Details of a previously unknown smartphone from HTC have leaked on to the internet.
According to a source speaking to blog Engadget,HTC will soon unveil a 5.5-inch smartphone called the HTC Desire 8.
The details that were published suggest a mid-range smartphone. In addition to the 5.5-inch screen, it is said to come with Android 4.4 KitKat, a 13 megapixel rear camera, five megapixel front facing camera, dual speakers and support for dual-SIM cards.
The report also suggests that it will come with a plastic body and be available in a number of colours.
It is currently unclear when the smartphone will be unveiled. Some reports have suggested that HTC may unveil a raft of mid-range smartphones atMobile World Congress.
Could the HTC Desire 8 be one of those smartphones?
Engadget pointed out that the screenshots of the device have a March 18th date on them. They also have a Beijing location on them, suggesting that HTC may choose to eschew launching at Mobile World Congress.
According to some reports, many firms have chosen to cancel plans to launch smartphones at the event after it emerged that Samsung would likely be unveiling the Galaxy S5 there.
Commentators have suggested that LG’s decision to launch its G Pro 2 earlier today is an example of that.
As soon as the HTC Desire 8 is officially announced, we’ll bring you confirmation and a review soon after that.