HTC Vivid Price and Availability

Phone comes in two variants of storage i.e. 16GB and 32GB. The phone is available in two colors i.e. Black and White. The phone present under the belt of AT&T. The 16GB Variant is priced at $199 and the 32GB variant is priced at $249.