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I have a sealed HTC Desire X, is it worth anything these days?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by remion, Feb 11, 2022.

  1. remion

    remion Lurker
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  2. mikedt

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    I'm sure it was a top-end phone back in the day. But I think a ten year old 2G/3G phone isn't really worth anything now, and probably won't really be usable and supported by much. Keep it sealed, it might be a collectable antique one day.
     
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  3. Dannydet

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    It's 10 years old.
    Hang on to it for another 15 years and maybe it'll be worth something
     
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  4. Hadron

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    If it's sat sealed for 10 years you probably need a new battery for it anyway - leaving the battery to self-discharge for a decade won't have done it any favours.
     
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  5. Hadron

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    Unfortunately it was never a top-end phone. Although "Desire" was HTC's flagship brand in 2010 and 2011 (Desire, Desire HD, Desire S, Desire Z) in 2012 HTC changed their branding: the 2012 flagships were the One X and the One S, while the Desire C, Desire V and Desire X were budget models (after which "Desire" always indicated a low-end HTC).

    (My wife had a HTC Desire C. It really was hard to believe that that POS came from the same people who a few months later made the HTC One - a real shame that they lost their way so badly).

    I still have the original Desire in a drawer, but I as it was heavily used I don't hold out much hope of it being collectable (though maybe having the long-discontinued and always niche Redux 2 ROM on it will make it more unique? I doubt the fact that it is my own customisation of that ROM will add to the value though).
     
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  6. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    keep it.....it should make for a good mp3 player.
     
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  7. Hadron

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    Though less so while it is sealed ;)
     
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  8. ocnbrze

    ocnbrze DON'T PANIC!!!!!!!!!

    :goofydroid::goofydroid::goofydroid::goofydroid:
     
  9. remion

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    yeah this is probably what I'm going to do, maybe someday:D
     
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The HTC Desire X release date was October 2012. Features and Specs include a 4.0" inch screen, 5MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S4 Play processor, and 1650mAh battery.

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