hTC is here! Will Nepalese welcome the dying smartphone brand gracefully?


It has finally happened folks! hTC is here in Nepal though albeit late. Generation Next Communications Pvt Ltd (GENXT), the authorised distributor of Apple, Dell and NetGear has brought hTC to Nepal. In Nepal, initially, we are getting 5 mid-range hTC phones. 

htc-in-nepalSome of you may be disappointed that there is no sight of high-end phones like the hTC 10 and the hTC One A9. Well, at least I am. However, let’s get back to the story. The following are the phones we are getting in Nepal:

  • hTC Desire 830
  • hTC Desire 728
  • hTC Desire 628
  • hTC Desire 626 LTE
  • hTC Desire 630

As you can already tell, the desire line-up of phones is what we will be getting in Nepal. The hTC Desire 830 is the higher end variant among the phone available in Nepal. The phone comes with 5.5″ 1080p Display, 2800mAh non-removable display and 13MP Camera at the rear. The front camera with 4 million pixels but unlike most of the phones we get today, the rear camera is the star of the show with OIS in-built.

The key features of hTC Desire 830 are as follows:

  • 5.5″ 1080p Display
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 13MP f/2.0 Camera
  • 4MP Front Camera
  • Android 6.0
  • 2800mAh Battery

The hTC Desire 728 is the phone that sits below the Desire 830. The specs of hTC Desire 728 is as follows:

  • 5.5″ Super LCD 2 720p Display
  • 2GB of RAM
  • Mediatek MT6753 Soc
  • 13MP f/2.2 Rear Camera with 1080p Video Recording
  • 5MP f/2.8 Front Camera
  • 2800mAh Battery

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The hTC Desire 630 was launched in February 2016. The specs of the phone are as follows:

  • 5″ Super LCD 720p Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400Soc
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • 13MP f/2.4 Rear Camera
  • 5MP f/2.8 Front Camera
  • 2200mAh Battery

The specs of hTC Desire 628 are as follows:

  • 5″  720p Display
  • Unspecified 1.3GHz Octa-core Processor
  • 3GB of RAM
  • 13MP Rear Camera
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 2200mAh Battery

The hTC Desire 626 is an even lower variant in the Desire range. Let’s check out its specs:

  • 5″ 720p Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 210
  • 1.5GB of RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • 8MP Rear Camera
  • 5MP Front Camera
  • 720p Video Recording
  • 2000mAh Battery

hTC isn’t doing all that great in the international market. In Nepal too, hTC faces tough competition as there are many smartphones to choose from. ZTE, Oppo, Meizu and Xiaomi all are going to give hTC  a really hard time. Let’s see how hTC stacks up against the competition.


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