HTC launched three new mid-range handsets under the Desires series in an event held in New Delhi today. The Desire 501 Dual SIM ,601 Dual SIM and Desire 700 Dual SIM - are quirky, fun and enticing smartphones seemed to work in favor of the Taiwanese smartphone maker as far as the Indian market is concerned.
In the same event, GizBot got a chance to interact with Manu Seth, Director Marketing at HTC India, where the company official revealed some important details about the HTC One successor - codenamed HTC M8 or HTC One 2.
The high-profile executive confirmed that HTC One 2 (HTC M8) will make its debut at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) next year. Manu Seth also confirmed that the HTC One successor will be unveiled in India around March end or April first week 2014.
Meanwhile, the high-profile marketing executive preferred to stay mum when asked about expected price or internal specifications of forthcoming handset. While conversing with Mr. Seth, one thing is clear that India will be in the first batch of countries getting the HTC One 2.
HTC One Single SIM - Discontinued?
In the press meet, HTC also revealed that HTC One Single SIM has been discontinued in favor for dual SIM variant. The HTC One Dual SIM is retailing at a price point of Rs. 46,962 in the Indian market.
At the same time, reports are also swirling in the media that HTC India has been rumored to announce dual SIM version of HTC One Max here. While, HTC hasn't shared any concrete plans to launch HTC One Max Dual SIM here in India GizBot subsequently had an interaction with Sirpa H.Ikola, Sr. Director, Marketing, South Asia, HTC.
Where Sirpa revealed that "the company might think of bringing the special variant for the Indian consumers."