HTC yesterday, announced the HTC Desire 300, Desire 501, Desire 601 and Desire 700 in Taiwan. The HTC Desire 700 is the costliest of the lot and Desire 300 is the cheapest NT$ 7,900 approx Rs. 17K.

HTC Desire 300

This smartphone comes powered by Snapdragon S4 dual core processor clocked at 1GHz (MSM8225 with Adreno 203 GPU). It runs on Android 4.2 with 512MB RAM and 4GB internal storage. Micro SD card up to 32GB is supported. The TFT multi touch screen is 4.3 inches with resolution of 800×480 pixels.

HTC Desire 300 supports 3G (7.2Mbps), Wi-Fi (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with A-GPS. A 1650 mAh battery gives talk-time of up to 11 hours. Desire 300 supports single Micro SIM and includes 5MP rear AF camera and front camera of VGA resolution. The Desire 300 is priced at NT$ 7,900 (approx 17K).

HTC Desire 501

This single SIM handset sports a 4.3 inch screen with 800×480 pixels resolution. It is loaded with 1GB RAM and 8GB storage along with 32GB micro SD card support. There is 8MP rear AF camera with LED flash. The rear camera can record HD videos and simultaneously shoot images too. Desire 501 also includes a front camera of 2.1MP resolution.

HTC Desire 501 comes powered by 1.2GHz dual core processor and runs on android 4.1OS with Sense UI. Other features are 3G (14.4Mbps), Wi-Fi (b/g/n), NFC, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with A-GPS /GLONASS. Battery is 2100 mAh capacity.  Price is NT$ 9,900 approx Rs. 21K.

HTC Desire 300, HTC Desire 501, HTC Desire 601 and HTC Desire 700

HTC Desire 601

The Desire comes powered by 1.4GHz dual core Snapdragon 400 CPU with Adreno 305 GPU. The 601 sports a 4.5 inch TFT screen with qHD resolution. The screen is with corning Gorilla glass 2 protection. RAM is 1GB and internal storage is 8GB. 64GB external micro SD card is supported.

The Desire 601 includes a 5MP rear AF camera with LED flash support and full HD video recording at 30fps. There is a front camera too of VGA resolution. Key features are 4G, 3G, 2G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi (a/b/g/n) and GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS. Battery is 2100 mAh capacity with up to 12 hours talk-time. Desire 601 is priced at NT$ 10,900 – approx Rs. 23K.

HTC Desire 700

This is a dual SIM handset powered by 1.2GHz quad core processor.  Desire 700 comes with 5 inch screen supporting 960×540 pixels resolution (qHD). It runs on android 4.1 with 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 64GB external card support.

Key features are 3G, GPS with A-GPS/GLONASS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. There is 8MP rear AF camera with flash that can record full HD videos and a front camera of 2.1MP resolution. Battery is 2100 mAh with up to 11 hours talk-time. HTC Desire 700 is priced at NT$ 13,900 – approx Rs. 29k.

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -