HTC Desire 820 Review: Specs and Features

At the IFA 2014 a smartphone from HTC desire series was also released, its one of the High-end device of HTC, It has some good specs and features that will attact alot of users, Its the first Android smartphone with 64-bit operating system, It is also equipped with a octa core processor (snapdragon 615), The back camera is of 13 megapixels and the front camera is of 8 megapixels that suite amazing, the screen is this smartphone is also quite big as it is 5.5 inches, All these specs of great smartphone, and its price is almost half as compared to the other smartphone of these specs that are recently released in the market, Whereas HTC desire 820 will cost around 329 Euros in Europe. thats quite cheap for a 5.5 inch smartphone.

HTC Desire 820,Review,Specs,Features

HTC desire 820 review was conducted after we saw it IFA 2014, The plastic body doesnot incites the feel of expensive and high end smartphone but it specs says its price as HTC desire 820 is a smartphone whose specs and features say is price. Apart from the body the Desire 820 seemed to be a very reasonable smartphone that has snapdragon 615 in it, No doubt its one of the high end smartphone of HTC series with mid-range price, Also to note is that its screen is of 720 pixels thats fine with a octa-core processor, Although the camera is of 13 pixels but most probably its better than the recent HTC smartphones with ultra-pixels, its good to see that HTC has moved back to Mega-pixels as ultra pixels were not showing the result that HTC claimed, HTC has experimented a lot with the cameras as recently they have released duo camera as well on their phablet.

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HTC Desire 820,Review,Specs,Features

The most impressive thing about HTC desire 820 is its front camera, This HTC smartphone is Equipped with a 8 megapixel camera that can be used for taking selfies, and a 8MP camera is able to produce amazing pictures, imagine having it at the front side of your camera for video calls and selfies, Thats a rare thing to see on a mid-budget smartphone, HTC smartphones demand rate is very high in Asian markets and for them they also have released the dual sim smartphones recently and now we HTC desire 820 is said to be in different colours when it will be exported to the Asian markets.

HTC has also mentioned the Dot View case that is specific to 820 and it is said that it will also be released soon, Overall, HTC desire 820 is pretty good smartphone, if you only consider specs while buying smartphone this is the smartphone you should go for, As mentioned before it will make a lot of sound in the markets of Asia.

HTC Desire 820,Review,Specs,Features

HTC Desire 820 Specs and Features

GENERAL

Release date September 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 157.70 x 78.74 x 7.74
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2600
Removable battery Yes
SAR value NA

DISPLAY

Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Resolution 720×1280 pixels
Colours 16M

HARDWARE

Processor 1GHz  octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

CAMERA

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel

SOFTWARE

Operating System Android 4.4
Java support Yes
Browser supports Flash No

CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
Infrared No
DLNA Yes
Wi-Fi Direct No
MHL Out No
HDMI No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
USB Micro-USB
Charging via Micro-USB Yes
Proprietary charging connector No
Proprietary data connector Yes
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/ CDMA GSM
3G Yes

SENSORS

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No

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