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A handful of mid-range Android smartphones are making their way to Virgin Mobile USA, according to the latest leak by @evleaks. The Twitter handle has published an image showing the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire 816 and ZTE Emblem all slated for release on the US mobile operator.
Can a mid-range phone really be better than its big brother? At this price, it’s certainly possible. Meet the HTC Desire 816: your new phone at half the price of a flagship. More »
When it comes to smartphones, there are a few different tiers to choose from – starting with the entry level to the mid-range, and then there is the high end side of things. Needless to say, smartphones that reside in the high end hierarchy will more often than not cost more than half a grand unlocked, and is one of the more expensive ones even when it is bought on...
AT&T shows off a new HTC Phone, the Kindle Fire Phone, and a Buick.
It's plastic, it's made by HTC, and we experienced it firsthand at tonight's AT&T "Hands-On." Meet the Desire 610. Just hours after its formal announcement, the HTC Desire 610 made its first stateside appearance this evening at tonight's AT&T "Hands-On" holiday preview here in New York City. Show More Summary
HTC has brought its Desire 610 mid-range phone to AT&T. The 610 brings high-end design and a few nifty features to a low price point. It's not perfect, though, and it does differ from the international version a bit. Read on for our first impressions with one.
The affordable HTC 610 will be available on the US carrier AT&T later this month at an appropriately priced $199.99 with no annual commitment. If you're wanting to get locked down in a contract, the carrier will offer the Android smartphone on plans for as little as $8.34 per month. GoPhone, AT&T's branded pre-paid service, will also be stocking the HTC Desire 610.
Today AT&T and HTC announced that the HTC Desire 610 is coming to AT&T. The Desire 610 was announced back in February and so it has taken quite some time to make its way over to the US. It competes in the same price class as devicesShow More Summary
AT&T tonight announced that it will offer HTC's Desire 610 on July 25 for $200 without a contract. The 610 is an affordable Android phone with a 4.7-inch qHD display, 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 8-megapixel main camera, front camera, 4G LTE, and a memory card slot. Show More Summary
The HTC one E8 has officially launched in India with a price tag of Rs 34,900 (or $580). The device is an interesting Android smartphone since it's not made of metal, but polycarbonate. The One E8 (essentially a more affordable version of the One M8) will be available for purchase from the end of July and comes packing dual-SIM support.
HTC's efforts to gain a more significant market share in emerging marts like China have gotten a significant boost today with the launch of the Desire 616. The mid-range dual-SIM handset joins the likes of the plastic version of the One M8 and the Desire 816 as HTC seeks to continue its profitable streak.
HTC is making a big play for emerging markets this year as it seeks to reverse its losses, and today it has rolled out a new dual SIM phone as it seeks to launch more devices with a variety of price points to capture more potential customers. Show More Summary
HTC's more entry level Desire 516 will land in August in Europe to take on Motorola's Moto G and other budget handsets. The phone will be arriving in Austria and Switzerland and will cost around $270 or €199 unlocked and contract-free in either white or grey hues.