HTC has launched its latest smartphone in the Desire series – the HTC Desire 820 – at its pre-IFA 2014 event, will be available worldwide beginning late-September. The company has not confirmed the price yet.
The HTC Desire 820 is a dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) phablet, runs on Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense UI Skin on top. It is successor of Desire 816 and features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display.
The phablet is powered by a 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (1.5GHz quad-core + 1.0GHz quad-core) coupled with 2GB of RAM. The Desire 820 houses a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.2 lens, LED flash and BSI sensor. It also housing an 8-megapixel secondary front-facing camera for video calling and selfie.
The HTC Desire 820 has 16GB internal storage , which is further expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB). In terms of connectivity options, it includes, Wi-Fi, FM radio, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE.
The phone measures 157.7×78.74×7.74mm and weighs 155 grams. Under the hood of Desire 820, a 2600mAh battery is fixed, which is rated to deliver up to 22.4 hours (3G) of talk time and 424 hours (3G) of standby time.
“With the HTC Desire 820, we’ve combined the most advanced technology with the best possible entertainment experience and bold, distinctive design, to deliver a handset that is both desirable and affordable,” said Peter Chou, HTC.
HTC has said that in 4G LTE connectivity, you can download a file with speed up to 150Mbps. It also supports HTC’s Dot View case which will provide instant access to your phone without opening the cover.
Key specifications of HTC Desire 820 :
- dual-SIM (Nano-SIM)
- Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense UI Skin on top
- 5.5-inch HD display
- 720×1280 pixels resolutions
- 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (1.5GHz quad-core + 1.0GHz quad-core)
- 2GB RAM
- 13 MP rear facing camera with f/2.2 lens, LED flash and BSI sensor
- 8-megapixel secondary frontal camera
- 16GB ROM
- Wi-Fi, FM radio, Bluetooth, GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE
- Dimensions 157.7×78.74×7.74mm
- 155 grams
- 2600mAh battery