Two new smartphone models may soon arrive in Singapore, according to the Equipment Search List on the Singapore Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) website – the Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A and the HTC Desire 510.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A is an upgraded, and more powerful version of the Galaxy S5; the model number of the unit that’s expected to come in is SM-G901F, while the former Galaxy S5 holds the model number SM-G900F.
The Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A was launched just a few months go in South Korea but there are two different variations that will be shipped globally – one with a 5.1in quad-HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display and the other with a full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) display. However, it’s not specified on the list which of these two will land in Singapore.
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The looming HTC Desire 510
On the other hand, the HTC Desire 510 is a new device that has yet to be officially announced, with sources claiming that it’s the HTC A11 that was leaked by @upleaks a few days ago.
The rumoured HTC smartphone could possibly be the Taiwanese company's first phone that powered by a Qualcomm 64-bit processor, the Snapdragon 410. It’s also purported to have a 4.7in FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) display, Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Sense 6 and a 5MP rear snapper.
It’s also expected to sit alongside the budget smartphones that target the entry-level and midrange market segments. But until HTC actually outs the device, we can’t believe these rumours as gospel truth.
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