HTC Desire 820, 820Q and 816G Android phones launched in India

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HTC-Desire-820

Today at a press event in Delhi, HTC announced three new Android smartphones in Desire series. These new smartphones are HTC Desire 820, Desire 820Q and 816G. HTC Desire 820 was announced back at IFA 2014 in Berlin.

HTC Desire 820

HTC Desire 820 features a 5.5 inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. It is powered by a octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor (4 Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz per core and four clocked at 1.0 GHz) with Adreno 405 GPU  / 1.2 GHz quad-core processor Snapdragon 410 processor. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with HTC Sense 6 UI at top and upgradable to Android L. Octa-core variant has 2 GB RAM but Quad core variant is called Desire 820G. It has 1 GB RAM. Connectivity features of the smartphone are 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS.

“Our new HTC Desire model give entertainment lovers exactly what they are looking for; a powerful, fast, stylish smartphone that delievers their favorite content on a big screen at a competitive price. With Desire 820 and Desire 820q, we’ve combined the most advanced technology with the best possible entertainment expereince and bold, distinctive design, to deliever a handset that is both desirable and affordable,” said Faisal Siddiqui, VP & Country Head India, HTC.

HTC Desire 820 dual SIM specifications

  • Dual SIM
  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • Octa-Core (1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6 UI, upgradable to Android L
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, BSI sensor, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • 8 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS
  • 2600 mAh battery
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 7.74mm thick and weighs 155 grams

Desire 820q dual SIM specifications

  • Dual SIM
  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.2 quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor with Adreno 306 GPU (Desire 820q)
  • 1GB (Desire 820q)
  • 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6 UI, upgradable to Android L
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, BSI sensor, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • 8 MP front-facing camera, 1080p video recording
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS
  • 2600 mAh battery

HTC Desire 816G is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek Processor with 1 GB RAM. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with HTC Sense 6.0. It features a 13 megapixel rear camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. It is packed with 1 GB RAM and 8 GB internal storage with microSD card. Connectivity features of the smartphone are 3G HSPA+, WiFi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS with a-GPS. It is packed with 2600 mAh battery.

Faisal Siddiqui, ‎Vice President & Country Head, India at HTC, said, “The HTC Desire 816G dual sim brings an exciting combination of big screen, great specs at an amazing price! It is one of the most well-built and best design smartphone with a powerful specification that makes the HTC Desire 816G dual sim even more compelling. It is bringing genuine choice to the category by delivering stunning design and high-end performance at unbelievable value.”

HTC Desire 816G dual SIM specifications

  • Dual SIM
  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display
  • 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek processor
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2, 1080p HD recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 720p HD recording
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with micro SD
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS with a-GPS
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 2600 mAh battery
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 7.9mm-thick and weighs 158 grams

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