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HTC likely to launch Desire 19+ for India comeback; teases smartphone on social media

In June 2018, the company launched HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ mid-range smartphones in India and is now making a comeback after a gap of more than a year.

Devdiscourse News Desk | New Delhi | Updated: 13-08-2019 09:19 IST | Created: 12-08-2019 22:30 IST
HTC likely to launch Desire 19+ for India comeback; teases smartphone on social media
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Last month, reports surfaced that Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is planning to re-enter the Indian market and the company today posted a short video teaser on micro-blogging website Twitter, confirming its re-entry claims with a new smartphone. The video teaser doesn't reveal any specific date, model or pricing details of the smartphone the firm is planning to launch for its comeback but gives a glimpse of HTC's so far journey in India.

Starting from the launch of world's first touch-centric phone in 2007 to the world's first smartphone with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) in the front and rear camera, the video ends with the sketch of its upcoming smartphone with a waterdrop-style notch. The phone is expected to be HTC Desire 19+, which was launched back in June 2019 in Taiwan.

HTC Desire 19+

The phone sports a 6.2-inch display with 720 x 1520 (HD+) resolution and 19:9 aspect ratio. Powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 (12nm) processor, the phone runs on Android 9 (Pie) and comes in two variants 4GB / 6GB of RAM and 64 GB / 128GB internal storage. It also comes with a dedicated microSD card slot which supports storage expansion up to 1TB. It features a 13MP+8MP+5MP triple-rear camera setup with f/1.9, f/2.2 and f/2.2 apertures respectively and 16-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture. It is equipped with a 3850 mAH lithium-ion battery and supports 10W fast charging.

In June 2018, the company launched HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ mid-range smartphones in India and is now set to make a comeback to the country after a gap of more than a year.



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