HTC Desire 520 Cricket bound tomorrow; phone priced at $99.99

The HTC Desire 520 will be available starting tomorrow, to customers of pre-paid carrier Cricket. Priced at $99.99, the model will be a Cricket exclusive in the U.S. Unveiled by HTC last July, this is a low-end handset plain-and-simple. The Desire 520 is equipped with a 4.5-inch screen, carrying a 480 x 854 resolution. That works out to a pixel density of 218ppi.

Under the hood, you will find the Snapdragon 210 SoC, featuring a quad-core 1.1GHz CPU and the Adreno 304 GPU. 1GB of RAM is inside, along with 8GB of native storage. Those requiring additional memory can use the 2TB capacity microSD slot. The camera combo weighs in at 8MP/2MP from back to front, and a 2000mAh battery keeps the generator humming. Android 5.1 is pre-installed with Sense 7 running on top. The handset supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity.

The HTC Desire 520 comes with a "Double Exposure" feature, allowing you to show off your creative side by combining images. The Extreme Power Mode will allow you to keep your phone running for a week on just a single charge, or last overnight with just 10% battery life remaining.

source: Cricket via AndroidAuthority

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Desire 520
  • Display 4.5" 480 x 854 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 210, Quad-core, 1100 MHz
  • Storage 8 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2000 mAh



1. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

Excuse me? 2 TB like Terabyte?!?!

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

yes, even if 2TB microSD isnt available yet, that slot can (technically) support up to 2TB card

3. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

Actually if this was the price for an unlocked phone, this was value for money.

4. Metal_Mind

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Well, I don't understand why HTC wastes so much of space at the top and bottom of a handset.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Snapdragon 210? Automatic pass considering I can get a Nokia Lumia 920 for the same price.

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