HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM has Quad-Core processor and affordable price

HTC launches the HTC Desire 600 Dual SIM in Singapore. It will be available from 13th July at a RRP of S$498. This mid-range smartphone is considered affordable as it comes with Quad-Core processor, Dual SIM card, BoomSound and a 8MPX rear camera.

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Specifications

SIZE: 134.8 x 67 x 9.26mm
WEIGHT: 130g
DISPLAY: 4.5 inch qHD, super LCD 2, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2

CPU SPEED

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4, Quad-Core, 1.2GHz

PLATFORM

  • Android™ with HTC Sense™
  • HTC BlinkFeed™

MEMORYi

  • Total storage: 8GB, available capacity varies
  • Expansion card slot supports microSD™ for up to 64GB additional storage (card not included)
  • RAM: 1GB

NETWORKii

  • SIM 1: Up to HSPA (900/2100 MHz)
  • SIM 2: Up to EDGE (900/1800/1900 MHz)

 

SIM

  • Dual microSIM (USIM + USIM)

SENSORS

  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

 

CONNECTIVITY

  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • NFC capableiii
  • Bluetooth® 4.0 with aptX™ enabled
  • Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
  • DLNA® for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer
  • micro-USB

 

SOUND ENHANCEMENT

HTC BoomSound™

  • Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • Studio-quality sound with Beats Audio™
  • Sense Voice

 

CAMERA

  • 8MP camera with auto focus
  • BSI sensor
  • Dedicated HTC ImageChip
  • ƒ2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
  • 720p video recording
  • Smart Flash: Five levels of flash automatically set by distance to subject
  • Front Camera: 1.6 MP with BSI sensor
  • Gallery with Video Highlights and HTC Share
  • Continuous shooting and VideoPic

 

MULTIMEDIA

Audio supported formats:

  • Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
  • Recording: .amr

 

Video supported formats:

  • Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)
  • Recording: .mp4

 

LOCATION

  • GPS/AGPS
  • Digital compass

BATTERY

  • Removable rechargeable Li-polymer battery
  • Capacity: 1860 mAh

 

AC ADAPTER

  • Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • DC output: 5 V and 1 A
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i Available storage is less due to phone software.
ii Network bands in regions may be different, depending on the mobile operator and your location. Upload and download speeds also depend on the mobile operator.
iii NFC availability depends on the mobile operator and your location. Please check with your mobile operator.

 

Press Release

HTC DESIRE 600 DUAL SIM BOOSTS THE ACCLAIMED DESIRE SERIES

Quad-core processor, true dual SIM convenience and HTC BlinkFeed™ bring premium performance and versatility to the mid-range market 

SINGAPORE – July 8, 2013 – HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, has today unveiled the new HTC Desire 600 dual sim, the first mid-range handset to offer HTC’s latest Sense 5 experience, HTC BlinkFeed™ and HTC BoomSound™, which were most recently launched as part of the award-winning HTC One. Taking full advantage of Android Jelly Bean, the new model also offers super-fast quad-core performance, while the advanced Video Highlights feature enables maximum creativity at a more affordable price tag.

“The road warriors of today count on their smartphones to be their news channel, email inbox, social network and music player,” said Jack Yang, President of HTC South Asia. “The HTC Desire 600 dual sim brings together the convenience of two SIM slots, speed, easy multitasking and the latest HTC innovation, the HTC BlinkFeed home screen. What we came up with is an inexpensive mid-range phone that is powerful, classy and functional, with all the features for work and play.”

A smartphone designed to keep pace with life

Sporting a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, the HTC Desire 600 dual sim is able to support even the busiest of lifestyles. Capable of high-speed multitasking, super-fast web browsing and graphic-intense gaming, it offers exceptional performance whatever the task.

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Dual SIM card holders give you the freedom of having two phones in one, making it easy to switch between multiple mobile accounts and keep you up to speed with all the elements of your world. Running the “dual active” system, the HTC Desire 600 dual sim allows you to have two SIM cards active all the times, enabling you to receive a call on one line, even if you are already using the other.

HTC BlinkFeed: Your favourite content live on your home screen

The HTC Desire 600 dual sim brings HTC’s acclaimed BlinkFeed to the Desire range. Transforming the home screen into a customisable stream of live information, HTC BlinkFeed is displayed on a stunning 4.5”, super LCD 2 display and aggregates social streams and news, providing the freshest content at a glance.

Drawing on local and global content from more than 1,400 media sources, BlinkFeed draws on more than 10,000 articles per day from some of the world’s leading media companies including AOL, ESPN, MTV, The Financial Times and Reuters.

Video Highlights: Bringing your moments to life

Video Highlights allows you to turn a day-out into an entire experience that you can keep forever. Taking images captured on either the 8MP rear-facing or 1.6MP front-facing camera, the HTC Desire 600 dual sim automatically creates professional-looking 30-second show reels without the need for advanced editing software. Simply select a movie theme, alter the sequences and share your life movie with friends, family and social networks with a single tap on the screen.

HTC BoomSound: Sound you’ll want to share

The dual front-facing speakers of the HTC Desire 600 dual sim allow you to experience mobile entertainment as it is meant to be enjoyed. Complete with exclusive built-in amplifiers, whether you’re listening to music, watching movies or playing games, the speakers, which minimises distortion, offer a sharper, richer, wholly immersive smartphone sound. Beats Audio™ integration also takes the audio quality to the next level guaranteeing an experience as intense and high-powered as the device itself.

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Availability

HTC Desire 600 dual sim will be available in Polar White and Stealth Black starting 13 July 2013 at selected authorised resellers.

Pricing

Recommended retail price:  HTC Desire 600 dual sim (S$498). For more information on the HTC Desire 600 dual sim, visit www.htc.com.

About HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the centre of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC’s portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense™, a multi-layered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.

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