We saw some rumors recently which claimed that HTC will announce a new budget device in the Desire lineup. Now, the company has officially unveiled the rumored device, namely the HTC Desire 626, which comes with modest specs and an affordable price tag, making things even more competitive in the low end market. HTC has always been popular for its design and quality smartphones, so HTC’s new Desire 626 will definitely provide one more choice to buyers.
HTC has announced the device in its home country, Taiwan, but we expect a worldwide release pretty soon. As for tech specs, the Desire 626 features a 5-inch 1280 X 720P display along with a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor. There will be 1GB of RAM onboard along with 16GB of expandable memory. The rear camera will be of 13MP while the front shooter will be of 5MP. At the back, there will be a 2000 mAh battery which should be enough for a day with moderate usage. However we would have liked something bigger given that popular phones in the price range come with a 2300+ mAh battery.
The device will be available in Taiwan for NT5990, which comes to around 1185 Yuan ($190). That’s a great price for a phone with HTC’s name as well as design.
The version available in Taiwan be feature only a single SIM card slot, however it is said that the international variant will feature dual SIM card slots.