The new HTC smartphone Rhyme is shown during the unveiling event in New York
The new HTC smartphone Rhyme is shown during the unveiling event in New York September 20, 2011.REUTERS

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC pulled the wraps off the new dual-SIM smartphone, Desire 600, on Thursday.

HTC Desire 600 sports a Super LCD 2 screen with qHD 950x540p display resolution and it runs on Android Jelly Been OS powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor with Adreno 203 graphics engine. It also packs 1GB RAM and 8GB in-built memory.

Speaking at the launch, CEO of HTC Corporation, Peter Chou said, "The HTC Desire 600 dual sim combines speed and easy multitasking with the truly innovative HTC BlinkFeed home screen. The result is an affordable mid-range phone that sets the standard for its class, keeping the busiest user up-to-date at a glance and offering them the power and range of features to switch between work and play."

HTC has confirmed that Desire 600 will be made available in select markets by early June. However, the company remains tight-lipped about the price details.

Key specifications of HTC Desire 600 include:


HTC Desire 600


4.5-inch Super LCD 2 screen with qHD 960x540p resolution


Expected to run on Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS


Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 series based quad-core processor with 1.2GHz CPU speed


Adreno 203



Storage capacity



Main: 8.0-megapixel camera

Front: 1.6-megapixel camera


1,800 mAh


3G, Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, 720p HD video recording, dual-SIM, Beats Audio


Yet to be revealed