Specs summary


The HTC Desire 526G+'s screen is 4.7 inches with 540 x 960 pixels resolution.


There is a MediaTek MT6592 Octa core 1.7 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system (OS).

8+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 8+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 2+ megapixels resolution.

8 GB

Internal memory is 8 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2000 mAh battery. HTC's performance ratings are 25 days standby time, 600 minutes (2G).

It has its pros and cons but is definitely a worthwhile option in its price segment.

- Hardik Singh , Digit 

Reviews (6.2/10 Avg. rating)


A good budget smartphone, but competition has the price advantage

from tech2
HTC Desire 526G+ is a good phone and does most of the regular tasks without a hitch. Gaming enthusiasts will like the 526G+’s smooth response. Although the phone comes with the Sense UI 5.0 skin, HTC has thankfully not added on unnecessary bloatware. The dual SIM capability is another plus point... Full review

HTC gets a budget smartphone right

from NDTV
Overall, we are satisfied with what the HTC Desire 526G+ Dual SIM has to offer. It has a unique design, great performance, decent rear camera and good media performance as well. It is a complete package. Let's take a look at the competition. The Yu Yureka is only available via the flash sale model. The Xiaomi Redmi Note is not on sale anymore. The Moto G (Gen 2) costs a good two thousand rupees more than the Desire 526G+ Dual SIM... Full review
The Mobile Indian

Good but ain't a Redmi killer

from The Mobile Indian
To sum up, got for the HTC Desire 526G+ if you are brand conscious and need a device with good looks, decent battery back up and performance. But if you ignore brand and looks, there are lot many handsets to choose from... Full review
The Indian Express

A good challenger for the Moto G

from The Indian Express
Should you buy it? Of course, if you are looking for a decent budget phone. I would just say that you buy only the 16GB version as you will need the extra storage. The extra storage and processing power as well as the good camera makes this phone a good challenger for the Moto G... Full review

Tries to offer a lot of things for a budget price

from Digit
With the HTC Desire 526G plus, HTC has come out with a phone that has an outspoken design, good build quality, consistent performance and a decent camera. It comes with good specs and adds another option for customers in a market packed with budget phones. In conclusion, the HTC Desire 526G plus Dual Sim is a good phone, not the best one in its category, but still a good buy overall... Full review

Great performance

Awsome features ....! :) This is not the best phone in the price sengment in term of display ,camera and look but its performance is fantastic i was able to play most of the high end games like gta,asphalt 8,nfs,dead trigger 2,nova 3(slightly lags)and shadow gun. Overall it is a good phone with dese... More
Awsome features ....! :) This is not the best phone in the price sengment in term of display ,camera and look but its performance is fantastic i was able to play most of the high end games like gta,asphalt 8,nfs,dead trigger 2,nova 3(slightly lags)and shadow gun. Overall it is a good phone with desent specs and also a budget phone for gamers....i am fully satisfied with its performance. Less

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Full Specs

Release date January 28, 2015
Regions available Asia, India
850/1900 MHz
2100 MHz
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM Yes
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat

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Processor MediaTek MT6592 Octa core 1.7 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
8 GB
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.995 W/kg
Body: 0.693 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 2000 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time No
Talk Time Up to:
600 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 25 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Fervor Red, Glacier Blue, Lacquer Black, Stealth Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 14.0 x 7.0 x 1.0 cm
(5.5 x 2.8 x 0.4 in)
Weight 154 grams
(5.4 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density 234 pixels
Size 4.7 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 8+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Geotagging, Panorama, Self-timer
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP
Video Recording Parameters Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Front Camera  
Resolution 2+ megapixels
Zoom Yes
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, AMR, WAV, OGG
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4, AVI
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad No
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments
Related Links Quick Start Guide (PDF)
HTC Desire 526G+ Manual (PDF)
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