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HTC Desire 526 (2015) review

Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
Adreno 304
1.5 GB / 8 GB
4.7 inches (540 x 960 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 526 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 526 phone with 4.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 chipset, 1.5 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 526 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery. The 4.7 inches phone comes with TFT display (540 x 960 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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HTC Desire 526 specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 526
ModelD526
Release date2015

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 526 is about 5.5 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.51 x 2.76 x 0.39 inches).

Weight5.5 oz
Dimensions5.51 x 2.76 x 0.39 inches
Colorsblack
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Desire 526 comes with Android OS v5.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUAdreno 304

Display

The size of Desire 526 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.7 inches TFT display of HTC Desire 526 with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.7 inches
Resolution540 x 960 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 526 (1.5 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1.5 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 526 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 526 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 526 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2000 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Desire 526 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2000 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Desire 526, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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