HTC today launched three smartphones in India, namely HTC Desire 501, Desire 601, and Desire 700. The HTC Desire 501 is priced at Rs 16,890 while the Desire 601 and Desire 700 are priced at Rs 24,190 and Rs 33,050 respectively. All are dual SIM smartphones and come with Android operating system.
Desire 501 will be available from next week but the other two phones will be available around Christmas this year.
HTC Desire 501:
The 9.8 mm thick HTC Desire 501 weighs 130 grams despite having a 2100 mAh battery and 4.3 inch touchscreen. Its display has 480×800 pixels resolution. The Desire 501 is armed with a 1.2 GHz dual core processor which is assisted by 1 GB RAM. It has ample 8 GB internal storage along with an expandable storage slot that can support up to a 32 GB micro SD card.
Besides, the HTC Desire 501 comes with an 8 megapixel rear auto focus camera, LED flash, and a 2.1 megapixel front camera. Though the version of Android operating system used in this is not clear, but most likely the Desire 501 has Jelly Bean version. This 3G smartphone has also WiFi, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, and micro USB for connectivity.
HTC Desire 601:
The HTC Desire 601 measures 134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88mm and weighs 130 grams. The Desire 601 has a 4.5 inch display with qHD (540×960 pixels) resolution. This Android based smartphone is armed with a 1.4 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad core processor which is supported by 1 GB RAM. There is 8 GB ROM and 64 GB micro SD card slot in the Desire 601 as well.
Besides, the HTC Desire 601 has a 5 megapixel rear auto focus camera with HTC Zoe and f2.0 aperture. For selfie, there is a VGA camera in its front. The phone has a 2100 mAh battery which claims to provide 12.8 hours of 3G talktime. For connectivity, it has WiFi, Bluetooth, and DLNA. It said to be 4G enabled also.
HTC Desire 700:
It is the costliest among the three and accordingly comes with better features. First of all, the Desire 700 has a 5 inch touchscreen but with qHD resolution as the other two. It is also much thicker (10.3 mm) and heavier (150 grams). But that is due to its big screen and the 2100 mAh battery which promises 8 hours of 3G talktime.
The Desire 700 is armed with a 1.2 GHz quad core processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal storage, 64 GB micro SD card slot, 8 megapixel rear camera, and 2.1 megapixel front camera. It has Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, DLNA for connectivity and GPS with GLONASS for navigation.