HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM was launched in India today for a price of Rs. 14,990. The Taiwanese company announced the launch of its new affordable smartphone with attractive specs like a 5 inch HD display and an octa core processor. It comes in two colours – Blue Lagoon and White Birch.
The HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM comes with support for two nano SIMs and also has 4G LTE support. It comes with a 5 inch LCD display with a HD resolution. At 1280 x 720 pixels, you get a pixel density of ~294 PPI, which is just about the average in this price range. The Desire 626 Dual SIM comes with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box with HTC’s Sense UI on top.
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In other specs, the Desire 626 Dual SIM comes with an octa-core Mediatek MT6752 processor and has 2 GB RAM. The internal memory is fixed at 16 GB, but you can expand it up to 128 GB using a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the rear side comes with a 13 MP camera using a BSI sensor and an aperture size of f/2.2. There is an LED flash and support for HD recording at 30 FPS. The front comes with a 5 MP camera.
Connectivity options include dual SIM support, 4G LTE and 3G, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS, DLNA and FM Radio. You can use the 3.5 mm audio jack to listen to your favourite songs via the headphones. A 2,000 mAh battery powers the Desire 626 Dual SIM.
Here’s what HTC South Asia President had to say on the launch of the Desire 626 Dual SIM in India,
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.
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The HTC Desire 626 comes in a plastic avatar but thanks to HTC’s choice of high quality materials, it looks very premium. The build quality also looks top notch with the dual tone setup adding to the looks.
Pricing and Availability
HTC has not revealed all the details about the availability of the Desire 626 Dual SIM, but the company assures that all major retailers will stock it in the coming weeks. The HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM will be available at a price of Rs. 14,990 in India.