This is a new offering from this Taiwanese Smartphone giant, and had come up with new Quad Core based Smartphone. We had given you information about these device previously and now we had brought for you a detailed review of the device. The Desire series from the HTC has performed quite well in the Indian market, with its previous launches like HTC Desire 200, Desire XC and Desire U. This time HTC has some up with Desire 600, which seems to be a mid range offering from the HTC and contains most of the expected features in this range. Also this device is a Dual SIM device like most of the other devices in this series.
Now let us see all the Quick review, features and specifications that this phone offers to the customers.
Camera and Internal Storage
The HTC desire 600 offers the Dual camera option to its customers. It comes with 8.0MP Primary camera with auto focus and LED flash. It also has the 1.6MP of Secondary camera at the front, that allow the customers to make the video calls. From the provided specifications the camera of this device seems to be a good one. The LED flash lets the user to capture the good images even in the low light. It captures the images with the resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels which is a very good and gives good image quality. It is capable of recording 720p videos at 30fps. So overall the camera in this device seems to be a good one.
The HTC Desire 600 comes with the 8GB of Internal memory that is expandable upto 64GB via Micro SD card. The internal memory seems to be good one and has the option of the Micro SD card so the users will never have memory shortage. As this device falls in the Mid range the storage option that this device is offering is a good one. Also the higher memory will let the users to store more data on the device itself. HTC Desire 600 has good storage capacity.
Processor and Battery
HTC Desire 600 is powered with Quad Core processor and this adds a good speed to the total functionality of the device. Like most of the International brands in this range the Desire 600 is powered by Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Quad Core processor clocked at a frequency of 1.2 GHz and is based on the ARM Cortex A5 architecture. So this an impressive feature by the HTC Desire 600 and also the Quad Core processor adds to the overall performance of the device and does not lets the speed of the device to become slow. Again the processor is supported by the 1GB of RAM and is a decent one, and handles most of the multitasking features and operations and provides better speed to the phone. Also it allows the user to install and use larger apps and games.
HTC Desire 600 packs the 1860 mAh battery. It gives the Standby time of about 539 hours on 2G and 577 hours on 3G. And Talktime of 11 hours 20 min on 2G and of 11 hours on 3G. And seems to be a moderate one and can easily last for a day after a single charge, even for the heavy users it can give good backup. So it seems to have decent battery and surely will not let the users to have any problem. Though the battery was expected to be a bit on the higher side.
Display Size and Features
The HTC Desire 600 sports a larger display, it has a 4.5 inch capacitive LCD2 Display. HTC Desire 600 comes with the screen resolution of about 540 x 960 pixels. And has the pixels density of about 245 PPI. There is a unique feature that comes with this device, that is the LCD2 display which reduces the glare and decreases the distortions, making the images and videos to be crystal clear. The larger screen allow the customers to enjoy the games and movies on the larger screens. Though the Screen resolution and PPI of this phone seems to be on the lower side, though the LCD2 display makes the display quality a bit clearer. It also decreases the battery consumption and the outer effect on the screen.
When it comes to the features, HTC Desire 600 packs various features, some are common and soma are unique. For the connectivity options it comes with the 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and USB support. For the music lovers it packs the dual front-facing speakers, supported by built-in amplifiers that offers clear and loud sound. Beats Audio integration is included as well, which is present in many of the other HTC Smartphones. HTC Desire 600 presents the user with the Dual SIM option and lets the user to use both the number at the same time. The HTC Desire 600 runs on the Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system which is used by most of the other devices of the HTC Desire series also it has the unique HTC Sense 5.0 UI running on top of this OS.
HTC Desire 600, seems to be competing with the various other mid range devices that are available in the market. It seems to have stiff competition with Samsung’s Galaxy series which is currently booming in the market and offers numerous mid range device. Also it can get tough competition from the Sony Xperia series and the Lumia series from the Nokia. As the device comes with the Quad Core processor, better display and HTC tag seems to get good response form the customers, also as we stated earlier the Desire series has been a good performer in the Indian market.
|Model||HTC Desire 600|
|Display||4.5 inch capacitive LCD2 Display, with screen resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and pixel density of 245 PPI|
|Processor||1.2 GHz Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200 Quad Core processor|
|RAM, ROM||1 GB RAM, 8 GB onboard internal storage that can be expanded upto 64 GB via Micro SD card|
|Camera||8.0 MP primary auto focus camera with LED flash, 1.6 MP secondary camera at front|
|OS||Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean|
Finally after examining the specifications and features of the HTC Desire 600 we can state that the this nice device that packs good features. It has a Quad core processor for good speed, dual camera option, dual SIM capability. Has a decent screen size and has the LCD2 display for better clarity. The price of the HTC Desire 600 is Rs.26,860 and seems to be somewhat costlier. Also has the dedicated features for the music loving customers, comes with the HTC’s unique Beats Audio. The battery of the phone seems to be on the lower side. Though various other options are present in the market with almost same features and at a cheaper rate, though the device is expected to get good start in the Indian market. You can buy HTC Desire 600 from Saholic at a price of 26,860. You will also get a NOKIA BH-111 Bluetooth headset worth Rs. 1599 free with this phone.