Previously we heard from rumours that HTC will be announcing the launch of the HTC One M9 smartphone at CES this week, however it has always been more likely that the M9 announcement would be saved for MWC in February, and now it seems that it has as HTC has announced the successor to the Desire 310, the HTC Desire 320.

As an entry-level handset the HTC Desire 320 features a 1.3GHz processor, a 4.5 inch display with a 854 x 400 pixel resolution and a 5 megapixel rear facing camera.

The handset also runs on Android 4.4 Jelly Bean as standard and features 1 GB of RAM, 8GB of on-board storage, microSD expandability up to an extra 32GB and a 2,100mAh battery that is said to last up to 12 hours of talk time.

The Desire 320 also features a 0.3 megapixel front-facing camera on boards, a built-in FM radio, 3G connectivity.

One problem is that the HTC Desire 320 has yet to have specific pricing or availability announced for it, however we do know there are plans to launch it in the UK.

When it does launch it will be available in white and grey colour schemes.

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