The HTC Desire 501, Desire 601 and Desire 700 dual SIM phones that recently went official in Taiwan, have arrived in India with a view to make their marks in the mid-range mobile segment. Their exact release dates have not been mentioned, but the company has let out the prices which start at Rs 16,890.
Let’s first take a look at the features of the Desire 501. The dual SIM phone packed within an exterior measuring 128.5 x 66.9 x 9.8 millimeters shows off a 4.3-inch WVGA super LCD 2 touchscreen. It makes the most of Android 4.1 and Sense 4.0 and employs a 1.15GHz dual core processor. Some of its other features include an 8MP camera, a 2.1MP webcam, 1GB RAM, 8GB memory expandable by up to 64GB and a 2100mAh battery.
The Desire 601 dual SIM Android smartphone is slightly bigger than the aforementioned gadget as it shows off a 4.5-inch touchscreen. It integrates a dual core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which offers 4G LTE connectivity and seeks assistance from 1GB of RAM. And what’s more, the phone has 8GB of hoarding space that can be increased by up to 64GB and features a 5MP auto focus camera as well as a VGA webcam. This handset draws power from a 2100mAh battery.
And as far as the Desire 700 is concerned, it is a 5-inch phablet complete with a 1.2GHz quad core processor, the Android OS and HTC Sense. An 8MP camera with LED flash takes up a little spot on the rear panel, while a 2.1MP webcam shares the front surface with the qHD display. It is powered by a 2100mAh battery as well.
The HTC Desire 501, 601 and 700 handsets will set users back by Rs 16,890, Rs 24,190 and Rs 33,050, respectively. All the three gadgets have already been listed on the official website and the company says that they are coming soon to India.
Key specifications of Desire 700:
- 5-inch qHD multi-touch screen
- Dual SIM card slots
- Android OS with HTC Sense
- 8MP camera with LED flash, 2.1MP webcam
- 1.2GHz quad core processors
- 1GB of RAM
- 8GB storage, expandable by up to 64GB
- 2100mAh battery