While HTC launched its One M9+ and One E9+ in China on Wednesday, it also launched the Desire 626G+ Dual SIM in India at Rs. 16,900. The smartphone, which is yet to appear on the company website, will be available with major retailers and mobile operators soon as per the company.
The HTC Desire 626G+ Dual SIM features a 5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution display and is powered by an unspecified 1.7GHz octa-core processor coupled with 1GB of RAM. A 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with BSI sensor, f/2.2 aperture and LED flash is onboard, apart from a 5-mgepixel front-facing camera with the same sensor and f/2.8 aperture. Both are capable of recording full-HD videos.
The handset equips 8GB of inbuilt storage, which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 32GB). However, the Android-based handset will come with HTC BlinkFeed and Sense UI on top. 3G connectivity is also included in the handset besides Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. The Desire 626G+ Dual SIM, measuring 146.9x70.9x8.1mm and weighing 138 grams, will be available in Blue Lagoon & White Birch colour variants. A 2000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery backs the smartphone.
"We are excited to share with our customers about the HTC Desire 626G+ Dual SIM, a truly capable high speed mobile experience for all," said Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC during the launch of the smartphone.
HTC in China on Wednesday launched the One M9+ and One E9+ with high-end specifications. The firm has launched the smartphones only in China for now with no word on their availability outside the region or their prices.