FCC visit shows that the HTC Desire 610 will take the last train to Verizon-ville

FCC visit shows that the HTC Desire 610 will take the last train to Verizon-ville
Back in May, evleaks tweeted that the HTC Desire 610 was coming to Verizon. At the time, the handset was headed for AT&T, where it is now available for 99 cents with a signed two-year contract. But a recent FCC filing for the phone listed a SKU of HTC331ZLVW, which includes the carrier code HTC uses for Big Red. The filing also mentioned support for CDMA, EV-DO and LTE bands 4 and 13.

AT&T is offering the phone for $199.99 sans contract, and this might be the same pricing that Verizon will employ. The latter could offer it free with a signed two-year contract to help bump up those net new postpaid account numbers. We don't have to tell you that it's a jungle out there. All you need to do is watch any show on prime time television to see that.

The HTC Desire 610 does offer HTC's marvelous BoomSound stereo speakers. For a budget handset, you are also getting quite the head turner. The FCC filing indicates that Verizon should be getting closer to making this official, which will give us information about pricing and availability.


source: FCC via Mobileburn

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Desire 610
  • Display 4.7" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, Quad-core, 1200 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2040 mAh(15.8h 3G talk time)

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4 Comments

1. dorianb

Posts: 617; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Over half a year later??? I thought after the One (M7) Verizon would of figured this out.

2. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Decent mid range device, resolution could be better though,

3. true1984

Posts: 870; Member since: May 23, 2012

The desire 610 has on screen buttons. I think that's the 700 in the first pic

4. Landmarkcm

Posts: 507; Member since: Aug 11, 2009

Yawn. lol, You can see my very lengthy review of this device on Amazon. I literally had it one day and sent it back. It actually kind of turned me off of HTC now in general. If you do not care about the LTE, The the Moto G, Especially the new one is much better then this. I actually will prob get faster speeds on Tmobile HSPA+ with it then I will with Moto X I am using right now on AT&T's Cricket. They cap you at 8mbps which is fast enough, But still.

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