BARCELONA, Spain – HTC unveiled two new mid-range smartphones – HTC Desire 816 and HTC Desire 610 – at the Mobile World Congress.
HTC claims that the Desire 816 will change the way people look at value phones. The phone generally falls in mid-tier market but has perks of high-end devices with many elements borrowed from the flagship HTC One.
The HTC Desire 816 runs on a 1.6GHz quad-core processor packed under a 5.5-inch display that almost equates it to a phablet. The phone supports 4G LTE connectivity and is quick to respond when mutiltasking. In addition, it is loaded with two cameras, a 13 MP on the back and a 5MP in the front.
The new Desire 816 phone will come with HTC’s symbolic dual-frontal speakers and HTC BoomSound while HTC BlinkFeed helps a user to stay updated with latest news. The smartphone will be released around the globe in April.
On to the HTC Desire 610, the phone is compact version of new-look Desire family.
It will share most of the features with the HTC Desire 816 except that it is little in size with a 4.7-inch display and will be released only Europe sometime during May.