HTC has officially launched their latest handset, the Desire 600. This is a dual-sim Android smartphone and it’s the company’s first mid-range device that features HTC’s Sense 5 UI, including BlinkFeed and BoomSound. It was introduced in HTC One before. It is expected that this handset will reach market in June. Though this handset has an affordable price tag, but still it comes with some high end specifications.
HTC Desire 600 will feature a 4.5-inch Super LCD2 HD display of 540×960 resolution and it is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 quad-core processor. It has 1GB of RAM and the expandable storage comes upto 8GB. It includes an 8-megapixel rear camera and a front-facing 1.6-megapixel shooter. The rear-facing camera comes with an LED flash and use HTC’s ImageChip along with an f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens.
The rear-facing camera can record video at 720p. The video highlights feature enable you to cut 30 second video compilations and it can be then be edited with music and themes.
“People rely on their smartphones every day to be their news channel, email inbox, social network and music player,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. “The HTC Desire 600 dual-sim combines speed and easy multitasking with the truly innovative HTC BlinkFeed home screen. The result is an affordable mid-range phone that sets the standard for its class, keeping the busiest user up-to-date at a glance and offering them the power and range of features to switch between work and play.”
HTC Desire 600 will run Android Jelly Bean, still now there is no idea about which version it will be using, you will have to wait to find out more about it. This handset makes use of the “dual active” system, which allows the users to have two SIM cards active all the times. You can receive a call on one line, even when you are using the other one.
You can find dual front-facing speakers in HTC Desire 600 that comes with built-in amplifiers. You can listen to the sharpest sounds using this handset. Beats Audio integration is also included for this model. This smartphone comes with a 1860 mAh battery. Connectivity options of this handset include NFC, GPS, WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. It also features dualband HSPA and triband GSM/EDGE.
HTC hasn’t given any details about the pricing of this phone, they have just given details regarding the market availability of this phone.T he handset will launch first in Russia and the Ukraine as well as in “select markets” of the Middle East and Asia.