HTC Desire 610 Coming to AT&T
AT&T tonight announced that it will offer HTC's Desire 610 on July 25 for $200 without a contract. The 610 is an affordable Android phone with a 4.7-inch display, 1.2 GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 8-megapixel main camera, front camera, 4G LTE, and a memory card slot. It sports a clean design inspired by the HTC One, but in high-quality plastic. Like the One, it features BoomSound dual front speakers and Zoe video functions. AT&T also offers Next pricing for the Desire 610, which runs as low as $8.34/month. At full price, it's available for both post-paid and GoPhone pre-paid service plans.
Hands On with the HTC Desire 610 for AT&T
HTC has brought its Desire 610 mid-range phone to AT&T. The 610 brings high-end design and a few nifty features to a low price point.
Hands On with the HTC Desire EYE
HTC today announced the Desire EYE. Staring you in the face is a giant 13-megapixel selfie camera, but the phone is interesting for a few other reasons.
HTC's Desire Range More Broadly Available in US
HTC today expanded the availability of the Desire 816 and Desire 610 in the U.S. First, Virgin Mobile has committed to selling the Desire 816, which will be available beginning August 12 for $299.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
Verizon to Sell HTC Desire 612 Beginning Oct. 9
Verizon Wireless today announced the pending availability of the HTC Desire 612. The 612 is sold as the 610 by other carriers.
Let me allow you a simplification of NEXT, how it works and the price
You CAN technically upgrade pretty much whenever you want - you simply need to pay off the balance of the phone - so 12 and 18 are moot points.
You CAN also just pay off the remainder of the balance and KEEP the phone if you did 12 or 18.
To technically pay the phone off, it takes either 20 months or 24 months - following the 12 and 18 month NEXT examples.
There you have it - they lowered the price of the plans and you NOW know what you're paying for the phone - once you're done, you're done - no more hidden back-end c...
"On July 25, you can order the 4G LTE capable HTC Desire 610 online or in AT&T stores for $199.99 at no annual commitment pricing. The device is available as well with AT&T Ne...