HTC announces four new mid-range Desire smartphones in the US called Desire 626, 626s, 526 and 520
HTC is following the steps of LG and Samsung by announcing mid-range Android smartphones lately. Just recently, Samsung announced premium looking mid-range Galaxy A8 and LG announced the G4 Beat. Following the same, HTC has launched four new smartphones in the Desire series in the U.S. market. These smartphones include HTC Desire 626, Desire 626s, Desire 526 and Desire 520.
|HTC Desire 626 / 626s|
According to HTC, all these smartphones will be available through major U.S. carriers in prepaid and postpaid form. Pricing and start of sales for all these phones are yet to be revealed, and will vary by carrier to carrier.
HTC has revealed that the Desire 626 will be available for AT&T and Verizon, the 626s will be on T-Mobile and Desire 526 and 520 will be on Verizon and Cricket respectively. Other wireless carrier partners will announce details of each smartphone in the weeks ahead.
Talking about the specifications, all these smartphones comes with 1.1GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor, Adreno 304 GPU, 4GB LTE support and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with HTC Sesne 7 UI on top.
Other specifications of Desire 626 include a 5-inch HD 720p display, 1.5GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front-facing selfie camera, 16GB of internal storage with expandable memory and 2,000mAh battery. Connectivity series include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS / GLONASS and NFC support.
On the other hand, HTC Desire 626s packs in a 5-inch HD IPS display, 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 8GB of internal memory with expandable memory up to 128GB and 2,000mAh battery. The Desire 626s lacks NFC support, but has Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and GPS / GLONASS.
|HTC Desire 526|
When it comes to HTC Desire 526, the smartphone features a 4.7-inch qHD 960p display, 1.5GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal memory with microSD card support and 2,000mAh battery. Connectivity options of the handset is similar to the Desire 626s.
Last but not the least, HTC Desire 520 is the most affordable out of all and includes a 4.5-inch FWVGA display, 1GB of RAM, 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 2MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal memory which is expandable using microSD card and 2,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and GPS / GLONASS.
|HTC Desire 520|