HTC’s upcoming dual SIM Android smartphone called the HTC Desire 600 is said to carry most of the premium features of the company’s current flagship model the HTC One. During its recent announcement the company did not reveal any pricing details for this device however a post at the official HTC Russian site which now allows pre-orders has set the price at 15,990 Rubles or around $509.
HTC Desire 600 Technical Specifications
- Network: 2G (GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2), 3G (HSDPA 900 / 2100)
- OS: Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Display: 4.5 inches Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 540 x 960 pixels,245 ppi
- Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8625Q Snapdragon 200
- CPU: Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A5
- GPU: Adreno 203
- RAM: 1 GB
- Internal storage: 8 GB
- Camera: 8 MP autofocus LED flash rear, 1.6 MP front
- Battery: 1860 mAh Li-Ion
One of the main features of this device is that it is dual SIM capable. This means that with just a single device you can be on two networks at the same time. This is great for people who need to be on multiple networks for various reasons.
There various dual SIM models out in the market today but they are mostly low end devices meant for the budget conscious consumer. The HTC Desire 600 is a mid-range premium device that’s designed for the active individual. According to Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation, “People rely on their smartphones every day to be their news channel, email inbox, social network and music player. The HTC Desire 600 dual sim combines speed and easy multitasking with the truly innovative HTC BlinkFeed home screen. The result is an affordable mid-range phone that sets the standard for its class, keeping the busiest user up-to-date at a glance and offering them the power and range of features to switch between work and play.”
Another impressive feature of this model is the dual front facing speakers it uses to enhance your music listening experience.
According to HTC this model will become available globally by June of this year.