HTC, who made its fairy tale dream come back with HTC One, is chasing for third position in the smartphone category. Its arch rivals have been succeeded in making their position secure in many developing countries including India and China. The Taiwanese giant has failed to crack big markets such as India where Samsung is currently the king. But when specking of China, HTC is working hard to announce country specific demands. One such handset HTC E1 (earlier known by the name of HTC 603e), is destined to rule Chinese market.
Unwired View reports that the above mentioned handset is set to arrive in the China. The handset was spotted on HTC China website, and could be priced at around 1,799 CNY (Rs. 15,757) in the market. The mobile manufacturer is taking pre-orders at the moment.
Interestingly, many big ticket manufacturers including HTC have been continuously working to feed local demands. One such feature has to be the inclusion of dual SIM. In the west, these vendors do not supply double SIM handsets due to lack of demand. But in India and China, consumers like to have a dual SIM handsets citing economic as well as comfortable factor to be precise. Recently, it was said that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will arrive in China with dual SIM factor.
HTC E1 - Specifications and Features
The HTC E1 is a mid-level Android handset. The device has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super LCD 2 display, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (expected to get Android 4.2.2 in the year end), 1.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage (expandable), 2,100mAh battery, a 5-mega pixels rear camera with supported LED Flash and 2.1 -mega pixels front facing camera, Beats Audio, Bluetooth, 3G, Sense 4.0 + UI NFC, Wi-Fi, A-GPS and weighs around 130grams. Looks like, the handset is specifically meant to lure young Chinese youth. The handset could arrive in India (still need to be confirmed); as both markets adore dual SIM handsets like anything. If the handset ever comes to India then the handset won't retain same model no, as seen previously also. Stay tuned to GizBot.