HTC Desire 625 – a cheap alternative available at Verizon Wireless

If you don’t have enough cash for an HTC One M9 laying around and, to be honest, if you don’t want the hassle of a faulty camera and overheating issues, you can choose the much more affordable HTC Desire 625. It is an exclusive for Verizon Wireless that almost anyone can afford.       The Desire line usually manages to get the important aspects of the flagship and transform them into an affordable device. And they usually cost much less than a flagship too.       HTC Desire 625 is the most recent addition to this line and it presents itself as a smartphone with a plastic white and gold body, but a nice and smooth finish. It costs just about $192 in the US where you can get it at Verizon on contract for $8 per month for 24 months too. What’s inside the HTC Desire 625?   When it comes to specs, this device cannot be farther from the 2015 flagship. Under the chassis you will find a measly Snapdragon 210 plus 1.5 GB of RAM. Everything is projected on a 5” screen at 720x960p resolution and powered by a 2000 mAh battery. The good part is the 16GB of internal storage plus a microSD card slot. The device also has a rear 8MP camera that will not make the best photos, but you know, 2014 is not that far away and last year’s mobile cameras are not that bad..   HTC Desire 625 comes with Android 5.1 and Sense 7 […]

HTC Desire 626 – a new mid-range smartphone with incredible 512GB expandable storage

HTC recently announced its brand new Desire 626, which is a mid-range smartphone that should work like a 620 upgrade. The device does not look any different than other HTC mid-range devices, and under the hood you will see some unexceptional specs. What is Desire 626 made of?   HTC’s new device has a Snapdragon 410 (1.2GHz quad-core processor)  under the hood, plus 2GB of RAM and 16GB of initial internal storage plus a microSD slot with support for up to 512GB ( a pretty impressive feat for mobile devices).   The smartphone has 4G support plus a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front snapper. The display keeps its 5” size at 720p resolution. This is an upgrade in terms of camera, storage and RAM over the 620. The device is just a bit skinnier and lighter than its predecessor, which could help it increase sales.   HTC Desire 626 will sell in white, grey, blue and purple and it will launch with Android 5.1 with the HTC Sense overlay. There is no official release date at the moment, and no official price has been confirmed.   Source: Techradar

HTC Desire 820 announced at IFA Berlin – mid-range device with 64-bit architecture

HTC announced the Desire 820 at IFA Berlin and we are happy to announce a new mid-range device with  64-bit architecture! The One family unibody design is accompanied by a colorful polycarbonate shell this time and it sort of looks like a hybrid between a HTC One M8 and iPhone 5 c. Desire 820 specs: Octa core 1.8 GHz Snapdragon 615 – 64-bit 2 GB of RAM 16 GB storage + microSD slot 5.5” HD screen 13 MP rear camera 8 MP front-facing camera Cat 4 LTE 2600 mAh battery. Some regions will have the chance to get a Desire 820 dual SIM variant too. The 64-bit architecture will not work with the actual Android versions, therefore the device will run on 32-bit architecture until the release of Android L OS. HTC’s press release doesn’t offer too much information regarding the device and its utility, but we can expect the above specs to be real. The phone is slim, measuring 7.7 mm in thickness and it will get its own custom Dot View case which will be limited to certain territories in the near future.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kc-mXAxPQZY Source: HTC Blog

HTC Desire 510 – the first 64-bit phone with Snapdragon 410 architecture on board

HTC Desire 510 is the newest member in the South-Korean family and it also is the first HTC device to have a 64-bit processor. It still remains a low-end device affordable to all social classes which just has a Snapdragon 400 processor to back it up. The processor is a 1.2 GHz quad core Snapdragon 410 which supports both 32-bit and 64-bit processing architectures. Desire 510 also has LTE built-in support, a 5 MP rear camera, and Qualcomm Quick Charge technology. It has an 854x480p screen with 1 GB of RAM memory, 8 GB of storage with a Micro SD slot and a VGA frontal sensor. It’s powered by a 2100 mAh battery that can be removed. Even if it is officially the first 64-bit device, Desire 510 won’t be able to run such operation straight from the box as it will need to be upgraded to Android L first. The phone will become available in Asia and Europe soon, and it will also become available to certain US carriers in the near future.  Source: HTC [wdsm_ad id=”1484″ class=” ” ]

HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 (finally) reach the US market

HTC’s mainstream line smartphones is finally arriving in the US. HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 are reaching the US Tuesday, August 12, when Virgin Mobile will be offering the Desire 816 on its Beyond Talk plan for $299 with no minimum agreement. The second carrier to join in is AT&T, where Desire 610 will be found in stores in the following days. Other carriers will make their similar offers later in the year. HTC Desire 816 has a 5.5” 1280x720p display with a 1.6 GHz quadcore Snapdragon processor and 1.5 GB of memory. The device gets 8 MB of space and has MicroSD support for up to 128 GB of storage. It presents a 13MP sensor and a 5MP front camera with wide-angle lens. HTC Desire 610 has a smaller screen, with 4.7” 854x480p resolution, a 1.2 GHz quadcore Snapdragon plus 1 GB of memory and 8 GB of storage with a MicroSD slot for up to 64 GB of storage. The primary camera has an 8MP sensor whereas the front camera presents a 1.3 MP sensor.   Both devices have BoomSound speakers similar to those of HTC M8; they present the Sense 6 UI and BlinkFeed. They will be available in multiple color variants. Both Desire phones have been on sale in various countries in Europe since 2013 and now they will be available for the US market as well.  Source: SlashGear