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HTC Desire 601 pictures  official photos
The Desire brand is officially back in Australia with Vodafone announcing today that the HTC Desire 601 is now available exclusively through them. The Desire 601 is a mid-range LTE phone with a 4.5″ qHD 540×960 resolution screen and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

General Manager of Devices, Katie Turkal, says:

If you want an affordable 4G phone with an advanced camera, great sound and loads of other great features, this is definitely a device you should check out. HTC makes fantastic phones and the Desire 601 is no exception. We are pleased to be able to offer it exclusively to Vodafone customers

The attractive Desire 601 features:

  • 4.5″ 540 x 960 pixel screen
  • 1.4GHz Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400SoC
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB on-board storage expandable via microSD card up to 64 GB
  • 5MP Rear Camera with LED flash & Auto Focus as well as VGA front-facing camera
  • HTC BoomSound speakers
  • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS/A-GPS/GLONASS
  • 2100 mAh battery
  • Micro-SIM

The Desire 601 comes with BoomSound stereo front speakers, HTC Zoe and Blinkfeed. The phone is only available in matte black, and starts at $30 on a 24 month contract at Vodafone. Click on this table of Vodafone pricing for the Desire 601 to enlarge:

Vodafone Desire 601 Plans

Whilst the phone has yet to show up on the Vodafone website, the details are all available on the HTC website where its current status is listed as ‘Coming Soon’.

Are you interested in the HTC Desire 601? Let us know in the comments!

Source: Vodafone AustraliaHTC.
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can you buy them outright