Exclusive: HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM India Launch Imminent

Looks like HTC is all set to launch the Desire 310 Dual SIM in India soon. Not long ago, GizBot first spotted the phone on the company's official website under "coming soon" tag. Yet again the upcoming HTC phone has popped up, though this one is much more expected.

A device carrying model number of D310W has made its appearance in Zauba, an Indian database that tracks imports and exports. Yes, you heard it right!

Often, unknown or known devices happen to show up on the site. In this instance, the Desire 310 Dual SIM has been imported to India via China.

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Exclusive: HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM India Launch Imminent

The website clearly notes that the device has been brought into India for retail release, and is valued at Rs. 7,780. A total of 1000 units were imported on March 22. It also mentions that the phone comes with a 4.5-inch display and supports dual-SIM.

Since HTC has already started to import the Desire 310 Dual SIM from China in different batches, it clearly shows that the device's India release date is imminent.

Although we're not sure about the retail price, but going by the import price, the device could be priced under Rs. 10,000.

GizBot expects the Desire 310 Dual SIM to be priced on the lower side, then only the company can achieve its target of 15% smartphone market share in India.

Even if it will be priced on an affordable side, the Desire 310 Dual SIM is expected to face competition from the likes of Nokia's X, Motorola Moto G and Micromax Canvas Turbo Mini A200.

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Exclusive: HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM India Launch Imminent

HTC Desire 310 Dual SIM - Specs and Features

On the specs front, the Desire 310 packs a 4.5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) resolution. It is powered by a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 32GB via a microSD card slot.

Talking about the camera features, the phone features a 5-megapixel rear-facing camera, and a VGA quality front-facing shooter provided in the front. The Desire 310 has a 2,000mAh battery fitted inside.

The device incorporates an array of connectivity options, notably, 3G, Wi-Fi, A-GPS, Bluetooth and more. It also comes with a dual-SIM support. The entry level phone runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with HTC's BlinkFeed UI on the top. Additionally, those running on a limited data plan can now save up to 120 articles for later with Offline Reading mode.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

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