HTC to launch Desire 510, a 4.7-inch budget phone running Android 4.4

HTC has announced what it describes as the company's "most affordable" LTE smartphone: the HTC Desire 510.

Featuring a Qualcomm quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragan 410 processor, the Desire 510 promises to deliver smooth graphics and fast browsing capabilities. It also features a 4.7-inch display, Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense and BlinkFeed, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board memory, and an expandable microSD card slot.

Cameras include a 5MP rear-facing shooter and a front-facing VGA. As for the built-in battery, the Desire 510 has a 2,100mAh rechargeable Li-polymer that should deliver up to 17 hours of talk-time or 646 hours of standby time.

You will be able to get the Desire 510 in the colours Terra White or Meridian Grey when it launches. It will also work with the HTC DotView case. Although HTC said the Desire 510 "represents truly premium mobile experience at a highly affordable price", it did not provide pricing details.

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The company did however confirm the Desire 510 will be available at mobile operators and retailers worldwide. No word yet on when that'll be.



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