The smartphone sports a 5-inch qHD display with 540 x 960 pixel resolution. HTC Desire 709d is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor with Adreno 203 graphics supported by 1GB of RAM.

The device packs in an 8-megapixel rear camera along with a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera. It comes with 8GB inbuilt memory which can be expanded to up to 64GB through microSD card.

Desire 709d features a 2100mAh battery and it measures 145.5 x 72 x 10.3mm. The dual-SIM (GSM + GSM) smartphone run on Android Jelly Bean with Sense 5 UI. The hand set also fosters BoomSound front speakers, HTC Zoe and video highlights.

The price and availability details of the phone have, however, not been revealed by the company. Also, details about the launch of the device in other markets are yet to be cleared.