HTC Desire 526G Plus 8GB

price Rs. 5,994 onwards launch Jan, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#278
of 513 phones in Rs. 5,000 - 10,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality
  • Distinctive, elegant design
  • Decent display with good viewing angles and colour reproduction
  • Nice HTC Sense UI over Android
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Decent 8MP camera
  • Decent battery backup
  • Good call quality
  • Good loudspeaker

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Glossy build tends to be a fingerprint magnet
  • Non-HD display resolution

2 expert review(s)


642+ user reviews

video review

source: @gogirana
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.7 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Processor/RAM
Processor1.7 GHz, Octa Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2000 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)622 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)15.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight154 gm
Thickness9.8 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Secondary Camera2.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
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App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
FM RadioYes
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brand rating
3.14/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys