[CES 2015]: HTC unveils the entry-level Desire 320 with 4.5-inch display and quad-core CPU

“The HTC Desire 320 is the successor to last year’s Desire 310, with a few upgrades in tow.”

At this year’s CES, HTC has expanded its Desire range and announced the entry-level Desire 320. It’s the successor to the HTC Desire 310, which was released in March last year.

Desire 320

Apart from upgrades in the battery and OS, the HTC Desire 320 offers the same specifications as the Desire 310. The device comes with a 4.5-inch display with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (unknown chipset), coupled with 512MB RAM of 1GB of RAM, depending on the region. Internal storage will also be region dependent – 4GB or 8GB, with both models equipped with a microSD card slot for further memory expansion.

Camera wise, it offers a 5MP fixed-focus rear shooter with support for full-HD video recording and an LED flash, and a VGA front snapper. In terms of connectivity, the Desire 320 offers 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. The Android 4.4 KitKat running smartphone is backed by a 2,100mAh battery, which is rated to deliver 12 hours of talk time on 3G networks.

The smartphone will be released in the UK in the coming weeks in white and gray variants. The company hasn’t yet announced the price, and availability of the handset in other regions.