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HTC Desire 526 and 626 heading to Verizon in USA

HTC Desire 526 and 626 are heading to Verizon soon. These Desire smartphones were announced for USA one month ago in July. Lets have a look at the details.

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The HTC Desire 526 goes on sale on Verizon from August 13. It is priced at US $120 or you can opt for 24 monthly instalments of $5 as well. Lets look at the specifications of the smartphone.

HTC Desire 526 Specifications

The HTC Desire 526 sports a 4.7-inch (960 x 540 pixels) qHD IPS display and is powered by a 1.1 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor with Adreno 304 GPU. It comes with 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal memory which is expandable via microSD card. The latest Desire smartphone will run on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with HTC’s Sense UI on top.

On the camera front, the Desire 526 has a 8 megapixel rear camera with LED flash and BSI sensor. It shoots HD 720p videos as well. It has a 2 megapixel front-facing camera for your selfies and video calling and can shoot HD 720p videos as well. The smartphone is 9.9 mm in thickness.

The Desire 526 comes with 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS/GLONASS as connectivity options. The device has a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood.

The HTC Desire 626 will also be landing to Verizon “in the coming weeks”. The pricing has not been mentioned yet. Lets go through the specifications of the device to refresh our memory.

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HTC Desire 626 Specifications

The HTC Desire 626 sports a 5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD IPS display and is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU. The Desire 626 comes with 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. The latest Desire smartphone will run on Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC’s Sense 6.0 custom UI on top and hopefully will be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop.

On the camera front, the HTC Desire 626 has a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, BSI sensor and f/2.2 aperture with 28 mm lens. It shoots Full HD 1080p videos as well. It has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with BSI sensor, 34 mm lens, for your selfies and video calling and can shoot Full HD 1080p videos as well. The smartphone is 8.19 mm in thickness and weighs 140 grams.

The new HTC Desire 626 comes with 4G LTE, 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS/GLONASS and NFC as connectivity options. The device has a 2,000 mAh battery under the hood. It comes with a single Nano SIM support but HTC is expected to come up with a dual SIM variant in the near future.

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