This could be one of HTC's upcoming devices - meet the HTC Desire 626, expected at MWC

This could be one of HTC's upcoming devices - meet the HTC Desire 626, expected at MWC
We are expecting much from HTC this year, namely the successor to its 2014 One (M8) flagship - the HTC One (M9), reportedly codenamed "Hima". It's already shaping up like a beastly device, but we'll probably have to wait until the MWC expo. 

In the meantime, it seems that the One (M9) won't be the sole new HTC device to make the rounds after a month or so. See, if certain rumors are to be believed, HTC is also prepping a new addition to its Desire line of phones, which will almost certainly be known as the HTC Desire 626.

According to @upleaks, this new Desire will arrive with a 5-inch 720p display, either an octa-core 1.7GHz MediaTek chipset with 2GB of RAM or a quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 one with 1GB of RAM, a 13MP rear snapper, a 5MP selfie camera at the front, 16GB of native storage in both variations of the device, and last, but not least, a 2,000mAh battery under the rear hood.

Software-wise, it's not surprising that the device will be adorned with HTC's own Sense UI, based on Android 4.4.4 KitKat, yet @upleaks claims that the Desire 626 will eventually get treated to the Lollipop sweetness.

We also have two alleged  pictures of this expected device, according to which it won't stray much away from HTC's design language for the Desire series. We guess we'd know more for the HTC Desire 626 or whatever it ends up being called at the MWC expo. Stay tuned!

source: @upleaks via BGR

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9 Comments

1. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

More MT huh? Seems QC can't flood market to all OEM with low end or I mean poor binned soc.

2. ady_lad

Posts: 83; Member since: Jul 17, 2013

I like it, i wonder how it'sgoing to cost though...

3. sram145

Posts: 127; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

HTC started going in the samsung path with the same design. The design looked great at the time of launching htc 820 but adopting the same design for next few devices is really making the device to look dull and boring

4. Lycan155

Posts: 254; Member since: Nov 24, 2013

Good device if priced right of course

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

the logo at the bottom is china mobile's logo which means they are targeting china for this phone. They have to price this very cheap

6. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

The SoC choices sound rather absurd since the Mediatek is a lot faster. SD410 would kinda make it low end perf while the Mediatek beats slightly outdated high end SoCs and provides excelent perf for the midrange.

7. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

I hope the price can stack up against Redmi 2, that's a huge disappointment

8. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

only 2000mah battery?

9. StuiWooi

Posts: 91; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

That's a pretty attractive looking phone! The light version anyway, not so keen on the black

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