HTC has announced two new affordable handsets under its Desire series- Desire 628 and Desire 630 in India. Desire 628 will be available from 5th of June 2016 onwards with a price tag of 13,990 INR. On the other hand, Desire 630 will be available by next month, but HTC hasn’t revealed any pricing details yet.
Dual SIM handset, Desire 628 comes with a 5 inch HD IPS display, is powered by 64 bit 1.3 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6753 SoC, clubbed with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt memory which is expandable by up to additional 2TB using microSD card slot.
Desire 628 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with Sense UI on top. It sports a 13 MP rear shooter with LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, BSI sensor and full HD video recording. It also packs a 5 MP frontal camera with f/2.4 aperture, BSI sensor, 28mm lens and 75-degree wide-angle lens.
Desire 628 will be available in Cobalt White and Sunset Blue color options.
Desire 630 has a 5 inch HD IPS display and employs a quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of memory with expandable memory support up to 2TB via microSD card slot.
Desire 630 sports a 13 MP rear camera with f/2.4 aperture and 1080p video recording. There is also a 5 MP front facing camera with f/2.8 aperture. It has a 2200mAh battery.
Both of these smartphones are backed by 2200mAh battery. These smartphones come with HTC BoomSound frontal stereo speakers with Dolby Audio sound technology. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G / HSPA+, EDGE / GPRS, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, Micro USB 2.0 port and 3.5mm audio jack.
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia, said,”People want more in a phone than just a black or white slab of plastic and glass – they want stylish individuality. At the same time, they want to be able to capture life’s memories, listen to pulse-pounding music, watch vivid HD videos, and do all of the things expected of a modern smartphone. The HTC Desire 628 Dual SIM delivers both – balancing beauty with brains and unique and fashionable looks with incredible performance underneath.”
Key Specifications of HTC Desire 628 and Desire 630:
|Model||HTC Desire 628||HTC Desire 630|
|Display||5 inch HD IPS display||5 inch HD IPS display|
|Processor||64 bit 1.3 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6753||Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor|
|Camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera||13 MP rear and 5 MP front camera|
|Dimensions and Weight||146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm and 142 grams||–|