HTC Desire 650 with dual textured back, High-Res audio support announced


HTC has announced Desire 650, the company’s latest smartphone in the mid-range Desire series in Taiwan, along with the HTC 10 evo. It has a 5-inch HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection, is powered by a quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon SoC and run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense 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.


It has BoomSound experience and Hi-Res audio playback, but it doesn’t have dual speakers. It has an unique back panel with 50% flat surface and the remaining 50% has ridges that offers a better grip.

HTC Desire 650 specifications

  • 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD TFT LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HTC Sense UI
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 aperture, 33.2mm lens
  • Dimension: 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.4mm; Weight: 140 grams
  • HTC Boomsound, Hi-Res audio support
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / GLONASS , NFC
  • 2200mAh battery

The HTC Desire 650 comes in Polar White and Blue colors  and is priced at NT$ 5490 (US$ 171 / Rs. 11,820 (approx). It goes on sale in Taiwan from December 1st. No details about its global roll out yet. Wonder who would choose this phone just for the design when there are several smartphones with better specifications for the price.


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