HTC never seems to care for the budget device segment and with launch of Desire 320 it is clearly evident. It is just affordable and good looking, but isn’t spec’d well which is important as consumers are getting aware of hardware specs and terms as smartphone is getting more and more a necessity.
Desire 320 has a 4.5″ FWVGA screen with 480 x 854 pixel resolution. It’s powered by a quad-core 1.3GHz processor Cortex A7 and 512MB/1GB of RAM depending on variant and region. It also includes 4GB/8GB of internal memory along with optional microSD card slot.
The primary camera is 5-megapixels capable of capturing 1080p videos but lacks flash which will make photographs in low lighting a distant dream. The front camera is just a VGA sensor which will be just sufficient for video chats. Main USP of device is its unibody design which HTC is known for.
In terms of connectivity it carries Android traditional trio of WiFi b/g/n, GPS and Bluetooth 4.0 and also includes Dual SIM depending on region with support for 2G and 3G networks. The battery is decent 2100 mAh which shall be sufficient for a 4.5″ device.
Desire 320 is up for sale in Canada starting $99 pre-paid and $70 on Telus., while it will be available in Asian and European markets including UK, India in next few weeks and will be priced around INR 7000 in India and £69 in Europe.