HTC Desire 510: The first Android phone with 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset

HTC Desire 510: The first Android phone with 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset

HTC with it’s innovation although is not leading the market but is the first to bring so many new stuffs into the market and definitely has made it’s own identity.
Recently there was lots of buzz around for 64-bit Android and Apple, the biggest rival of Android has already brought 64-bit concept a year ago.
Probably the Android L will be bringing 64-bit support to the Android stack but prior to that HTC has brought an entry level budget phone packed with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset.

Key Features of HTC Desire 510 :

  • 4.7 inch FWVGA display
  • 1.2GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad core CPU
  • 5 MP primary camera
  • HTC Sense UI and HTC BlinkFeed

HTC_Desire_510

[World’s first 64-bit Android phone, HTC Desire 510]

Full hardware specifications :

DISPLAY:

    – 4.7″ capacitive touch display
    – FWVGA display resolution (854×480)

CPU: 1.2GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad core CPU

RAM: 1GB RAM

STORAGE:

    – 8GB internal storage
    – Expandable microSD card upto 128GB

GRAPHICS: Adreno 306

CAMERA:

    – 5MP primary camera
    – VGA front facing camera

H/W and WIRELESS NETWORKING INTERFACE:

    – v2.0 micro-USB
    – Bluetooth 4.0
    – 802.11 a/b/g/n wi-fi with WLAN support (2.4 GHz)
    – DLNA for media streaming to a compatible TV or computer
    – 3.5mm audio jack
    – HTC connect
    – Power lock button and the volume rocker buttons

SENSORS:

    – Accelerometer
    – Proximity sensor
    – Ambient light sensor

NETWORK FREQUENCY BAND and DATA SPEED:

    – 2G/2.5G GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900MHz
    – 3G/3.5G – WCDMA: 850/900/2100 MHz
    – HSPA+: 42mbps download speed
    – 4G LTE: 800/1800/2600 MHz

BATTERY: 2100 mAh Li-polymer

The look and appeal of the device:

With a dimension of 139.9 x 69.8 x 9.99 mm (Height x Width x Thickness) definitely it is quite slim and will be handy.
It weighs 158 grams.
It appears to be built on plastic body and has an attractive look overall.

Multimedia features:

VIDEO:

    It is capable of playing 1080p resolution videos.
    Playback video formats: 3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)
    Recording audio format: MP4

AUDIO:

    Playback audio formats: aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10)
    Recording audio format: aac

Hardware specification Comparison with Moto G and ASUS Zenfone 4 A450CG:

Device specification HTC Desire 510 Specifications Moto G Specifications ASUS Zenfone 4 A450CG Specifications
CPU Snapdragon 410 Quad-core 1.2GHz 64-bit Qualcomm Quad-core 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2520 1.2 GHz
RAM 1GB 1GB 1GB
Display Size 4.7″ FWVGA 4.7″ HD 4.5″ FWVGA
Display Resolution 854×480 1280×720 800×480
Camera 5MP 5MP 8MP
Storage 8GB internal memory + Expandable upto 128GB 8/16GB internal memory 8GB internal memory + Expandable upto 64GB
Battery 2,100 mAh 2,070 mAh Li-Ion 1,750 Li-Ion

Final words:

All of the hardware specifications of this phone are more or less matching with the exception of 64-bit hardware support is not there and a HD display is there in the Moto G.
Recently launched ASUS Zenfone 4 A450CG I believe all of the features are equal to HTC Desire 510 with some differences like 8MP and battery capacity and 64-bit.
Even you have an option of ASUS Zenfone 5.

I believe this will come a little bit costlier as compare to all of those compared here but none of them gives you 64-bit support.
So you still have a some more options to consider if you think it will be costlier for you.
Yes there will be definitely some advantages on the 64-bit processor over the legacy 32-bit processors.

Reference links:

HTC Desire 510 link
Moto G internal link
ASUS Zenfone 4 internal link
ASUS Zenfone 5 internal link

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