Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has launched a new budget handset Desire 626.
The new Desire 626 was rumoured to debut in the CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2014, but HTC had a different game plan in mind and went ahead with the launch of a higher-end model Desire 826 last month.
Now, finally the company has officially announced affordable 4G-LTE based Desire 626. It sports 5.0-inch HD display and ships with 64-bit class Snapdragon 410 SoC (System on Chip), 1GB RAM, 16GB inbuilt memory and a 2,000mAh battery, which can run the phone for close to 800 hours under standby mode.
HTC Desire 626 release and price details:
As of now, HTC is expected to launch the smartphone in its home market, Taiwan for NT$ 5,990 (around $190/€168/₹11,800) and later in other emerging markets of Asia including India.
Key Specifications of HTC Desire 626:
|Model||HTC Desire 626|
|Display||5.0-inch HD screen with 1280x720p resolutions|
|OS||Android with HTC Sense UI|
|Processor||64-bit class1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU|
|Storage capacity||16GB, expandable up to 128GB|
|Battery||2000 mAh rechargeable lithium batteryTalk time : up to 20.5 hours (2G) and 30 hours (3G)Standby time : close to 800 hours (2G) and 761 hours (3G)|
|Network||2G, 3G & 4G-LTE (FDD: Bands 1,3, 5, 7, 8, 28)|
|Add-ons||Nano-SIM slot, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n: 2.4GHz), micro-USB 2.0, microSD card slot, DLNA support,Built-in GPS antenna with GLONASS|
|Dimensions||146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm|
|Price (New Taiwan Dollar)||NT$ 5,990 (around $190/€168/₹11,800)|
[Image credit: HTC eStore]