HTC Launches Desire 501, Desire 601 And Desire 700 Mid-Range Android Handsets

HTC the taiwanse mobile giant today on December 10, 2013 launched three mid-range Android handsets in India, namely the Desire 501, Desire 601 and the Desire 700. Desire as a series of handsets has been always kept for the mid-range price point. Considering the mid-market trends, the three Desire handsets launched today packs the potential to change with such specifications and price point.

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Features:

The HTC Desire 700 dual SIM sports a 5 inch qHD display, powered by quad-core 1.2GHz processor and packed with features, including HTC Zoe, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC Desire 601 dual SIM also comes with HTC Zoe™, HTC BlinkFeed™ and HTC BoomSound whereas the HTC Desire 501 dual SIM comes out to be a new level of mid-market smartphone.

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HTC Desire 700 Specifications:

  • 5-inch (960 x 540 pixels resolution) display
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
  • Dual SIM Active
  • 8MP rear camera with LED Flash, BSI Sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 2.1 MP front-facing camera with BSI Sensor
  • HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe
  • 10.3 mm thick and weighs 149 grams
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 1GB DDR2 RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with micro SD
  • 3G, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS with a-GPS
  • 2100 mAh removable battery

The HTC Desire 700 though makes it to be upper end of the mid range market with such decent specifications. It has also been priced considering the same for Rs. 33,050.

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HTC Desire 601 Specifications

  • 4.5-inch (960 x 540 pixels resolution) display
  • 1.4 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • 5MP rear camera with LED Flash, f2.0 aperture, 28mm lens, BSI Sensor, 1080p video recording
  • 0.3MP front-facing camera
  • Dual micro SIM with dual active
  • HTC BlinkFeed, HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 64GB with micro SD
  • 3G (HSDPA up to 42 Mbps), WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS + GLONASS
  • 2100 mAh non-removable battery

HTC Desire 601 also has some decent specifications but again not sufficient for the the price. It runs the latest software features from HTC which have been quite known. HTC priced this handset for Rs. 24,190 and comes in three different colors.

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HTC Desire 501 Specifications

  • 4.3-inch (480 × 800 pixels resolution) display
  • Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
  • Dual SIM with dual active
  • 1.15 GHz dual-core NovaThor U8520 processor
  • 8MP Auto Focus rear Camera with LED flash, F 2.0 aprture, BSI Sensor
  • 2.1MP front-facing camera with 88-degree ultra-wide-angle lens
  • 3G (HSDPA up to 14.4 Mbps), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS
  • 1GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, Expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD
  • 2100 mAh battery

HTC Desire 501 is the budget handset amongst the one launched today. Though it runs Android 4.1 JellyBean, it still can’t have the latest version of Sense leaving behind HTC’s software features like the Zoe and BlinkFeed. It has been priced for Rs. 16,890 and comes in Blue, Pink and White colors.

Pricing and Availability

The new HTC Desire 700 dual sim, HTC Desire 601 dual sim and HTC Desire 501 dual sim will be available with mobile operators and major retailers in selected markets across India at price point of :

  • Desire 501 dual SIM – MOP of Rs. 16,890
  • Desire 601 dual SIM – MOP of Rs. 24,190
  • Desire 700 dual SIM – MOP of Rs. 33,050
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