HTC has announced the new HTC Desire 555, further extending the Desire series. The smartphone comes at a price of $119 (approximately Rs 7,658). HTC has currently made the smartphone available in the US only via Cricket wireless carrier. So far, there is no word on the availability of the HTC Desire 555 in India. The company might make the smartphone available in the country in coming months.
The HTC Desire 555 is said to be the next-in-line successor to the earlier launched HTC Desire 530 and Desire 626, reports NeoWin. The smartphone promises upgrades from the previous generation Desire smartphones and this also underlines the fact that the Taiwanese giant is not yet giving up on entry-level smartphones. The company announced to halt its production of budget smartphones earlier this year.
HTC Desire 555 Features and Specification
The HTC Desire 555 has a 5-inch HD (720p) display with Corning Gorilla Glass layered on the top for protection. It is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor paired with Adreno 304 GPU to drive graphics. The Desire 555 smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 2TB via a microSD card. ALSO READ: HTC U11 gets Amazon Alexa support
In terms of optics, the Desire 555 features an 8-megapixel camera with LED flash on the rear panel. Up front, it has a 5-megapixel selfie camera. For connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE, WiFi, Bluetooth 4,1, GPS, AGPS GLONASS, and micro USB 2.0 port. The HTC Desire 555 houses a 2,200mAh battery. On the software front, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based HTC Sense UI.
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