HTC updates its Desire lineup with 4 new mid-range Android handsets for the US

HTC Desire 626

After releasing a slew of variants of its One flagship handset in Asian markets, HTC has announced four new LTE Android phones for the US.

The latest arrivals round out HTC’s mid-range Desire lineup. They run Android Lollipop and come with quad-core Snapdragon processors and 2,000mAh batteries.

HTC Desire 520
HTC Desire 520

At the lower end of the spectrum is the Desire 520, which features a 4.5-inch 854×480 pixel display, an 8-megapixel camera on the back that shoots 720p video and a 2-megapixel front camera.

HTC Desire 526
HTC Desire 526

There’s also the Desire 526, which has a slightly larger 4.7-inch 960×540 pixel screen, 8GB of onboard storage with a MicroSD slot for up to 200GB more space, and 1.5GB RAM.

The near-identical Desire 626 and 626s feature 5-inch 720p screens and come in a variety of dual color combinations. The 626 includes an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front shooter, over the 626s’ 2-megapixel front camera.

HTC Desire 626
HTC Desire 626

All four devices will be available starting this week from AT&T, Boost Mobile, Cricket, MetroPCS, Sprint Prepaid, T-Mobile, Tracfone, Verizon Wireless and Virgin Mobile USA. These carriers are expected to share pricing soon.

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