HTC Desire 520 Hits Cricket in US at $99.99

The HTC Desire 520 will be available for purchase beginning tomorrow, though this is only for the customers of the prepaid carrier, Cricket. Priced at $99.99, the version will be a Cricket exclusive in the US. The smartphone was unveiled back in July, and is a low-end handset that is basic and simple. The Desire 520 features a 4.5-inch (480 x 854 pixel) display, with a pixel-density of 218ppi.

htc desire 520 hits cricket in us, price, specsThe handset is powered by a low-end Snapdragon 210 chipset, with 1.1GHz quad-core processor and the Adreno 304 GPU, paired with 1 gig of RAM. As for memory, it supports a whopping 2TB increment over the 8GB of native storage. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and GPS.

Powered by a 2,000 mAh battery, the HTC Desire 520 runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 onboard. The phone features an 8MP primary camera along with a 2MP selfie shooter. The Extreme Power Mode allows your phone to continue running for a week on only one charge, or over-night with a mere 10% battery juice.

We think this is great for people who do not want to charge their phones repeatedly!