Desire 709d is a recently announced Android Smartphone from Taiwanese HTC. Desire 709d packs a 5 inch display, a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor and comes with Android Jelly Bean 4.2. Desire 709d has a neat look, and for the time being launched in China, to run with China Telecom service provider. Let us have a look into this device, which the company had promised would be designed to work towards the mid-range market.
Features of HTC Desire 709d
HTC Desire 709d has a very neat design. It’s thick by modern standards, at 10.3 mm, but has a nice textured finish at the back. The front side has a derived some design ideas from HTC One. For example, the Speakers are placed in the front, and have some solid quality. The display is large. Desire 709d has a 5 inch qHD display, with a resolution of 540-by-960 pixels. Along with this, you have a 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 CPU and 1 GB of RAM. With the large screen and such specs, you can easily do some productive and useful stuff on the phone. It comes with an 8 MP camera, coupled with LED Flash and a 2.1 MP front facing camera. Desire 709d comes loaded with Android Jelly Bean, and on top of it there is the new Sense UI. Some of the goodies from HTC One has been retained on Desire 709d, like BoomSound and HTC Zoe.
Desire 709d – A Phone for everyone
Desire 709d has the specs and features which suit many different types of user base. With large screen and the famed sound quality, it will be great for catching a nice movie. The camera’s hardware is nice, and with features like Zoe, things are even better. BlinkFeed is an often ignored feature while talking about HTC phones. With Sense UI sitting on top of the Android 4.2, the phone would be a delight for serious users. Multitasking is easy, with more than decent specs, and the navigation around the phone is simply awesome.
Desire 709d is a phone which has the potential to be hit with budget conscious consumers. HTC hasn’t released dates or even the certainty of an international launch of the phone. With the specs, and screen size, the price at which HTC might launch the phone, would be in and around INR 20k.