HTC Desire 501, 601 and 700 launched

HTC has launched 3 new mid-range budget smartphones in India. They are focusing on expanding their Desire series in India. HTC has never made an impact in Indian market. They are known as a brand which sells phones at a very high price.

HTC Desire 501

HTC Desire 501

HTC Desire 501 Specifications

General Name HTC Desire 501
OS Android 4.1
Hardware Chipset
CPU 1.2 GHz Dual Core
GPU
RAM 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory Upto 32GB using microSD
Display Type TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 4.3 inch, 480 x 800 pixels, 216.97 ppi
Camera Primary 8 MP, AF, LED Flash
Secondary 2.1 MP
Battery Capacity 2500 mAh Li-ion
Connectivity EDGE Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes(v4.0)
GPS Yes
USB Yes(v2.0)
Dual SIM Yes
Others Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity and Magnetic
Dimension 128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm
Weight  130g
Colours Black, White and Pink
Online Price Rs. 16,890

Though it has been a brand phobia for some people who used to prefer HTC when it had windows OS. Still the HTC windows 8X phone is doing good. They had launched many devices from time to time and they are pricing aggressively high.

HTC Desire 601

HTC Desire 601

HTC Desire 601 Specifications

General Name HTC Desire 601
OS Android
Hardware Chipset
CPU 1.2 GHz Quad Core
GPU
RAM 1 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB
Expandable Memory Upto 64 GB using microSD
Display Type TFT LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 4.5 inch, 540 x 960 pixels, 244.77 ppi
Camera Primary 5 MP, AF, LED Flash
Secondary VGA
Battery Capacity 2100 mAh Li-Po
Connectivity EDGE Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes(v4.0)
GPS Yes
USB Yes(v2.0)
Dual SIM Yes
Others Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity and Magnetic
Dimension 134.5 x 66.7 x 9.9 mm
Weight  130g
Colours Black, Red and White
Online Price Rs. 24,190

As per the the above specifications you can see that all these phones are Dual sim android smartphones. This is the need of every Indian. Still I am amazed to see the price of the HTC Desire 601. It does seem to be overpriced. The competition for the major brands get tougher when local brands like Xolo and Micromax are trying to capture the market.

HTC Desire 700

HTC Desire 700

HTC Desire 700 Specifications

General Name HTC Desire 700
OS Android
Hardware Chipset
CPU 1.2 GHz Quad Core
GPU
RAM 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory Upto 64 GB using microSD
Display Type LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5 inch, 540 x 960 pixels, 220.29 ppi
Camera Primary 8 MP, AF, LED Flash
Secondary 2.1 MP
Battery Capacity 2100 mAh Li-Po
Connectivity EDGE Yes
HSPA+ Yes
Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes(v4.0)
GPS Yes
USB Yes(v2.0)
Dual SIM Yes
Others Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity and Magnetic
Dimension 145.5 x 72 x 10.3 mm
Weight  149g
Colours Black
Online Price Rs. 33,050

 HTC had announced these smartphones in Taiwan at a press briefing. The OS version of the HTC Desire 601 and 700 is still in speculation. It is not yet confirmed whether the OS is Android 4.2 or Andorid 4.3. So HTC Desire 700 is the only phablet among these 3 phones getting launched from HTC. We would be eager to review all of them as soon as we get these handsets. Till then keep reading.

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