HTC is going to launch its new flagship devices in the tomorrow’s event on 12th January currently rumored as HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play. The video from the HTC U Ultra was leaked a couple of days back showing the device in the hands of a couple using the Edge functionality of the phone. Now the company has launched the new Desire series device HTC Desire 650 in the UK. The UK pricing details for the device are currently unknown but it will be available on O2 and some other online UK retailers as well.
The HTC Desire 650 was launched last year in Taiwan priced at TWD 5,490 (around $172) and we can expect similar price for the device in the UK. It features a half plain rubber back half sculptured design or engraved pattern that HTC calls “double back”. It features a 5-inch HD TFT LCD display with 720×1280 pixels resolution and 294ppi pixel density. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and runs on the runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with HTC Sense 8 UI skin on top.
It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB inbuilt storage capacity with microSD card expandable storage capacity with up to 2TB. No dual-SIM available with this smartphone and it supports single Nano-SIM. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, autofocus, BSI sensor and f/2.2 aperture. A 5-megapixel front-facing camera is also available with BSI sensor, f/1.8 aperture and auto-self timer.
It is backed up by a 2200mAh battery which delivers up to 17 hours of talk time and up to 672 hours of standby time according to the HTC website listing of the device. This device comes with BoomSound earphones and sound. it features connectivity options including 4G LTE (Cat. 4), WiFi, Bluetooth 4,1, GPS/AGPS/ GLONASS, NFC and micro USB 2.0. It measures 146.9×70.9×8.4mm and weighs 140 grams.