Verizon announces HTC Desire 612 for tomorrow, October 9

Verizon on Tuesday announced its next Android smartphone, the HTC Desire 612, will arrive tomorrow, October 9. Sold free with a two-year service agreement, the phone is an entry-level and plastic take on HTC’s One M8 experience.

Sold as the Desire 610 by other wireless providers, the handset features a 4.7-inch display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, and support for Verizon‘s XLTE network. The Desire 612 runs Android 4.4KitKat and offers some of HTC’s special touches such as BlinkFeed and Zoe. Like the One M8, this one has dual front-facing speakers.

Verizon plans to offer the Desire 612 on its Edge equipment installation plan however they stopped short of breaking down payments.

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