HTC has announced different models for different segment at MWC 2014. HTC to release new flagship called One New for higher segment market, HTC Desire 310 for lower end market and HTC Desire 610 as mediocre phone. We will be reviewing HTC Desire 610 and will reach each and every corner of the phone to explore the details of this smartphone. HTC Desire 610 being a mediocre phone you will find the features of the phone is also adjusted smartly. Compare to HTC One New this phone is nothing but still a good phone for mid-range market.
Phone Body and Overall Aspects
Phone is single SIM supported phone and you can have 2G/3G and 4G network on this phone. You don’t have to worry about going to different part of world because your phone will support all the networks quite comfortably. Nano-SIM is supported in this phone which is found in every smartphone in the market. Phone is light in weight 143 grams, which is very obvious for the phone having heavy hardware features in it. Display of the phone is 4.7-inch with resolution of 540×960 pixels packed with 234 ppi. Resolution of the screen is outdated and 234ppi is not an impressive pixel density for the phone named HTC. Phone is placed in mid-range segment and display properties are same like entry level phone.
Hardware and Chipset
Coming to hardware part, device is powered with 1.2GHz Quad-core processors along with 1GB RAM on Snapdragon 400 chipset. Hardware is good and performance with this configuration comes out satisfactory. HTC 610 is given with 8GB internal storage which is further expandable with the help of memory slot. Camera powered on the phone is 8MP which can capture sharp images and shoot videos at 720p at 30fps. Front camera of 1.3MP is also available on the phone which can also shoot video at 720p resolution. Along with powerful processor and huge display you can enjoy your work, play and entertainment.
Phone is running on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean which should have much more advanced. It may happen that HTC provides updates on later stage. UI installed in this device is HTC Sense 5.5 which boosts the touch and feel of the display. UI of the phone is attractive and makes display look vibrant and very high pixel dense. Battery given in the phone is 2040 mAh which will serve your phone with longer operation. 2040 mAh battery is very low kind for mediocre phone like HTC because powerful hardware and large display will eat up the battery soon. HTC should have increased the power of battery for longer operation, HTC Desire 610 is perfect for minimal users but if the phone is used by users who have heavy browsing work or fond of playing games or movies then this phone will be a curse for him.
Overall phone is not perfectly balanced in terms of specs; display is good but does not have good resolution and OS of the phone is outdated and battery of the phone is also very poor.