HTC announces Desire 300 and Desire 601, available for purchase from October

Just a few days before we have spotted an image of HTC Zara smartphone and we’re glad to tell you that the rumors have turned true. The device has been launched in the form of HTC Desire 601 and has been released along with Desire 300.

Unlike the premium HTC One devices, Desire range consists of smartphones from entry-level to midrange segment. This series already had few devices namely Desire 200, Desire 500, and Desire 600. Desire 300 is an entry-level smartphone, whereas Desire 601 is the highest spec-ed device amongst the Desire portfolio. Both of them have a plastic body although build quality is really solid. Desire 300 is available in Black and white colors while desire 601 can be purchased in black silver and red options. Desire 601 also takes several features from One such as dual speakers at front for Boom Sound, BlinkFeed, Zoes and Video highlights on top of Android. Desire 300 only gets blink feed capability.

HTC Desire 300 specifications

HTC Desire 300

  • 4.3 inches TFT display with 800 x 480 pixels resolution, 217 ppi
  • 1 GHz dual core processor
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 4 GB internal storage,  supported by micro SD card up to 32 GB
  • 5 MP primary camera, VGA secondary camera
  • 2G/ 3G, Bluetooth,  Wi-Fi and GPS
  • 1650 mAh Li-Po battery
  • Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5.0

HTC Desire 601 specifications

HTC Desire 601

  • 4.5 inch TFT display with qHd resolution (540 x 960 pixels), 245 ppi
  • 1.4 GHz Dual core processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 8 GB internal memory,  further expansion of up to 64 GB by micro SD card
  • 2G/3G/4G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, DLNA and GPS
  • 2100 mAh Li-Po battery
  • Android 4.2.2 with Sense 5.0

Release Date

The pricing is not yet announced, and they will be available globally from next month of October.