HTC today unveiled seven new smartphones in India, including its flagship HTC 10 and the One X9 Dual SIM smartphones. The Desire 825 and the Desire 628 Dual SIM too have been launched, which will go on sale sometime next month, priced at Rs 18,990 and Rs 13,990 respectively. HTC also announced the HTC 10 Lifestyle, Desire 630 and the Desire 830, but didn’t reveal the pricing details. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E2 goes on sale before launchAlso Read - HTC U20 5G, HTC Desire 20 Pro announced in Taiwan
HTC Desire 825 specifications, features: The HTC Desire 825 was launched at MWC 2016 earlier this year. On the design front, it boasts a polycarbonate body treated with a micro-splash process, which creates a unique pattern of paint specs on each phone. The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM, and comes with 16GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 2TB. Also Read - HTC Desire 20 Pro will launch on June 16; expected to pack Snapdragon 665 SoC
The Desire 825 also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording capabilities, 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.8 aperture, BoomSound speakers with Dolby Audio support, and a 2,700mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. On the software front, it runs on Android Marshmallow wrapped under Sense UI.
Priced at Rs 18,990, the HTC Desire 825 doesn’t look capable to take on the competition, which include the likes of OnePlus 2 and the Lenovo Vibe X3 to name a few. Smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Moto G4 Plus and LeEco Le 1s offer much better features at a much lower price point.
HTC Desire 628 Dual SIM specifications, features: The Desire 628 Dual SIM was announced earlier this month, and will be available in two color variants — white with a blue frame and black with a red frame.
The smartphone’s specifications include 5-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display, 1.3GHz octa-core processor paired with 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage, and a microSD card slot.
The Desire 628 Dual SIM also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, 5-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.4 aperture, 2,200mAh battery with fast charging support, and BoomSound speakers.
Connectivity options include dual SIM card slots, 4G LTE support, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and on the software front, it runs on Android Lollipop wrapped under Sense UI. Priced at Rs 13,990, the Desire 628 is placed in a price range dominated by the likes of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, LeEco Le 1s and the Lenovo K4 Note to name a few.