HTC Desire 601 with 4.5-inch display, 1.4 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor announced

HTC Desire 601

HTC has announced the Desire 601, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in the Desire series. It was leaked recently and packs a 4.5-inch qHD (960 x 540 pixels) capacitive touch screen IPS display, powered by a 1.4 GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) with the new Sense UI. It has a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, HTC Zoe with Sequence Shot, Always Smile and Object Removal, Gallery with Video Highlights and HTC Share. and a 0.3-megapixel (VGA) front-facing camera.

It is 9.88mm thick, bit thicker than the Desire 600 dual SIM and packs a 2100 mAh non-removable battery. It also has HTC BlinkFeed home screen and HTC BoomSound with Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers similar to the HTC One.

HTC Desire 601

HTC Desire 601 specifications

  • 4.5-inch (960 x 540 pixels) pixels display
  • 1.4 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Android 4.2.2  (Jelly Beam)
  • 5MP rear camera with LED Flash, f2.0 aperture, 28mm lens, BSI Sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • HTC BlinkFeed, HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with micro SD
  • 4G LTE / 3G (HSDPA up to 42 Mbps), WiFi  802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2100 mAh battery

The HTC Desire 601 comes in White, Black and Red colors and would launch in select markets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa from mobile operators and major retailers in October 2013. No word on pricing yet.

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