HTC launched a bunch of handsets in July, targeting the U.S. markets, including the HTC Desire 526 and the HTC Desire 626 smartphones. While some of the smartphones will be heading to selected carriers, the devices can also be purchased in the unlocked form.
Meanwhile, Verizon has also published key details about the device availability and price, with the Desire 526 is expected to be exclusive to Verizon in the U.S.
The HTC Desire 526 will likely come with a 4.7-inch display, fitted with 540x960 pixels screen resolution. Under the hood, the phone will come powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, in combination with a quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, running at 1.1 GHz and backed by 1.5 GB of RAM. On the software front, the device will be run on Android 5.1 Lollipop along with HTC's Sense 7 UI.
The Desire 526 will reportedly sport an 8-megapixel rear-facing sensor, along with an LED flash. In addition, there will also be a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper for selfies. The device will come equipped with 8 GB of inbuilt storage capacity and microSD card slot for further expansion. Apart from the standard connectivity options, the HTC Desire 526 will also support 4G LTE. The phone will feature a modest 2,000 mAh battery unit.
The Desire 526, which can be availed from Verizon starting Thursday, is expected to be priced at $120 outright. The other way is to opt for 24 monthly payments of $5 a month.
The HTC Desire 626, on the other hand, will reportedly hit the store shelves in the following weeks. As for specifications, the device will feature a 5.0-inch 720p screen, 8-megapixel primary camera, 5-megapixel secondary shooter and 1.5 GB of RAM. In addition, the handset will come with 16 GB of expandable storage, 4G LTE support, Snapdragon 210 and 2,000 mAh battery unit.