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HTC unleashes Desire 816 and Desire 610 in the mid-range

HTC unleashes Desire 816 and Desire 610 in the mid-range

24 February, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC’s press event at the MWC pulled the curtain on two new midrange smartphones named Desire 816 and Desire 610. The Desire 816 will be taking charge of the company’s updated midrange lineup, with the latter serving as the more compact...

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Mobile World Congress 2014 Coverage

Mobile World Congress 2014 Coverage

23-27 February, 2014 | comments (70)

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MWC 2014: Here is what's going to happen

MWC 2014: Here is what's going to happen

21 February, 2014 | comments (60)

We're days away from the Mobile World Congress (the action starts this Sunday) and things are moving fast – phones are getting announced early, while a barrage of leaks targets the ones still under the veil. Since all that fast flowing info can...

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HTC releases more Desire 8 photos ahead of announcement

HTC releases more Desire 8 photos ahead of announcement

20 February, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC Desire 8 has already been teased once on HTC's Weibo account. The first teaser picture confirmed the looks and the announcement day of the Desire 8. HTC has felt like doing some more teasing today posing even more photos of its upcoming...

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HTC Desire 8 (A5) will have a 720p screen

HTC Desire 8 (A5) will have a 720p screen

20 February, 2014 | comments (14)

While the HTC One successor won't be coming to the MWC (it's getting a separate event instead) there's a good chance we'll see the Desire 8 at the show. There have been a number of leaks, including official-looking images but some details were still...

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HTC post on Sina Weibo confirms Desire 8

HTC post on Sina Weibo confirms Desire 8

17 February, 2014 | comments (8)

The HTC Desire 8 may have just been confirmed by the company on its Sina Weibo account. The post includes an image of the Desire 8 and text in Chinese that (if Google translate is to be believed) decries the lack of marketing budget. A second...

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2014 week 7 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 7 in review: the news that you might have missed

16 February, 2014 | comments (8)

We're 8 days away from the next Mobile World Congress and as you can imagine, this week's news was overwhelmed with leaks. Still, there were a couple of high-profile launches for products that just couldn’t wait any more. The first of those...

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Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

Mid-range HTC Desire 8 press photo and specs leak

12 February, 2014 | comments (24)

The first official photo of the as of yet unofficial HTC Desire 8 leaked courtesy of Chinese website MyDrivers. Some of the phone's specs also surfaced hinting the upper mid-range nature of the device. The HTC Desire 8 is rumored to feature...

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HTC unveils Desire 310 with MediaTek chipset

HTC unveils Desire 310 with MediaTek chipset

30 January, 2014 | comments (35)

HTC Desire 310 was spotted on the company's European website, before the listing was pulled down. The successor of the Desire 300 will be the first smartphone from the Taiwanese manufacturer to feature a quad-core MediaTek processor. HTC's...

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Colorful octa-core HTC Desire surfaces

Colorful octa-core HTC Desire surfaces

26 January, 2014 | comments (43)

According to the latest reports coming from China, HTC is preparing a mid-range Desire smartphone based on the latest MediaTek platform (with true octa-core Cortex-A7 CPU). The device somewhat reminds of the iPhone 5C because of its bright...

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O2 UK now offers exclusive red HTC Desire 601

O2 UK now offers exclusive red HTC Desire 601

09 January, 2014 | comments (9)

A red version of the HTC Desire 601 is now available on UK's O2 carrier, and it's free with a 2-year contract. UK carrier O2 is now offering an exclusive red version of the recently launched HTC Desire 601 mid-ranger. You can get the smartphone...

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HTC quietly announces Desire 400 dual-SIM with 4.3

HTC quietly announces Desire 400 dual-SIM with 4.3" screen

21 December, 2013 | comments (23)

HTC has quietly listed the Desire 400 dual SIM smartphone on a couple of its regional websites. The thing is the different sites have different versions of the specs of the smartphone. According to the Russian site the Desire 400 dual-SIM sports...

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HTC Desire 501 dual sim announced in India

HTC Desire 501 dual sim announced in India

18 December, 2013 | comments (29)

HTC unveiled three phones at the end of last month, two of which were dual-SIMs. The exception was the HTC Desire 501, but it turns out that its dual-SIM version was just a few weeks late. The HTC India website now lists the HTC Desire 501...

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Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

Red HTC One Max version leaks in Taiwan

01 December, 2013 | comments (15)

Taiwanese mobile operator FarEasTone Telecommunications has unveiled that HTC is preparing to launch a new color variation of the One Max. The phablet was announced in October in silver, but now the maker's home market is set to see a red version of...

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HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan

27 November, 2013 | comments (19)

HTC held a presentation in Taiwan today to show off its new range of low and mid-range phones. Dual-SIM is feature on two of the three new phones, which all belong to the Desire lineup. HTC Desire 700 The HTC Desire 700 is a more affordable...

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HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

HTC outs 5-inch Desire 709d in China

16 October, 2013 | comments (37)

Just two days after HTC announced the One Max phablet, it outed yet another device. This time around it's a China-bound smartphone called HTC Desire 709d. HTC Desire 709d features a 5" qHD Super LCD2 display and runs on the Snadpragon 200 chipset...

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HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

HTC unveils the Desire 601 and Desire 300

02 September, 2013 | comments (22)

The HTC Desire 601 aims to bring some high-tech specs to the mid-range, while the new Desire 300 is an entry level smartphone. HTC Desire 601 At first glance, the HTC Desire 601 with its 4.5-inch screen seems really closely related to the HTC...

Tags: HTC, Android, IFA 2013


HTC Zara to be unveiled as HTC Desire 601

HTC Zara to be unveiled as HTC Desire 601

31 August, 2013 | comments (31)

HTC Zara is actually HTC Desire 601, according to the usually very reliable evleaks. An official render of the phone has already leaked once along with a bunch of specs. HTC Zara will ship as the Desire 601— @evleaks (@evleaks) August 30,...

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HTC Zara with 4.5

HTC Zara with 4.5" display and Sense 5.5 leaks

20 August, 2013 | comments (41)

An alleged press photo of the HTC Zara has leaked courtesy of evleaks, complete with a set of specifications that reveal the phone's mid-range nature. According to the leak, the HTC Zara will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8930...

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HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe

HTC unveils affordable quad-core Desire 500 for Europe

07 August, 2013 | comments (39)

Recently announced in Taiwan, the HTC Desire 500 has now made its way to Europe. The device will first come to the UK and will continue later on to other European markets. In a select few, HTC will also offer a dual-SIM version. The HTC...

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