HTC Desire 626 Specs & Price

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Flaunting a large display, the HTC Desire 626 is a mid-range Android smartphone with LTE support. The phone is noticeably lightweight and offers decent performance with its 64-bit processor, while also enabling significant degree of customisation.

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HTC Desire 626


Build and Display

Considering the features available on the HTC Desire 626 vis-a-vis the price, it might not be quite surprising to see that the phone is made of plastic. This is no doubt part of the reasons the smartphone weighs in at only 140 grams.

The phone is strongly-built despite the choice of material for the chassis. It is also neither too thick nor thin at slightly over 8 millimetres. HTC Desire 626 packs a 5-inch capacitive touch display with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

Camera and Storage

Packing a 13-megapixel main camera with flash, the HTC Desire 626 can hold its own against the primary shooters on some high-end devices in terms of resolution. There is also a 5-megapixel snapper on the front for quality selfies and video calling purposes.

Internal memory of 16GB should be able to hold significant number of photos, mobile videos and songs. You can also add up to 128 GB extra storage space using a microSD card should the provided storage memory prove insufficient for your needs.

Hardware and OS

HTC Desire 626 is equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor, which is clocked at 1.2GHz. The 64-bit chip is paired with economical RAM of 1GB while an Adreno 306 GPU takes care of graphics.

The mid-range smartphone runs on Android 4.4.4 KitKat operating system overlaid with HTC’s Sense 6.0 UI, which enables users to customise the device to their taste. The HTC Theme Store makes it possible for you to completely alter the look of the phone.

A non-removable battery of 2000mAh capacity supplies needed juice for the HTc Desire 626. Connectivity options on the smartphone include Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, 3G and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. HTC Desire 626 also supports LTE and features HTC BoomSound speakers for improved sound.

Pricing & Availability

HTC Desire 626 is not yet available in Nigeria. We have no information on pricing and availability for Nigeria. HTC Desire 626 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N45,000 to N55,000 at launch.

HTC Desire 626 Specs

Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 626 Smartphone:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), HTC Sense UI
  • Processor: 1.7GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek MT6752) or 1.2GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 410)
  • GPU: Mali-T760MP2 (with Mediatek), Adreno 306 (with Snapdragon)
  • Memory: 1GB or 2 GB RAM
  • Colours:
  • Dimension: 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.2 mm
  • Weight: 140 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby (Optional)


  • Display: 5.0-inch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (294ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 16 GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio:
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Dual front-facing stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Temperature Sensor: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 2000 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
  • Standby Time: up to 30 hours (3G)
  • Talktime: up to 761 hours (3G)
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HTC Desire 626 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 13th, 2019
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