Last Updated: Nov 13,2010
How much thicker is the Z than the regular Desire?
I assume all other dimensions are the same.
It's a totally different phone, the dimensions will all no doubt be subtly different.
HTC - Products - HTC Desire - Specification
HTC - Products - HTC Desire Z - Specification
The Z's processor is slightly slower at 800mhz
Are the Desire and Desire Z the same in terms of rooting? i.e. would the rooting/updating procedure on a Desire work on a Desire Z?
The DZ does run cooler/slower at 800mhz out of the box, but notice that it has a better processor and GPU than the Desire. In fact, the DZ is one of the highest-performing handsets on the market.
As for rooting, again, they are completely different phones. The DZ had this new NAND protection that made it harder to root, but it's been broken.
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