HTC Desire 610


HTC Desire 610Notebook: HTC Desire 610 (Desire Series)
Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226
Graphics Adapter: Qualcomm Adreno 305
Display: 4.7 inch, 16:9, 960x540 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.143kg
Price: 299 euro
Average Score: 77.33% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 68%, features: 67%, display: 76% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 64%, ergonomy: 76%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the HTC Desire 610

81% HTC Desire 610 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
More please. HTC shakes up the smartphone middle-class with their Desire 610. The smartphone is equipped with a 4.7-inch qHD display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quadcore-SoC with an Adreno 305 GPU, 1 GB RAM, and 8 GB of flash storage - all for 299 Euro ($405). The HTC Sense 6.0 user interface spruces up Android 4.4 KitKat, while LTE allows for fast data transfers. So is this a really well-executed smartphone for little money?
70% HTC Desire 610 review: Good all-round mid-range smartphone that's just a tad overpriced
Source: PC Advisor English
Overall, the HTC Desire 610 will appeal to anyone looking for a reasonably priced all-rounder to use for browsing the web, taking good photos, emailing, texting, making phone calls, playing casual games and running Android apps. The HTC Sense software is sleek and easy to use and you'll be satisfied with the battery life. We really enjoyed our time with the HTC Desire 610 and don't have any real qualms aside from the large bezels and slightly disappointing display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/14/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 50% performance: 70% features: 60% workmanship: 70%
73% HTC Desire 610 Review
Source: T Break English
The HTC Desire 600 is something that should have been a proper all round phone that takes all in the fast paced competition in the mid range tier. The design has flaws, the sound isn’t great and the screen isn’t exactly the best. It’s the kind of device that tries when it shouldn’t since it’s taking aspects from one of the best android phones I’ve seen this year.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/13/2014
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 60% performance: 80% features: 85% workmanship: 70%
Great build quality and software for the price - but that's not enough
Source: Techradar English
Competition is fierce in this part of the smartphone market and there are better options at even lower prices than the HTC Desire 610. While it does deliver in its range of features, the Moto G betters it in almost every way with a superior screen, better battery life and equally successful software. The LG G2 Mini also offers a better overall compromise at a similar price. The Desire 610 has some of the best build quality and arguably the best software available at this price as well as a smooth and fluid interface, but that isn't enough in the end to make it a truly compelling device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/01/2014
Rating: price: 50% performance: 80% features: 80% workmanship: 40%
80% HTC Desire 610 review
Source: T3 English
The HTC Desire 610 is a solid all-round effort. It's well put together, has a big screen, and is fast enough for basic tasks. There are much cheaper alternatives, though, like the Motorola Moto E and Nokia Lumia 630, so you really have to weigh up how much you need extras like a big screen, LTE and 4G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/03/2014
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% HTC Desire 610 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Desire 610 is a solid all-rounder. The screen isn't as sharp as we’d like, but the camera is decent and the design is quirky and charming, though perhaps a tad larger than we'd like for a 4.7-inch phone. Its main problem, however, is it's a little pricey considering the wealth of excellent (and often cheaper) alternatives. The HTC Desire 610 is a good phone, but it has to compete with some exceptionally good value phones. At current prices there are better options, but it's worth considering if you can find a good deal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/22/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% workmanship: 60%

Foreign Reviews

90% Günstiger One-Verschnitt
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/08/2014
Rating: Total score: 90% price: 78% mobility: 90%


Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

400 MSM8226: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core with up to 1.2 GHz and manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

4.7": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.143 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.

HTC: A Taiwanese manufacturer known for smartphones, which sells tablet computers as well in a global market.

77.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» LG Lucid 3 VS8760
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG G2 Mini
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926
» LG D605 Optimus L9 II
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
» Nokia Lumia 625
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930

Devices with the same GPU

» HTC One Remix
unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
» Sony Xperia T3
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.3", 0.15 kg
» LG G Pad 7.0
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 7.0", 0.293 kg
» BlackBerry Z3
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230, 5.0", 0.164 kg
» Archos 50 Helium 4G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 5.0", 0.16 kg
» Sony Xperia M2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8926, 4.8", 0.149 kg
» Huawei Ascend G6 4G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.115 kg
» HTC Desire 816
Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, 5.5", 0.165 kg
» HTC One Mini 2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.137 kg
» Sony Xperia T2 Ultra Dual
unknown, 6", 0.172 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 8.0
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 8.0", 0.32 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Tab4 10.1
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 10.1", 0.487 kg
» Huawei Ascend G740
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 5.0", 0.155 kg
» Nokia Lumia 635
unknown, 4.5", 0.14 kg
» Nokia Lumia 630
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.134 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Grand 2
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 5.3", 0.163 kg
» Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+
Snapdragon 400 APQ8028, 10.1", 0.62 kg
» Nokia Lumia 1320
Snapdragon 400 8930AB, 6.0", 0.22 kg
» Nokia Lumia 525
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227, 4.0", 0.15 kg
» ZTE Grand S Flex
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 5.0", 0.2 kg
» Motorola Moto G
Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, 4.5", 0.143 kg
» Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 S7270
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 4.0", 0.2 kg
» LG Optimus F6
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8930, 4.5", 0.2 kg
» Sony Xperia M
Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227, 4.0", 0.112 kg
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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-05-26)