HTC announces Desire 700, 501 and dual-SIM 601 in Taiwan
HTC held a presentation in Taiwan these days to sing their own praises its new vary of low and mid-vary phones. Twin-SIM is characteristic on two of the three new phones, which all belong to the Need lineup.
HTC Need seven hundred
The HTC Want seven-hundred is a extra inexpensive different to the HTC One, with an even bigger 5″ reveal however a decrease decision, qHD. Identical to the One, it packs stereo BoomSound audio system on the entrance. It is powered with the aid of a quad-core Snapdragon chipset (the S400 with 4 Cortex-A7 cores in all probability, small print are sparse) and bargains 1GB RAM.
The Need seven-hundred has a conventional 8MP camera with a BSI sensor and an f/2.zero aperture, 2.1MP entrance-going through camera (once more with BSI sensor). The principle camera can report 1080p video and has HTC Zoe enhance. The constructed-in storage is 8GB and there is a microSD card.
The HTC Want seven hundred is a twin-SIM phone with HSPA make stronger on the primary SIM slot and GSM/EDGE on the 2d SIM slot. Each slots are of the micro selection. The two,100mAh Li-Po battery (slightly small for a phone of this dimension) is excellent for virtually 12 hours of 3G calls.
The phone is priced NTD thirteen,900 in Taiwan, which works out to $470.
HTC Need 501
If the seven hundred is a HTC One various, then the Want 501 seems to be as much as the HTC One mini. It has a four.three” WVGA monitor, twin-core 1.15GHz processor (nearly on no account a Krait, possibly it can be a Cortex-A6 just like the Want 500).
The phone has the identical 8MP/2.1MP camera combo because the seven-hundred together with HTC ImageChip, however unusually no Zoe reinforce. There is no stereo audio system on the entrance both.
Nonetheless, the Want 501 is just like the seven-hundred in a couple of different elements, it has 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage with a microSD growth slot and a 2,100mAh battery. This provides the phone a few weapons over the One mini (card slot, greater battery) however the display isn’t any healthy for the 720p LCD on the mini, neither is the CPU as much as par with the Krait-based totally chipset.
The 501 isn’t a twin-SIM phone, you could seem to the very equivalent HTC Want 500 for that.
The phone will value NTD 9,900 ($330) in Taiwan.
HTC Want 601
The HTC Want 601 is already authentic, however now it additionally acquired a twin-SIM model. The phone is a four.5″ model of the 701, with virtually the very same function set with the exception of that the primary camera has been demoted to a 5MP/1080p shooter and the inner storage has been halved to 4GB (the microSD card slot remains to be in location).
There may be twin-SIM improve, entrance-going through BoomSound stereo audio system and a twin-core 1.2GHz processor. This one is a little odd as the only-SIM Want 601 has a twin-core 1.4GHz processor.
This one is priced NTD 10,900 ($370).
HTC additionally confirmed off the Need 300, however there is nothing new about that. It can be the most cost effective of the bunch, costing NTD 7,900 ($270).
There is no indication of which (if any) of those phones might be to be had global and when.