Just a couple of weeks after leakster @upleaks provided information on HTC’s yet-to-be-announced Desire 626 smartphone, the device has been approved by China's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center, effectively confirming its existence.
The agency also published some images of the mid-range handset (one shown above), along with a complete set of specifications: the device is powered by a Mediatek chipset with an octa-core CPU, clocked at 1.7GHz, and features a 5-inch display of 1280x720 pixel resolution. It comes with 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of storage space (expandable via microSD).
The Desire 626 sports a 13 MP rear camera with flash, a 5 MP front-facing camera, and a 2,000 mAh battery. Weighing in at 135 grams and measuring 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm, the LTE-enabled smartphone runs Android 4.4 KitKat.