HTC confirms Desire 820 with Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core 64-bit SoC for IFA launch

HTC Desire 820 teaser

HTC just confirmed that it would unveil the Desire 820, successor of the Desire 816 at its IFA 2014 event on September 4th 2014. The company has also teased the smartphone with an image that shows the smartphone’s front-facing camera sensor, blue colored rear shell and something that looks like a speaker grill, similar to the one on the Desire 816 smartphone.


Qualcomm has teased a smartphone with its 64-bit Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with an image that looks exactly like HTC’s image. The chip has 8 ARM Cortex A53 cores ( four Cortex A53 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz per core and four clocked at 1.0 GHz per core), Adreno 405 GPU, 4G LTE support and Dual SIM Dual Active (DSDA) capabilities.

We don’t have the complete specifications of the smartphone yet. The HTC’s IFA event is scheduled for September 4th at 8AM CEST (11:30 AM IST).


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