HTC Desire 310 is more striking than the Moto G, but weak specs could be its undoing

The HTC Desire 310 is now available online for a price of Rs. 11,350.


HTC seems to be on a roll. It has been lauded for the flagship One M8. Now, the company brings the affordable Desire 310 to its Indian audiences. The Desire 310 is now available online for a price of Rs. 11,350. According to Gizbot, the company also plans to launch the Desire 816 in India by May.

 

The HTC Desire 310 sports a 4.5-inch display with a FWVGA resolution of 480x854 pixels. The dual SIM (GSM + GSM) device comes powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582M chipset, along with 512MB RAM. The 4GB onboard storage is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot.

 

On the camera front, the 310 gets a 5-megapixel rear snapper (with Full-HD video recording) and a 0.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB, EDGE, GPS, and 3G. It tips the scale at 140 grams, and measures 131.44x68.03x11.25mm. The device is also fuelled by a removable Li-Po 2000mAh battery.

 HTC Desire 310 is more striking than the Moto G, but weak specs could be its undoing

HTC Desire 816 with 5.5-inch display

 

On the other hand, the HTC Desire 816 is a mid-range dual-SIM smartphone sporting a 5.5-inch 720p HD display and powered by a quad-core 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 processor along with 1.5GB RAM. It gets a 13-megapixel rear camera with single LED flash, 5-megapixel front-facing camera and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

 

The company is likely to launch the HTC One M8 in India by April. Find out how it stacks up against Samsung Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia z2.


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