HTC Desire 626s Specs & Price

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The newly-introduced HTC Desire 626s is a more affordable, somewhat stripped-down version of the Desire 626. It packs some decent specs for its price, with offerings such as a large HD display, a quad-core processor and a sizeable battery.

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HTC Desire 626s Key Specs and Features

  • 5.0-inch, Touchscreen, 720 X 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 CPU with 1GB RAM
  • 8GB built-in storage, up to 32GB with a memory card
  • 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi
  • 2, 000mAh Li-ion battery


HTC Desire 626s

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Design and Display

In terms of design, HTC Desire 626s is not just what you would expect of a smartphone this affordable. It features an attractive design that seems to be the hallmark of HTC devices.

HTC Desire 626s has a sleek unibody build and is constructed of quality polycarbonate material with eye-catching colour combinations. The phone shows off a svelte profile at just 8.19mm thick.

It features a bright 5-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, making for acceptable image clarity.

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Camera and Storage

The Desire 626s packs an impressive 8-megapixel main camera with backside illumination and autofocus. This is complemented with a 2-megapixel selfie camera with BSI. Both of these cameras can be used to record HD (720p) videos.

You get 8 GB of onboard storage – lower than that of the HTC Desire 626, but decent enough for its price – to keep all your photos, documents and other files. In addition, a microSD card can be used to expand storage space further.

Performance and Software

Equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 processor running at 1.1 GHz, the phone looks like a device that should comfortably handle a decent degree of multitasking without compromising responsiveness.

But HTC Desire 626s comes with just 1 GB of RAM, compared to the 1.5GB memory on the Desire 626. It runs on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop software to offer you the best of Android experience, similar to what is obtainable on the significantly more-expensive One M9. This OS has HTC’s Sense user interface on top of it.

Other Features

HTC Desire 626s is supplied with a decently large battery of 2000mAh capacity to keep it running for long hours. It offers super-fast LTE support. The phone comes with Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz) to enable you enjoy seamless wireless connectivity.

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You also get GPS with A-GPS and GLONASS for locating places easily.

HTC Desire 626s Price and availability

HTC Desire 626s is not available in Nigeria, but will soon be available in the United States. When available, you can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in Nigeria. HTC Desire 626s Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N26,000 to N35,000, depending on your location in the country.

HTC Desire 626s Specs

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

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), HTC Sense 7 UI
  • Processor: 1.1GHz quad-core Processor (Snapdragon 210)
  • GPU: Adreno 304
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Colours: Numerous
  • Dimension:
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type:
  • SIM Count:


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


  • Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, 720p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera, 720p HD Video


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21.1Mbps
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


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


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

Sensors & Control

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

Other Features

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


  • Battery: 2000 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HTC Desire 626s Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: July 29th, 2019
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