Powering the HTC Desire 526 is a Qualcomm MSM8909 Snapdragon 210 chipset. The chipset comes with an Adreno 304 GPU along with a Cortex A7 quad-core
1.1 GHz CPU. Thanks to the powerful chipset, the device is capable of powering it through even rigorous use. It comes with 1.5GB of RAM to ensure that the device does not stutter even when you have a lot of apps open. The device has 8GB of inbuilt memory which should be ample for storing various multimedia content. However, for the media hungry users, the device also offers a microSD card slot which enables expansion of up to 32GB.