HTC Desire 510 Review – ’64-bit’ CPU struggling to Get Right Mix

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HTC which was known for its Windows operating smartphones is now struggling with its Android platform which one time it was almost ruling due to unique and better products. The smartphone which they announced in the month of August this year is about to be available for end users and its named HTC Desire 510.

 

Here I’m sharing my own Desire 510 review with you so that you can come to know what it’s all about without purchasing it. In starting itself I should conclude that it isn’t the best smartphone if you’re looking for better battery, display and camera but it’s very speedy in terms of performance.

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HTC Desire 510

HTC Desire 510 Review

Let’s break it down further and get into deeper analysis of the phone. It got average but unique looking design which is all made up of plastic. You can’t ask to have metallic or unique build at this price point but the device at least doesn’t look that cheap. It can catch fingerprints and scratches easily though.

Display

It got 4.7 inches of display on the front which supports resolution of 480×854 pixels. The display is terrible and you can only get used to of it using without sliding it left or right because of poor viewing angles.

 

The pixel density is 208 ppi and it always looked washed out. Also using it under direct sunlight was really annoying and it’s not the display a smartphone should have, even at low price point.

 

Performance

It’s a beef over here. It features 64-bit architecture quad-core processor (Snapdragon 410) which is clocked at 1.2GHz but it runs on 32-bit Android 4.4.2 KitKat on top of which HTC Sense UI 6.0 is added. The skin is superb in design while the performance is maintained on high note by the processor.

HTC Desire 510 Launch

 

You can easily play quality games and the 1GB of RAM is enough to compensate. 8GB of internal storage is also well sited inside with expandable storage up to 128GB using microSD card. The only good thing noticeable in Desire 510 is its performance marks and overall user experience offered by the skin together is superb.

 

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Camera

One thing which is purely designed well is the camera software while the hardware remains on the back seat. That simply means that you can take pictures and record videos at faster speed and easily but don’t expect better quality.

 

The quality is still average. Rear part got 5MP sensor while front got VGA one. The rear camera can record video of full HD resolution but the actual quality was always questionable.

 

Wrap up

With 2100mAh battery it can make it only for 8 hours maximum during heavy usage so you can’t expect it to help you throughout the day anyhow, unless you don’t bother it often during the day.

But one attraction in Desire 510 is that it supports faster LTE bands while Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC are all there inside. It also got GPS and the two accelerometer and proximity sensors to help you judge certain things.

 

HTC made it available in white, black, grey and deep navy blue color. In India, HTC yet to make an arrival for it but if its tagged with more than 6k INR price than it will be hard for it to survive.

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