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HTC Desire 820 – Specifications, Features and Price

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Recently, HTC has expanded its portfolio in the new Desire range. The Desire 820 will be available in the market in November. The price has not yet been set, but it has mind-blowing specs. Let us take a glance at some of them.

High Definition Display

To keep up with the era of enormous screen sizes, the Desire 820 has a 5.5 inch display, with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. The large display will limit the pixel density to 267 PPI. A layer of Gorilla Glass 3 protection is added to the display.

Android 4.4 KitKat, Sense UI

HTC Desire 820’s operating system will be the Android-KitKat 4.4.4. It is not yet clear if it will be possible to upgrade it to Android L. You can also expect Sense UI on the top of this phone. This will enable users to take advantage of BlinkFeed, which brings social and news feeds in tile format.

Cellular Network-Dual SIM, LTE

This smartphone will accommodate two SIMs. Desire 820 will also support LTE networks with a downlink of up to 150Mbps. However, if your location does not have 4G networks then it will operate very well with 850/900/1800/1900 with HSDPA up to 42 Mbps.

Physical Appearance-Light and Sleek

The Desire 820 weighs 155 grams, which is quite light for a 5.5 inch display phone. This HTC measures 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7mm ensuring the phone is not too heavy with a slim, 7.7 mm thickness. Judging by HTC’s record, the Desire 820 has a posh look with dual front stereo speakers. HTC has made the best of colours by using a wide range of colours like Santorini white, marble white,Tangerine white, Tuxedo grey, Milky-way grey, Saffron grey, Flaming grey, Blue misty and Monarch Orange. It is, however, not clear what colour they intend using.

Speed – Processor and RAM

When it comes to matters of speed, HTC Desire 820 will have a Qualcomm’s 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 61 SoC along with 2 GB RAM. In simple terms, this means this will be one fast phone.

The Storage

The Desire 820 will have 16 GB of internal memory that is expandable up to 128 GB by use of a microSD card. This will be able to hold all your HD movies, music and image files.

Camera

The HTC Desire 820 will have a powerful 13 megapixel rear camera. For those who love taking selfies it will be a delight for it holds an 8 megapixel snapper at the front. It has amazing features like touch focus, LED flash, face detection, HDR, geo-tagging and to top it all up the front camera can take 1080p videos.

Connectivity

This smartphone is Wi-Fi enabled and supports 802.11 a/b/g/n. It is also able to support Wi-Fi direction, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and LTE connectivity. It, however, does not support “ac” draft or NFC.

Price

The phone will go for about 330 Euros, which translates to about US$427. This is a great price considering the specs.