On Friday, the Taiwanese tech firm, HTC unveiled a new mid-range smartphone, Desire 626 Dual Sim in India. priced at Rs. 14,990. The device will be available in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants.
HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM features a 5-inch HD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution. Under the hood, it is powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor that’s coupled with 2GB of RAM. The smartphone will come with its own UI, the HTC Sense UI on top of Android. Even though, the company has failed to mention the Android version present in the device. The Desire smartphone bears a 16GB of inbuilt storage with an expandability option up to 32GB via microSD card.
In the camera section, the smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with a BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm lens, LED flash, along with features such as scene detection, panorama, geo-tagging, best shot, smile shot, and HDR options. It also has a 5-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera with a BSI sensor for selfie purpose.
“Our customers are gradually looking for stylish 4G LTE enabled smartphones with faster processors, network speeds and outstanding battery life. They are creating and consuming rich video content and want greater freedom to personalise their smartphones. We know they love the flexibility that comes with expandable memory,” said Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia during the launch. “At a remarkable price, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM delivers the distinctive features with an outstanding user experience in a sleek, chic, slim package.”
The Desire 626 Dual SIM measuring 146.9×70.9×8.19mm and weighing 135 grams is powered by a 2000mAh battery. The Dual SIM smartphone supports 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, A-GPS, Micro-USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio jack, DLNA, GLONASS, FM radio connectivity, accelerometer, ambient light, and a magnetic sensor.
In 2015, HTC has launched the single-SIM version of the Desire 626 with significantly different specifications.
Tech Specs for HTC Desire 626 dual SIM
|Display||5-inch HD 720p display|
|Camera||13MP rear and 5MP front-facing camera|
|Processor||1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor|
|OS||Android based HTC Sense UI|
|Storage||16GB and 32 GB|