HTC Desire 626 coming to South Africa

HTC’s new mid-range Android smartphone, the Desire 626, will launch on MTN in South Africa during November 2015.

HTC first unveiled the device in July 2015, saying the phone will offer an enhanced camera and a number of personalisation options. This includes a variety of colour combinations.

The HTC Desire 626 ran on Android 4.4.4 KitKat at launch, but the SA version will come with Android 5.1 Lollipop.

South Africa will get the 1.2GHz quad-core version of the device, which uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 410 chipset.

Specifications HTC Desire 626
Dimensions 146.9 × 70.9 × 8.2 mm
Weight 140g
Operating system Android 5.1 Lollipop
Display 5″ 720p (720 x 1,280)
Rear camera 13MP
Front camera 5MP
Storage, internal 16GB
Storage, expandable microSD
Processor 1.7GHz Octa MT6752 /1.2GHz quad Snapdragon 410
Battery 2,000mAh
Cellular data LTE, HSPA+