HTC Desire X, the latest smartphone from the Taiwanese manufacturer, is up for sales in India with a price tag of ₹19,799. The android-powered device, which made its first appearance at the IFA trade show in August, is currently available through online retailers Snapdeal.com and Flipkart.
The new smpartphone, codenamed "Proto", features a 4-inch Super LCD Display powered by a 1 GHz Snapdragon S4 processor. It packs 768 MB RAM with 4 GB internal memory and runs on Android 4.0 blended with HTC Sense 4.0.The device shares similarities with the earlier launched HTC One, measuring 118.5 x 62.3 x 9.3 mm and weighing 114 g.
HTC Desire X sports a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, smart LED flash, BSI sensor, and 480p video recording. It is compatible for audio formats like AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MIDI, MP3, WAV and WMA and video formats like 3GP, .3G2, MP4, WMV and AVI. It also features a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX enabled, Wi-Fi, DLNA, micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection. The device is powered by a 1650 mAh battery and is available in two colours - Blue and White.
HTC Desire X is likely to compete with Sony Xperia Sola and Samsung Galaxy S Advance, both of which fall in the same price range.
The company has seen a dip in sale for the past few months and expects a comeback through its latest offering. According to UNwiredView.com, HTC registered a steep fall of 12 percent in September sales, 23 percent in three months and 48 percent in one year.
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