HTC Launches 326G Dual SIM with 4.5 inch Display Screen and 8-Megapixel Camera; to be available in May
A new model of smartphone was launched by HTC on Tuesday under its Desire series, the HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM, in India. The company has yet to confirm the sale price, but has guaranteed availability of the device with major retailers in the country in the second-half of May. The smartphone was declared alongside the HTC One E9+ (also due in late-May, without pricing details) and the HTC One M9+, which was priced at Rs. 52,500 and will become available on May 3.
The Taiwanese smartphone maker says the Desire 326G Dual SIM is “built on the foundations of the popular HTC Desire 526G+ series with new vibrant colours.”
The Android-based HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM with Sense UI is powered by a quad-core Speadtrum SC7731G processor clocked at 1.2GHz, and coupled with 1GB of RAM. It also includes a 4.5-inch display screen with an FWVGA (480×854 pixels) resolution.
The smartphone has by a 2000mAh removable battery, which is expected to give upto 11 hours of talk time and 386 hours of standby time on 3G. It has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera, both of which include a BSI sensor. The rear camera has features like burst mode, smile to capture and more. It also enables recording of full-HD (1080p) videos. The HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM has 8GB of inbuilt storage, which can be further expanded up to 32GB via microSD card.
The smartphone measures only 139.7×69.6×9.7mm and weighs 146 grams. It includes regular connectivity features like Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS and Micro-USB 2.0. Some of the other features included in the smartphone is HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, and an Easy Mode that streamlines the Desire 326G Dual SIM’s home screen.
The HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM is available in two colors, White Birch and Black Onyx. It also includes a three-month offer to download unlimited music and videos from Hungama. In addition, the smartphone users will also be able to make use of discounts worth Rs. 5,000 from Myntra, a shopping website.
“The Desire 326G Dual SIM is a great phone for every day, we have created a classy and stylishly design smartphone with great features,” said Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC, South Asia and India during the launch. He further added, “HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM is made of strong polycarbonate material, and is designed to fit just nice in your hands. It is also comfortable to hold and featured packed at an incredible value, a phone for everyone.”–