HTC has launched Desire 526G+, the company’s latest smartphone in its Desire series in India, available to buy in two 8GB and 16GB variants. The Desire 526G+ Dual SIM runs on 1.7GHz octaocore processor paired with 1GB of RAM and comes with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box with HTC Sense UI on top. The Taiwan-giant has not mentioned about it to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update in the future.
The daul-SIM smartphone features a 4.7-inch qHD (540×960 pixels) display and a pixel density of 234ppi. Sports a 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Both versions of the 8GB/ 16GB inbuilt storage on Desire 526G+ Dual SIM is expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB).
Talking about the Desire 526G+ Dual SIM connectivity front, include 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and FM radio. Measures at 139.8×69.65×9.8 mm, and weighs 154 grams and is backed up by a 2000 mAh battery. Apparently, HTC is also touting the availability of BlinkFeed, Video Highlights, and Offline Reading mode on the smartphone. Available in Glacier Blue and Lacquer Black colors.
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India, said:
Our new HTC Desire model is a power packed combination of innovative designing and comfortable handling and smooth processing. The HTC Desire 526G+ dual SIM is the best buy for tech lovers who look for innovation and technology that fits perfectly in their pocket. HTC wants to empower the masses and put a good phone in everyone’s hands, without compromising on features and specifications.
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Electronics & Home, Snapdeal.com, said:
India is globally one of the most attractive smartphone markets and smartphones are one of the fastest growing segments for Snapdeal.com. The users are seeking devices that are feature rich at an affordable price and HTC Desire 526G+ is a good fit for Indian market. At Snapdeal.com, we offer the latest and most innovative products to our 40 million users and HTC Desire 526G+ series of mobiles are a valuable addition to our smartphone category.
HTC Desire 526G+ Dual Sim Specifications
- 4.7-inch (960 x 540 pixels) display
- 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor
- 1GB RAM, 8GB / 16GB internal memory, expandable memory with micro SD
- Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Sense UI
- Dual (micro) SIM with dual standby
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera with 720p video recording
- Dimensions: 139.8 x 69.65 x 9.8mm; Weight: 154g
- 3G, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2000mAh battery
The 8GB HTC Desire 526G+ Dual Sim is priced at Rs. 10,400 and can be exclusively bought from Snapdeal and the 16GB Desire 526G+ variant will go on sale at Rs. 11,400 would be available from retail stores across India. Both variants will be available to purchase from the last week of January, says HTC.