File photo of customers looking at HTC smartphones in a mobile phone shop in TaipeiReuters

Besides the two new top-end smartphones, One M9+ and One E9+, HTC launched an entry-level handset dubbed Desire 326G on Tuesday, 14 April, in India.

HTC Desire 326G sports 4.5-inch FWVGA display and runs on the Android OS powered by the 1.2GHz Spreadtrum quad-core SoC (System on Chip), 1GB RAM, 8GB inbuilt memory and a 2,000mAh battery.

On photography front, it houses an 8mp camera with LED flash on the rear-side and a 2mp snapper on the front side.

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The company has reportedly confirmed that the new HTC Desire 326G will be released in the second half of May in - White Birch and Black Onyx - models, but it refrained to reveal the price of the device.

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Going by the specifications, Desire 326G will be priced under ₹10,000 and will be competing with the 2015 edition of Motorola Moto E (both 3G & 4G-LTE models), Xiaomi Redmi 2, Sony Xperia E4 and Microsoft Lumia 640.

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Key Specifications of HTC Desire 326G:

Model HTC Desire 326G
Display 4.5-inch FWVGA screen 854x480p resolutions
OS Android with Sense UI
Processor 1.2GHz Spreadtrum quad-core CPU[Type: SC7731G]
Storage capacity 8GB, expandable up to 32GB
  • Main: 8.0-megapixel camera with LED flash
  • Front: 2.0-megapixel camera
Battery 2000 mAh
Network 3G
Add-ons Dual-SIM (micro + micro) slots, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/ g/ n), micro-USB,
Dimensions 139.70 x 69.60 x 9.70 mm
Weight 146 g
Colours White Birch and Black Onyx
Price Expected to be priced under ₹10,000