HTC Desire 600 Dual, which was spotted at the Benchmark database earlier, is now officially announced. As per the company, the smartphone will hit the stores in Russia, Ukraine and select countries in Middle-East Asia starting next month.

HTC Desire 600

Part of the Desire series, HTC Desire 600 is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) smartphone offering Android 4.1 Jelly Bean experience along with 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor coupled with 1GB of RAM.

It sports 4.5-inch Super LCD2 display with 960×540 pixel resolution. Among the other features it has 8GB of internal storage, 1,860 mAh battery, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash support, 1.6-megapixel front camera and microSD card slot for storage expansion.

In terms of connectivity, it comes with the support of dual-band HSPA, tri-band GSM/EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS and NFC.

According to the company, HTC desire 600 is the 2nd smartphone after HTC One which features new Sense user-interface. The phone is also pre-loaded with HTC’s basic features like BlinkFeed content stream, Boomsound dual front-facing speakers and Beats Audio integration

Announcing the product, Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation said:

People rely on their smartphones every day to be their news channel, email inbox, social network and music player. The HTC Desire 600 dual-SIM combines speed and easy multitasking with the truly innovative HTC BlinkFeed home screen. The result is an affordable mid-range phone that sets the standard for its class, keeping the busiest user up-to-date at a glance and offering them the power and range of features to switch between work and play.

There is no word on the pricing or availability in Europe, North America or other Asian countries.