We already were aware of the partnership between HTC and MediaTek to build low budget smartphones to attract the emerging markets. While there have been a lot of uncertainty about the device, the company has finally officially announced the HTC Desire 310 globally.
The HTC Desire 310 is said to be the successor Desire 300 with similar design but with a different processor family. The device has a 4.5 inch display along with resolution of 854 x 480 pixels. The handset is powered by a quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor clocked at 1.3 GHz along with 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The HTC Desire 310 is equipped with a rear facing 5 MP camera and a front facing VGA camera. The device runs on the Android v4.2 and has support for dual SIM with 3G connectivity. While the pricing of the device hasn’t been revealed yet, being a low budget offering, rumours claim that it would be priced at $232.
Speaking about the HTC Desire 310, Peter Chou, CEO – HTC, said, “Everybody today wants a smartphone that can keep up with them, regardless of whether it is a flagship or entry-level model. The latest addition to our renowned HTC Desire range combines super-fast processing and premium features at a lower price, offering users the best possible experience in this category.”
HTC Desire 310 specs:
- 4.5 inch display
- 854 x 480 pixels resolution
- 1.3 GHz quad core MediaTek MT6582M processor
- 512 MB RAM
- 4 GB
- 5 MP primary camera
- 0.3 MP front facing camera
- Google Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean
- 1850 mAh battery