HTC has been releasing several dual-SIM handsets lately, including the Desire V and the VC. Now, a new dual-SIM handset has been officially unveiled in Russia, following its launch in Asia earlier this month.
Consumers in Russia will be able to purchase the HTC Desire SV around the end of November. Meanwhile, it is expected that Europeans residing outside of Russia will be able to purchase the phone eventually in their country.
In Russia, the HTC Desire SV costs 14,900 RUB, which is around $470 or €370. The same phone is selling for a little cheaper in India, where HTC has priced it at Rs. 22,590 or $420.
The HTC Desire SV is packed with a Qualcomm S4 Dual-core processor with a clock speed of 1GHz. This Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device comes with HTC Sense graphical user interface. Furthermore, it has 768 MB of RAM and 4GB of user memory that may be expanded by inserting a microSD memory card into a built-in slot.
Its super LCD2 touch screen display spans 4.3 inches and has a 480 x 800 pixel resolution.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0. The smartphone also has a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack from which users will enjoy studio-quality sound thanks to Beats Audio.
The HTC Desire SV also boasts of an 8 megapixel camera that features auto focus, LED flash, and BSI sensor that is useful in capturing image in conditions where there is low light. The camera also has a wide aperture of 2.2 aperture and sports a 28mm lens. A feature called Video Pic lets users capture stills and videos simultaneously while Smart Flash provides an automatic five levels of flash.
The device draws its power from a 1620 mAh removable and rechargeable Li-ion battery.
Lastly, the handset has dimensions of 129.74 x 67.9 x 10.7 mm and tips the scale at 131 grams.