HTC debuts Desire 601 (Zara), Desire 300 (Zara Mini) and the blue HTC One
HTC has officially announced the blue versions of the HTC One and its smaller sibling, the HTC One Mini. Set to debut in select markets in the fourth quarter, it’s exact availability is unclear as of today. Sprint, for its part, was rumored to carry the blue HTC One starting from September 10 however it seems that may not happen.
In addition to blue One and One Mini, HTC has also introduced a pair of new Desire smartphone models in the Desire 601 “Zara”, and Desire 300 “Zara Mini / Z3”. Both feature some custom HTC software touches, such HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe, and HTC BoomSound.
The HTC Desire 601 runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 4.5-inch qHD (960 x 540) display, a dual-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB RAM, 5-megapixel rear camera with flash, VGA front-facing camera, 8GB internal storage, a 2,100 mAh battery, and LTE and HSDPA connectivity,
The HTC Desire 300 also runs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and features a 4.3-inch WVGA display, a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon S4 processor, 5-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facing camera, 512MB RAM, 4GB internal storage, a 1,650 mAh battery, and HSDPA support.
The new HTC Desire 601 will be available with mobile operators and major retailers in select markets across EMEA from October 2013. The HTC Desire 300 will be available in select markets from October 2013.