HTC Desire 310 powered with MediaTek chip goes official
HTC Desire 310 is officially introduced with MediaTek chipset
There is no doubt that the most anticipated smartphone from HTC for this year is the successor of the flagship HTC One, the HTC M8 (codename). The high-end handset is expected to arrive at some time in the next months. Meanwhile, while we are waiting for more leaks and rumors that will unveil the mystery around the HTC M8 we can enjoy th enew models smartphones presented by the company. The mid-ranger HTC Desire 310 has just appeared on the website of HTC in Europe. It is the latest addition to the Desire line. The special about the Desire 310 is that it is the first device by the Taiwanese manufacturer released with MediaTek chipset under the hood.
The smartphone arrives in an elegant body with dimensions 131.44 x 68.03 x 11.25 mm. It weighs 140 grams and sports a beautiful sleek design in tune with the Desire line. It reminds a bit to the older model HTC Desire 300 with dual-core processor. The new smartphone boasts a 4.5-inch display with a resolution to 854 x480p. Under the hood of the new mid-ranger is working a quad-core CPU set at 1.3GHz with MediaTek MT6582M chipset with 512MB RAM. The storage provided in the model is 4GB with the possibility to expand it via microSD slot. This is the first smartphone that is powered by MediaTek chip, but if rumors to be true, the company will release a device equipped with an octa-core processor. It runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean platform. The main camera of the phone is with 5MP on the back paired with VGA shooter on the front. The connectivity features in the HTC Desire 310 include Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and 3G. It works with a 2000mAh battery.
The new model supports dual-SIM. HTC did not reveal the exact launch date for the device but we can make the sure guess that it will happen sooner than later. The price will definitely be attractive.
Source: Blog of Mobile (translated)