Seems like Octa-core processors are becoming quite popular even in mid-range phones. HTC was the latest brand to have a phone with an octa-core processor by launching the HTC Desire 526G+ which is a dual SIM phone. The HTC Desire 526G+ will be released in the 8 GB and 16 GB variants. HTC is aiming to bring a very seamless multitasking, smooth browsing and effortless video creation to the entry-level market.
HTC announced that the HTC Desire 526G+ will be available for Rs. 10,400 (8 GB variant) and Rs. 11,400 (16 GB variant)
Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India said,
“Our new HTC Desire model is a power packed combination of innovative designing and comfortable handling and smooth processing. The HTC Desire 526G+ dual SIM is the best buy for tech lovers who look for innovation and technology that fits perfectly in their pocket. HTC wants to empower the masses and put a good phone in everyone’s hands, without compromising on features and specifications.”
Both the HTC models share the same specifications.
The phone has a 4.7″ Display with a Resolution of 960 x 540 pixels The phone is powered by a 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense UI as the custom skin. The company has not yet revealed as yet, whether it will get the Lollipop update. It has a 8 MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. Snapdeal and HTC have formed a partnership to sell this phone online, but this phone will be available on Flipkart as well.
HTC’s has special features that include BlinkFeed that brings one’s favorite content direct to your home screen. There is an Offline Reading mode which allows users to get offline access to more than 20,000 articles a day. This feature will be beneficial for those having a limited data plan.
Both the phones will be available in the market from the last week of January
HTC Desire 526G+ Dual Sim specifications
- 4.7-inch (960 x 540 pixels) display
- 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor
- Android 4.4 (KitKat) with Sense UI
- 1GB RAM, 8GB or 16GB internal memory, expandable with micro SD
- 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p video recording
- 2MP front-facing camera with 720p video recording
- Dimensions: 139.8 x 69.65 x 9.8mm; Weight: 154g
- 3G, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- Dual (micro) SIM with dual standby
- 2000mAh battery
- Starting Price: 10,400 (8GB) and 11,400 (16GB)