Looking for a good smartphone under Rs 12000? HTC have lots of them in the market. You can get a good HTC Desire series smartphone under RS 12000. Though these phones fall a little on the average side, they are great for the money. You can be sure you’re getting something that’s durable with a great camera, excellent performance, and average battery life.
To help you make a decision faster, we’ve curated the best HTC smartphone under RS 12000 in this article. We’ve given a brief review of each to help you get an idea of what you to expect when you finally get one.
1. HTC Desire 630
HTC Desire comes with high spec sheets for the price. It features a 5-inch S-LCD HD screen with a standard resolution of 720×1280 pixels.
For memory, HTC comes with a massive 16GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 128GB with a micro SD card. It features a 1.6GHz Quad Core processor supported by a 2GB RAM.
The camera of HTC Desire 630 is impressive for the price. It comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera for taking a selfie and probably also, for Skype messaging and facetiming.
HTC Desire comes with a battery capacity of 2,200mAh. Which is excellent for the money, and you can be sure to get a decent talk time from it.
2. HTC Desire 628 Dual SIM
Desire 628 Dual SIM runs on the Android v5.1 operating system and is powered by a 1.3 GHz octa-core processor MediaTek MT6753. The processor is topped by a massive 3GB RAM to give a super fast device which is guaranteed to handle any app you might want to use.
It comes with a standard 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera for taking selfies. With an internal memory of 32GB, you get a massive space to store all your media and files.
It comes with a 2,200 mAh Li-polymer battery with quick charging facility. This is guaranteed to give you up to 5 hours standby time even with heavy usage.
3. HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM
HTC offers you a device with a 5.0-inch screen and resolution of 720×1280 pixels in the form of HTC Desire 626 Dual SIM. This device comes entirely powered by a 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor and runs entirely on Android v5.1 lollipop.
Its processor is supported by a 2GB RAM which gives the device decent performance. You get a massive 16GB internal memory for storing your files. The internal memory is also expandable up to 32GB with a microSD card.
HTC Desire 626 features a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP fixed focus selfie camera. It comes with a 2,000mAh Li-polymer which can give you up to 5 hour talk time.
4. HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM
HTC Desire 820s features a massive 5.5-inch display screen with a 720×1280 pixels resolution. It features a MediaTek MT6572 chipset with a 1.7GHz octa-core Cortex A53 processor. This with a 2GB RAM powers the system.
It is fueled by a 2600mAh battery which gives a decent standby time even with heavy usage. The camera system is standard – it features a 13MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera. However, keep in mind the device comes with Android v4 KitKat.
5. HTC Desire 728G Dual SIM
Looking for a budget device with excellent battery life? This is your best option. It comes with a 2800mAh which is guaranteed to give you up to 11 hours standby time even with heavy usage.
HTC Desire 728 features a massive 5.5-inch display screen with a 720×1280 pixel resolution. It comes with 2GB RAM and a massive 16GB internal memory which you can expand up to 2TB with a microSD card.
It features a standard camera system and comes with a 13MP rear camera and a 5MPfront camera for selfies.
6. HTC Desire 828 dual sim
If you are looking for a fashionable budget smartphone, the HTC Desire 828 is your best bet. It comes with a massive 5.5-inch screen with an overboard resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels.
It features an octa-core, 1.5GHz processor which is embedded in a MediaTek MT6753 chipset. The decent processor coupled with a 2GB RAM gives you a device that can pretty much handle the Android operating system without any hiccups.
The camera is also impressive for the money. It comes with a 13MP rear camera for capturing images and videos while at the front you’ll find a 4UI camera with good resolution for your selfie.
It features a 2,800mAh battery; this can give you a whole day standby time with light usage.
7. HTC Desire one E9s
HTC Desire one E9s comes with a large screen of 5.5 inches with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels.
HTC Desire one E9s comes with Android v5(lollipop), and the system is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core processor seated on a MediaTek MT6752M Chipset.
The decent processor coupled with a 2GB RAM gives you a powerful device that can handle most Android apps you’ll ever use.
HTC Desire one E9s comes with a 2,600mAh Li-polymer battery. The battery gives a decent standby time, and you can expect up to 6 hour talk time from it when fully charged.
8. HTC Desire 620G
HTC Desire 620G comes with a 1.7GHz octa-core Processor. This should not be confused with the desire 620 variant which features a 1.2GHz quad-core Processor. It tops it processor speed with 1GB RAM giving a processing speed that’s great for most Android devices.
It sports an 8MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera for selfies. The device is powered by a 2100mAh battery which can give up to 5 hours standby time with heavy usage.
9. HTC Desire 616
HTC Desire 616 runs on Android v4 KitKat which is a little backward but considering its low price, it’s a phone anyone under a tight budget can comfortably afford.
HTC Desire 616 comes with a decent camera system. It features an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP selfie camera with a few settings. The whole system is powered by an Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7 processor built on MediaTek MT6592 chipset.
This, in addition to its 1GB RAM, makes the device a lot faster. HTC Desire 616 comes with a removable 2000mAh Li-polymer battery which can give up to 4 hour standby time even with heavy usage.
10. HTC Desire 825
Desire 825 is a great budget smartphone from HTC and comes with high spec sheets.
HTC Desire 825 comes with a massive 5.5-inch screen and a 720×1280 pixel resolution, all protected by a scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass.
It features a 1.6GHz quad-core processor. This with the 2GB RAM provides the device with enough capacity to handle the Android system without any hanging problem.
It runs on Android v6 marshmallows and features a standard 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera for selfie.
Its battery life is excellent. With a 2,700mAh, Li-ion battery, you are guaranteed to get up to 7 hours standby time even with heavy usage.
If you have a budget upto Rs 15,000 & you can open to any brand, best smartphones under Rs 15000 here.
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