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MWC 2014: HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 Midrange Smartphones Announced

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Despite positive reviews from various tech bloggers, HTC’s smartphones sales remains low and the company continues to struggle as it losses ground to Samsung, Sony, LG and Apple. Earlier this year, HTC lay down their plans to focus on making affordable smartphone to further compete especially in emerging markets. At the annual MWC (Mobile World Congress), HTC has announced two new midrange smartphones – HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610.

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HTC Desire 610 specs:

  • 1.2GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 4.7-inch qHD display (540 x 960 pixels) 234 ppi
  • 8 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 1.3 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Nano SIM
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 2,040 mAh battery
  • Android OS

Here is a hands on video from CNET:

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HTC Desire 816 specs:

  • 1.6GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Adreno 305 graphics
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory expandable via MicroSD up to 64GB
  • 5.5-inch HD display (720 x 1280 pixels) 267 ppi
  • 13 megapixel rear facing camera with autofocus and LED flash
  • 5 megapixel front facing camera
  • LTE, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Nano SIM
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
  • 2,600 mAh Li-Po battery
  • Android OS

Here is a hands on video from CNET: