The HTC Vivid was made available for purchase back in November 2011 by the tech manufactured base in Taiwan. The handheld measures 128.8 x 67.1 x 11.2 mm and weights 176.9 grams. It sports a 4.5-inch S-LCD capacitive display with resolution of 960 x 540 and a pixel resolution of 245 ppi.
The HTC Vivid was launched running Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, but the operating system is upgradable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. As always, the HTC devices are customized with the HTC Sense user interface. The smartphone boasts a Qualcomm APQ8060 Snapdragon based on two Scorpion cores clocked at 1.2 GHz, helped by an Adreno 220 GPU.
When it comes to its memory, the HTC Vivid features 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory which can be extended by up to 32 GB via microSD. Furthermore, it has an 8 MP camera with autofocus, dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, face detection located on the back case, and a 1.3 megapixel shooter on its front.
When it comes to connectivity, the HTC Vivid arrives with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 3.0, GPS, stereo FM radio with RDS and microUSB 2.0. Moreover, its sports a Li-Ion 1620 battery which is said to provide up to 288 hours of autonomy in stand-by and up to 7 h 40 min of web browsing and talk time. It’s still available on some markets in black and white.