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HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM 4G LTE smartphone launched in India; priced at Rs. 14990


HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM with a 5-inch display and 4G LTE support is priced in India at Rs. 14,990. HTC’s recent addition to its Desire lineup is available in Blue Lagoon and White Birch color variants.

Commenting on the launch of the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM, Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia said that the smartphone delivers the distinctive features with an outstanding user experience in a sleek, chic and slim package.

Siddiqui revealed that the 4G LTE-enabled device features a faster processor, network speed and excellent battery life. Moreover, the smartphone offers great flexibility with support for expandable memory, which is missing in other high-end smartphones.

Featured with a 5-inch HD display, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM comes with a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB internal storage, which can be expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.

On the photography department, the HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM includes a 13-megapixel rear camera with a BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm lens, and LED flash in addition to a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Moreover, the primary camera includes advanced features like automatic face detection, geo-tagging, best shot, smile shot, and HDR options in addition to the ability to capture images in panoramic mode.

While the version of Android hasn’t been revealed yet by the company other than the information that the smartphone will have HTC Sense UI, we expect the device to run on Android Lollipop with future upgrade possibility for Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Powered by a 2000mAh battery, the dual-SIM HTC Desire 626 is equipped with all major connectivity features like 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro-USB, A-GPS, DLNA, GLONASS, and FM radio connectivity in addition to sensors like accelerometer and ambient light.

Measuring a thickness of 8.19mm, the Desire 626 Dual SIM weighs 135 grams, which is optimal for a 5-inch smartphone. To recall, HTC, in 2015 had launched the single-SIM version of the smartphone in China with different specifications.

Key Specifications of HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM

Display: 5-inch HD (1280×720)
OS: Android 5.1 with HTC Sense
Processor: MediaTek MT6752 octa-core @ 1.7 GHz
Storage: 16GB with microSD card
RAM: 2GB (Desire 626s on Tracfone only has 1GB)
Size: 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm
Rear camera: 13MP with backside illumination, autofocus, 1080p video
Front camera: 5MP with BSI, 1080p video
Battery: 2,000 mAh
Sensors: Ambient light, proximity, accelerometer
Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.1, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz)

HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM is expected to be available via popular e-commerce stores and retailers across India by the end of February.