The Taiwanese company has announced that the new Desire-series smartphone will be available starting from the second-week of December. The HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM recently went on sale in India via an e-commerce website. The company stresses that the Desire 620G Dual SIM is the successor to the popular Desire 620 smartphone.
Launched earlier this month, the Desire 620G Dual SIM is the 3G-variant of the Desire 620 Dual SIM, which supports 4G connectivity and is yet to make its way to Indian shores. Both the Desire 620 Dual SIM and Desire 620G Dual SIM went on sale in Taiwan starting this month.
Both the dual-SIM smartphones share similar specifications excepting network connectivity, processor and the inbuilt storage expansion limit.
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 4G-enabled HTC Desire 620 Dual SIM, on the other hand, 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 Android 4.4.4 KitKat-based Desire 620G Dual SIM comes with popular HTC BlinkFeed. It features a 5-inch LCD display with HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution with a pixel density of 294ppi; 1GB of RAM; 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. The company claims that the battery on the Desire 620G Dual SIM can deliver up to 19 hours of talk time and up to 525 hours of standby time.
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 150.1x72.7x9.6mm, the Desire 620G Dual-SIM weighs 160 grams and also sport the company's iconic design with dual front-facing speakers. The new Desire-series smartphone will be available in Santorini White and Gunmetal Grey colours.
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India said, "Our new HTC Desire model delivers the best of both worlds, combining fresh, youthful design with powerful processing capabilities. The HTC Desire 620G Dual SIM is the perfect choice for entertainment lovers looking for an affordable smartphone that balances quality performance with stunning design."