The much awaited HTC Bolt is about to launch soon in the smartphone market, and along with its leaks, rumours have started surfacing on the Internet suggesting that a phone codenamed, HTC Desire A17 will also be launched at the same event.
There is not much known about the HTC Desire A17, however, it has been suggested that the handset will be running on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow-based Sense 8 UI. It is speculated that the smartphone will launch with HTC Bolt which is scheduled to unveil on November 11 in US via Sprint.
The information was leaked by a MaximusHD ROM Developer, LlabTooFeR via its twitter account. The tweet readd, “New HTC Desire phone is on track…Codename is A17…It’s going to run Android 6.0.1 and Sense 8.0. It might be released with HTC Acadia.. .”
New HTC Desire phone is on track…Codename is A17…It's going to run Android 6.0.1 and Sense 8.0. It might be released with HTC Acadia…
— LlabTooFeR (@LlabTooFeR) November 4, 2016
In a report, Phone Arena revealed hinted that the HTC Desire A17 might be the successor of HTC Desire 530, as the Desire 530 was codenamed as HTC A16. Hence, the official name of the smartphone might be HTC Desire 540 and we could look at Desire 530 as something of a guide.
The HTC Desire 530 comes with 5-inch screen with a 720 x 1280 resolution, a 1.1GHz quad-core Snapdragon 210 chipset coupled with Adreno 304 GPU and 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of expandable native storage with up to 2TB capacity microSD card support. On photography front, the smartphone sports 8-megapixel of rear camera, which is paired with a 5-megapixel of secondary camera on front. A 2200mAh of battery fuels the handset.
It is also assumed that the HTC Bolt is high-end phone and in contrast to it the HTC Desire A17 will be an entry-level model. Moreover, it is speculated that in terms of specs, the HTC Bolt will run on the latest OS of Google – The Android v7.0 Nougat along with a 5.5-inch full-HD display. In storage part, the phone features 3 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage which is supposed to be expandable. An 18 MP primary camera is integrated into the rear part of the phone, while HTC has kept the form optic part to 8 MP lenses. But surprisingly, no 3.5 mm headphone jack is spotted on the leaked images.