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HTC Introduces Four New, ‘All-LTE’ Smartphones To Its Desire Series

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Looking to gain back market share it has lost to Chinese brands like Xiaomi, HTC today introduced 4 new variants, HTC Desire 520, Desire 526, Desire 626, and Desire 626s to its Desire series, all running on a snapdragon chip with LTE support. These four new models vary in screen sizes and pricing.

Desire 520, the least hardware packed out of the four, has a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854×480) display, powering over 1 Gig RAM and 8 Gigs of internal storage. The main camera is a 8MP recording at 720p, with a 2MP front shooter, also capable of capturing cideos at 720 p.

Next up, is the Desire 526, which is a slightly advanced version of the 520 variant. It has a slightly larger and more crispier, 4.7-inch qHD (960×540) display and comes with 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. Camera specs for both Desire 520 and 526 remain identical, with the latter also getting a 8 MP rear shooter and a 2 MP front snapper.

HTC Desire 526

A slightly advanced is the Desire 626s, which features a 5-inch HD720P (1280×720) display, 1GB RAM, and 8GB of onboard storage. The main camera is still 8MP and records at 720p, while the rear camera gets a bump to 5MP, recording at 720p.

The last of them all is the Desire 626, which is exactly identical to 626s, except for the RAM. While 626s has 1 GB RAM, Desire 626 gets 1.5 GB of RAM.

These new phones have been launched in the US as of now. Pricing is not available as it will dependent on the carriers.


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