HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM smartphone launched in India at Rs 14,990
HTC Desire 626 smartphone launched in India at Rs 14,990

HTC launches 5-inch Desire 626 Dual SIM smartphone in India at Rs 14,990


Taiwanese manufacturer HTC on Friday launched a new mid-range 4G-enabled smartphone in India, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM. The handset will be available in Blue Lagoon and White Birch colour variants and is priced at Rs 14,990. The company has revealed that the smartphone will be available at all the leading retail stores in the country.

In terms of specifications, the HTC Desire 626 features a 5-inch HD display with a 720 x 1280 pixel resolution and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system topped with the Sense UI of the company. It is powered by a 1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor that’s coupled with 2GB of RAM.

The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM + Nano-SIM) supporting HTC Desire 626 smartphone includes an internal storage of 16GB which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

The HTC Desire 626 features a 13-megapixel rear camera with a BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm lens, and LED flash, apart from a 5-megapixel fixed focus front-facing camera with a BSI sensor. The rear camera features scene detection, panorama, geo-tagging, best shot, smile shot, and HDR options.

In terms of connectivity, the HTC Desire 626 supports Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack and micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port. It includes the accelerometer, ambient light, and magnetic sensor. A 2000mAh battery completes the package. Like the other HTC Desire smartphones, this one also comes with dual front speakers for a better audio experience.

The HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM measures 146.9×70.9×8.19mm and weighs 135 grams.

Speaking about the new smartphone, Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia, said, “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. 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.”

Specifications of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM –

OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop operating system topped with the Sense UI of the company
CPU1.7 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor
Screen5-inch HD display with a 720 x 1280 pixel resolution
RAM2GB
ROM16GB which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
Camera13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front facing camera
Battery2,000mAh battery
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack and micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port
SensorsAccelerometer, Ambient light, and Magnetic sensor

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