HTC Desire 626 with 5-inch HD display, Snapdragon 410, 4G LTE announced

HTC Desire 626

HTC has announced Desire 626 smartphone in Taiwan after it was leaked in press shots and got certified in TENNA recently. It has a 5-inch HD IPS display, is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 SoC and run on Android 4.4 Kitkat with HTC Sense 6 UI on top. It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, BSI sensor 1080p video recording and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with a BSI sensor.

HTC Desire 626

It has dual-front-facing speakers, but doesn’t have BoomSound experience. It comes with single nano SIM support, but HTC is expected to launch a dual SIM variant in future.

HTC Desire 626 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display
  • 1.2GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB
  • Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6 UI
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, BSI sensor, 34mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • Dimension: 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19mm; Weight: 140 grams
  • Dual front-facing stereo speakers
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS / GLONASS , NFC
  • 2000mAh battery

The HTC Desire 626 comes in Elegant White and Blue Bay colors and is priced at NT$ 5990 (US$ 190/ Rs. 11,800 (approx). It goes on sale in Taiwan later this month. HTC will also sell Dot View case and hand-painted back cover by renowned designers wawa Liu Ruiqi separately. No word on the global roll out yet.


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