HTC Desire 610 hits AT&T
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Budget Android smartphones are much better now than a few years ago and, next to Motorola's notorious Moto G, the HTC Desire 610 is one of the few excellent handsets in the sub $200 USD category. Yesterday, AT&T announced the addition of the Desire 610 to its portfolio for a price of exactly $199.99 USD outright or $0.99 USD when acquired with a two-year contract.
The 4.7-inch HTC Desire 610 was released back in May and has the following specs and features:
- Processor: 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
- Display: 4.7-inch capacitive multitouch with 540X960 pixels and 234 ppi
- Memory/Storage: 1 GB RAM; 8 GB internal storage and microSD support up to 128 GB
- Cameras: 1.3 MP front, 8 MP back with autofocus and LED flash
- Connectivity: WiFi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot capability, DLNA, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0, GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS
- Operating System: Android 4.4.2 KitKat with HTC Sense UI 6
- Weight/Dimensions: 0.32 pounds; 5.63X2.78X0.38 inches
- Battery/Autonomy: 2,040 mAh non-removable lithium-polymer; up to 16 hours talk time and 650 hours standby while connected to a 3G network
Depending on area and carrier, the Desire 610 can provide 4G LTE connectivity. The handset also features Boomsound front-facing speakers and the only color currently available from AT&T is dark gray. For more details, please visit the carrier's product page.