Taiwanese giant HTC is known for expressive hardware, and superior multimedia phones. Few of the tech vendors give equal importance to immersive hardware and consumer experience, and HTC is one of them.
From first Android phone to HTC One, the makers genuinely believe in superior performing phones.
Recently, HTC stunned consumers when the company introduced a gigantic phone having a built-in fingerprint sensor. It's not easy to manufacture a massive phone made of aluminum with a fingerprint sensor on-board. But HTC accomplished it without diluting the quality.
Last week, HTC introduced three mid-range Android smartphones in India. The Desire 501 Dual SIM, Desire 601 Dual SIM, and Desire 700 Dual SIM have finally into Indian market. All three phones have superior build-quality and beefy internal hardware. Since HTC is taking lot of interest in the Indian market, the entire range will hit retail market by next week.
Therefore, today GizBot thought of doing a feature story on top 5 HTC handsets in India. We have selected handsets based on popularity and readers comments. Take a look at the most sizzling Android based sizzling HTC phones available in India.
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Asking price- Rs. 44,000
HTC One Dual SIM
HTC One is dream phone for many Indians. The phone looks classy and comes with exceptional build-quality. There's a 4.7-inch Full HD IPS Display with Gorilla Glass 2. It offers 1920 x 1080 Pixels resolution and pixel density of 468ppi. The device is made of brushed aluminum, and of course looks classy.
The handset is powered by a 1.7-GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 SoC coupled with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal memory. Android 4.3 Jelly Bean comes out of the box .The phone has a 4.3-megapixel UltraPixel camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. Other connectivity options include: Dual SIM, NFC, 3G, 2G, Wi-Fi and GPS, among others. The makers have added a 2300mAh battery. The rear-back panel is removable.
Asking price – Rs. 19,999
HTC Desire 500
Are you craving to get an HTC branded phone on a budget? If yes, then HTC Desire 500 is just right for you. The HTC Desire 500 packs a 4.3 inch LCD display resolution having resolution of 480 x 800 pixels The phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB RAM and 4GB of ROM ( expandable up to 64GB via a microSD card slot).
There's an 8-megapixel rear camera with Auto Focus, LED flash, BSI sensor and a 1.6-mega pixel front facing camera for long video chat. The makers have added a 1,800mAh Li Ion battery.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box. Other connectivity features include: 2G, Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, A-GPS and DLNA among other features. The Desire 500 also comes with acclaimed Sense 5.0, BlinkFeed and exceptional music quality, thanks to Beats Audio
Asking price- Rs. 25,499
HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM
HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM is a mid -range handset. The phone looks absolutely crazy and also boasts of terrific speakers. The Desire 600 comes with a 4.5-inch Super LCD2 display having a resolution of 960×540 pixels and pixel density of 245 ppi. The phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 200 SoC coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory.
The Desire 600 runs on Android OS v4.1.2 Jelly Bean and Sense 5 UI as well. There's an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and 720p video recording and 1.6-megapixel front facing camera.
Other highlighted features include: Dual SIM support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS, and AGPS, 2G and 3G connectivity. The makers have added a 1,860mAh battery fitted inside. Other features include BoomSound dual speakers on the front similar to that of the One and Beats Audio sound enhancement as well.
Asking price – Rs. 53,909
HTC One Max
HTC One Max comes with a massive 5.9-inch Super LCD display having aresolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Under the hood, a 1.7GHz quad-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 SoC with Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM keep this beast running.
The One Max features a 4MP UltraPixel camera, a similar imaging technology found inside the HTC One.
There are some cosmetic changes made by HTC. For instance, the rear back cover is now removable, so that you can use a microSD card to upgrade the 16GB of built-in internal memory.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean comes out of the box with Sense 5.5 on the top of it. HTC One Max incorporates a fingerprint scanner given beneath the camera module.
The sensor acts as a quick launcher and up to three apps with three different fingers are supported. There are some cosmetic changes made by HTC. For instance, the rear back cover is now removable, so that you can use a microSD card to upgrade the 16GB of built-in internal memory.
The device measures 10.29mm in terms of thickness and weighs 217grams.The fitted internal battery, a 3,300 capacity should be enough to give ample juice.
Asking price – Rs. 32,999
HTC One Mini
HTC One Mini is affordable version of flagship HTC One. The device is powered by a 1.4 GHz dual-core processor powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 SoC with support of 1GB of RAM and 16GB of fixed internal memory. Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box with Sense 5.0 and BlinkFeed UI on the top.
The device packs a 4-megapixel UltraPixel rear facing camera and a 1.6-megapixel front facing camera. HTC One Mini also comes with acclaimed dual front speakers. The makers have added a 1800mAh Li Ion battery. Beats Audio comes standard with latest HTC handsets.
Other connectivity features include: Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, GPS, amongst others.