HTC has expanded its Desire-series with the launch of Desire 520 (see above), Desire 526, Desire 626 (US), and Desire 626s in the US. All the new four HTC Desire smartphones will be available via major prepaid and postpaid telecom providers such as AT&T, Cricket, Sprint Prepaid, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless, and Virgin Mobile among others.

The pricing of this phone is not yet released.But, the company says that the new Desire line-up brings features found in its flagship HTC One M9 to a more affordable range. HTC had also launched the Desire 626 in Taiwan earlier this year, however, it is a significantly different smartphone from the US model.

All the four smartphones – HTC Desire 520, HTC Desire 526, HTC Desire 626 (US), andHTC Desire 626s – pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 quad-core processor clocked at 1.1GHz and feature 4G LTE connectivity. All the smartphones also run Android 5.1 Lollipop with the company’s proprietary Sense 7 UI running on top. With Sense 7, the smartphones come preloaded with HTC Themes, HTC BlinkFeed, and HTC Sense Home applications. All four smartphones also feature 2000mAh batteries, microSD storage expandability up to 2TB, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, and Bluetooth 4.1.

HTC Desire 520 :

  • Display : 4.50-inch
  • Resolution : 480×854 pixels
  • Processor : 1.1Ghz
  • RAM : 1GB
  • OS : Android 5.1
  • Storage : 8GB
  • Battery : 2,000mAh
  • Front Camera : 2MP

HTC Desire 526 :

  • Display : 4.70-inch
  • Resolution :  540×960 pixels
  • Processor : 1.1Ghz
  • RAM : 1.5GB
  • OS : Android 5.1
  • Storage : 8GB
  • Battery : 2,000mAh
  • Front Camera : 2MP

HTC Desire 626 (US) :

  • Display : 5.00-inch
  • Resolution : 720×1280 pixels
  • Processor : 1.1Ghz
  • RAM : 1.5GB
  • OS : Android 5.1
  • Storage : 16GB
  • Battery : 2,000mAh
  • Front Camera : 5MP

HTC Desire 626s :

  • Display : 5.00-inch
  • Resolution : 720×1280 pixels
  • Processor : 1.1Ghz
  • RAM : 1.5GB
  • OS : Android 5.1
  • Storage : 8GB
  • Battery : 2,000mAh
  • Front Camera : 2MP

All of this proves that HTC is trying to make a grand come back in Smartphone race with attracting the budget users. Lets see if this plan works for HTC as there are many more buget phones like Lenovo A6000 Plus, Redmi 2 and Moto E etc.

Last updated on: Jul 15, 2015 @ 4:22 pm