HTC Desire 526 and HTC Desire 626 Soon To Be Available on the Verizon Wireless Network

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So you’re looking to upgrade to your first smartphone or you’re interested in upgrading your current smartphone. And you want some cool new technology without compromising your wallet. The upcoming HTC Desire® 526 and the HTC Desire® 626 give you some of the features you’d expect from a premium smartphone at an affordable price.

Both smartphones offer personalization features so that the phone you carry around is really a reflection of you and your style every time you use it. HTC Themes lets you change the look and feel of your phone such as the color accents you see and app icons. You can even create your own theme based off your own photos. HTC BlinkFeed® is your personalized news stream where you pick what content you want to see. If Facebook, Twitter, and sports scores are what are important to you, then you can create that stream so it suits you. 

You also get 4G LTE connectivity so your social media apps are updated, you don’t miss a notification from likes or comments, and those selfies you took upload to Snapchat quickly. What’s more, both smartphones support Advanced Calling, they’ll be the 20th and 21st smartphones in Verizon’s portfolio to support it. Meaning you get HD voice quality on phone calls to other compatible phones and can also start a video call right from the screen with just a tap.

HTC Desire® 526
The Desire 526, a Verizon Wireless exclusive, has a 4.7-inch qHD display with an 8-megapixel camera. The HTC Desire 526 will be available online and in stores starting August 13 for $5 a month for 24 months; 0% APR (full retail price $120). The HTC Desire 526 will also be available on prepaid.

HTC Desire® 626
The Desire 626 has a dual-tone color design for a stylish look and a 5-inch display for your eyes to enjoy your favorite content. Selfie fans can really appreciate the 5-megapixel front facing camera to go along with the 8-megapixel rear one so they can be sure to share their best shots with friends and followers. Additionally, both smartphones run Android Lollipop, have a 2000mAh battery, and support microSD cards for expandable memory.

And the HTC Desire 626 will be available online and in stores in the coming weeks. Additionally, smartphone will also be available on prepaid.

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