NEW DELHI : HTC seems all set to launch its new Desire-series budget smartphone, the Desire 620G Dual SIM, in India. The smartphone is now listed at an e-commerce website at Rs. 15,900. So far, no announcement regarding the India availability of the HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM has been made.
Launched earlier this month, the Desire 620G Dual SIM is the 3G-variant of the Desire 620 Dual SIM that supports 4G connectivity. Both the Desire 620 Dual SIM and Desire 620G Dual SIM went on sale in Taiwan starting this month at TWD 6,990 (roughly Rs.14,000) and at TWD 4,990 (roughly Rs. 9,990) respectively.
Both the dual-SIM smartphones share similar specifications excepting network connectivity, processor and the inbuilt storage expansion limit. The 4G-enabled HTC Desire 620 Dual SIM is powered by a 64-bit 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, and supports storage expansion via microSD card (up to 128GB). The 3G-supporting HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM is backed by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor with storage expansion support via microSD card (up to 32GB).
The Android 4.4.4 KitKat-based Desire 620G Dual SIM features a 5-inch IPS display with HD (720×1280 pixels) resolution, 294ppi, 1GB of RAM, Sense 6 UI, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing camera with BSI sensor, HTC Eye Experience, 8GB of inbuilt storage, and a 2100mAh removable battery. Other connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/ A-GPS and GPRS/ EDGE. The Desire 620G Dual SIM supports dual Micro-SIMs.
Measuring 150.1×72.7×9.6mm, the Desire 620G Dual-SIM weighs 160 grams and also sport the company’s iconic design with dual front-facing speakers.At the time of writing, the HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM was listed as ‘out of stock’ with no word on availability.