Not announced at today's HTC Mobile World Congress press conference in Barcelona, HTC also unveiled the HTC Desire 610; a compact Android smartphone which comes packed with a host of features for an incredible mobile audio and visual experience, including a stunning 4.7" screen, HTC Sense, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC's industry leading sound property - HTC BoomSound. The HTC Desire 610 is powered by a quad core processor and 4G LTE connectivity. The allround multimedia experience is completed with advanced photo editing capabilities and automatic highlight videos that will enable to share and show off photos and videos in amazing quality.
At a size of 143.1 x 70.5 x 9.6 mm, the Desire 610 weights 143.5 g; including the 2040 mAh Li-polymer battery. The 4.7" touchscreen has a qHD resolution. It's powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU at 1.2 GHz and features a total storage of 8GB flash memory, which can be expanded with microSD memory cards up to 64 GB, and 1 GB RAM. The Desire 610 supports quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE, triband UMTS/HSPA+ at 850/900/2100 MHz and for Europe quadband LTE at 800/900/1800/2600 MHz. It requires a nano SIM and features accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor.
Furthermore its features NFC (which is said to be optional), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, WiFi b/g/n at 2.4 GHz. Other highlights are HTC's BoomSound technology with dual front stereo speakers and HTC Sense Voice. The 8 megapixel autofocus camera comes with a f/2.4 lense, BSI sensor and allows HD video recording at 720p. The front facing camera has a resolution of 1.3 megapixel and comes with a FSI sensor which allows to record 720p HD videos.
The new HTC Desire 610 will be available in a wide variety of colors across Europe from May. The suggested retail price without a contract is 299 Euro.
Cheers ~ Arne