HTC Desire 601 Dual SIM

price N/A launch Dec, 2013

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 6 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Good build quality
  • Soft touch rear panel
  • Easy to use single-handed
  • Nice display with good viewing angles, and outdoor visibility
  • Beautiful HTC Sense UI over Android
  • Smooth performance
  • Good web browser
  • Very good 'Boom Sound' loudspeakers

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Average camera
  • Average call quality

6 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.2, Upgradeable to 4.4
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.5 inches
Screen Resolution540x960 pixels (~ 245 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • IPS
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
Processor/RAM
Processor1.4 GHz, Dual Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory4 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 64 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2100 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)440 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.80 hrs
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness9.88 mm
Camera
Camera5.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • 1/4'' Sensor Size
  • 1.4um Pixel Size
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • Continuous shooting and VideoPic
  • BSI Sensor
  • HTC Image Chip
  • F2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
  • Smart Flash: Five levels of flash automatically set by distance to subject
  • Slow motion video recording with variable speed playback
  • Panorama Mode
  • HTC Zoe with Sequence Shot
  • Always Smile and Object Removal
Secondary Camera0.3 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • HTC BlinkFeed
  • Built-in Amplifiers
  • HTC BoomSound
  • Sense Voice
  • WiFi Direct
  • HTC Connect
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
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