HTC Desire 510 coming soon to Canada and U.S.

HTC Desire510HTC today announced that its latest smartphone, the HTC Desire 510. Best of all for those looking for a smartphone friendly to the wallet, it is coming to Canada and the U.S. in the near future. The entry-level device comes with LTE connectivity and promises to be “the perfect introduction to a world of high-quality, on-the-go video streaming and ultra-fast downloads.” With its Snapdragon 410 processor, it will likely be among the first 64-bit Android devices to arrive over the coming weeks and months.

“Owning the latest and greatest technology shouldn’t be reserved for those with the highest budgets,” says Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. “People today should expect their smartphones to double as mobile entertainment hubs. This means ensuring that they’re fully loaded with the latest movies, TV shows and albums, by taking advantage of the super-fast network speeds available. The HTC Desire 510 does this and more, making it the perfect mobile media device.”

HTC Desire 510 specifications:

  • Processor: 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.4 with HTC Sense
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE/HSPA+ 42Mbps/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA
  • Display: 4.7-inch FWGA (854 × 480)
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal storage: 4GB/8GB
  • External storage: MicroSD cards up to 128GB
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP
  • Front-facing camera: 0.3MP (1.3MP on Sprint Wireless)
  • Ports: 3.5mm audio jack, micro-USB 2.0 port
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
  • Battery: 2,100mAh
  • Dimensions: 139.9 × 69.8 × 9.99 millimeters
  • Weight: 158 grams
  • Colours: Terra White and Meridian Grey

In Canada, a number of carriers will offer the HTC Desire 510. These are Fido, Rogers Wireless, SaskTel, TELUS Mobility, Videotron and Virgin Mobile Canada. In the U.S., it will be carried by Cricket Wireless, Sprint, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA. It will also launch in selected regions in Europe and Asia. Pricing was not announced today.

Sources : HTC // HTC Blog