HTC officially announced the Desire 300 today. The entry-level handset will be targeted at emerging markets. HTC also unveiled the long rumored blue version of the HTC One and One Mini.


HTC’s Desire 300 is a 4.3-inch entry-level device. The device comes with a resolution of 800 x 480, and features a 1 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 CPU. The Desire 300 includes 512 MB of RAM along with 4 GB of internal memory, of which 1.4 GB is available to the user. A micro-SD card slot is also included that can boost internal storage to 64 GB.

The mobile features a 5-megapixel camera with a 34mm lens and a VGA front shooter. The battery on the device is a 1,650 mAh variant that is removable. The device comes with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean along with HTC’s Sense 5 that includes features like BlinkFeed. BlinkFeed is a news aggregator that fetches news across a variety of categories from over 1200 sources worldwide.

Blue One mini

HTC also officially unveiled the blue variant of the HTC One and the One mini. The color variation is called vivid blue, and the devices are set to be released by the end of the year. HTC has mentioned that the vivid blue One and One mini will be available in select markets. Earlier rumors indicated that the devices will likely be available on Verizon and Sprint in the U.S.