Verizon Wireless has officially announced the existence of a new Android smartphone, the HTC Desire 612. Customers who keep an eye on this phone can get it right now (October 9th) for free with a new two-year contract from the carrier. Company says the Desire 612 is an affordable smartphone with features you’d expect on a premium device. Verizon is already selling the previous model – Desire 610 – but the new one comes with a slightly different design and improved specifications.
New HTC Desire 612 smartphone has a 4.7-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels (instead of qHD screen on the Desire 610). But let’s see what’s inside Desire 612 handset. There is a 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor that identical to the Desire 610. However, no specific info on the amount of memory but it is expected 1GB of RAM.
This HTC 4.7-inch phone is equipped with 8GB of internal storage and accept 128GB microSD card slot for expansion. The Desire 612 offers 8MP rear-facing autofocus camera with LED flash for snapping photos and recording videos. On the front, you’ll found the 1.3MP camera for selfie or video chats.
Furthermore, it runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system from one day and 2,040 mAh battery as its main power source. Another strong point of Desire 612 is dual-front stereo speakers backed by BoomSound audio technology and support for Verizon’s XLTE. The latter will offer faster peak speeds and better network capacity in coverage of XLTE network. The 4G LTE-enable phone will only be available in black color.
HTC Desire 612 with XLTE and BoomSound Audio Available Oct. 9
Entry Level Smartphone with Premium HTC Features and Verizon 4G LTE