HTC has officially unveiled its Desire 650 smartphone in Taiwan. The mid-ranger from HTC comes with a dual finish back — the top half is smooth black, whereas the bottom half comes with a rim finish — a nice addition to maintain the grip on your smartphone. Despite HTC claiming it to be a “budget” smartphone the Desire 650 comes with those signature Boom Sound speakers.
The handset sports a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. The phone runs on an unspecified quad-core chipset from Qualcomm, which, reportedly is believed to be either the Snapdragon 610 or the 410 one. As for the memory, the phone is coupled up with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage.
Update: The phone has been launched in Nepal and is priced at Rs. 17,825.
Talking about the camera, the Desire 650 is equipped with a 13MP rear sensor with f/2.2 aperture and LED flash. Up front, the phone sports a 5MP sensor with f/2.8 lens for selfies.
The whole phone runs on slightly outdated Android 6.0 Marshmallow on top of HTC Sense UI. As for the battery the Desire 650 drags the power from a 2,200mAh battery and supports the LTE connectivity. As far as pricing is concerned the Desire 650 will go on sale for $170 from early December in Taiwan.