HTC pulled in a surprise today with the launch of the One M9+ in India instead of the HTC One M9 showcased at MWC in Barcelona last month. Along with the launch of the flagship, the Taiwanese manufacturer also launched the HTC One E9+, an upgrade of the E8, as well as a more affordable HTC Desire 326G dual sim.
The HTC One E9+ sports a 5.5 inch 2K display, a 20 MP primary camera capable of 4k recording. The dual-SIM smartphone is powered by the flagship MediaTek processor – the Helio X10 which is an octa-core chipset clocked at 2.2 GHz. This is further supported with a hefty 3GB of RAM along with 16GB internal memory expandable up to 2TB on microSDXC.
“The HTC One E9+, continues to build on HTC’s innovation and design, with a 2K 13.97 cm (5.5-inch) large display, 20 mega-pixel camera, HTC’s popular UltraPixel is now on the front-facing camera with tons of features, HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio Surround and more, all this in a slim form factor. We are certain that this offering will delight many of our consumers”, said Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia and India.
The HTC One E9+ will be available in Meteor Grey, Gold Sopia and Rose Gold color options.
Coming to the HTC Desire 326G dual-SIM, the smartphone has a 4.5 inch display with 1GB RAM and comes with 8GB of internal storage expandable up to 32GB via microSD slot. It sports a 2000mAh removable battery unit while optics on the smartphone include an 8MP primary camera along with a 2MP BSI selfie cam.
“The Desire 326G dual sim is a great phone for everyday, we have created a classy and stylishly design smartphone with great features. HTC Desire 326G dual sim is made of strong polycarbonate material and is designed to fit just nice in your hands. It is also comfortable to hold and featured packed at an incredible value, a phone for everyone”, added Mr. Faisal Siddiqui.
The HTC Desire 326G dual-SIM will be available in two color options namely White Birch and Black Onyx. HTC Desire 326G smartphone users will get to download unlimited music and videos from Hungama for a period of 3 months.
No price has been announced yet for both the above-mentioned smartphones, though will be available in India at all major retailers in the second half of May.