HTC Desire 620 with 5-inch display, Android 4.4 KitKat, 5MP front camera officially announced

HTC has silently took the wraps off a new mid-range Android smartphone recently. Dubbed as HTC Desire 620, the smartphone comes in two versions, one running on Snapdragon processor (HTC Desire 620) and the other with MediaTek chipset called HTC Desire 620G. HTC has priced the Desire 620 in Taiwan at NT$ 6990 whereas the Desire 620G costs NT$ 4,990.

HTC Desire 620

Both the smartphones will first go on sale in Taiwan first followed by other Asian markets and Europe. The Desire 620 is already available in Taiwan, with Desire 620G will be available sometime in mid-December.

HTC has also announced that the firm will be releasing the Desire 620 in UK early next year. There is no word on pricing or availability details yet. 

On the specifications front, HTC Desire 620 comes with a 5-inch HD IPS display, 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU (Desire 620) / 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with Mali 450-MP4 GPU (Desire 620G), 1GB RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 6.0 UI.

HTC Desire 620

The smartphone measures 150.1 x 72.7 x 9.6mm and weights 160 grams, and has dual-SIM support. Other specifications include an 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage with expandable upto 128GB (Desire 620) / 32GB (Desire 620G), and 2,100 mAh battery.

On the connectivity front, the Desire 620 supports 4G LTE. On the other hand, Desire 620G comes with only 3G HSPA+ support. Other connectivity series include WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS.