HTC Desire 820 Hands On and Photo Gallery

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HTC unveiled the Desire 820, the company’s first smartphone to feature a 64-bit Octa-Core (1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor at the IFA 2014. We got to check out the smartphone at the HTC booth earlier this week. Check out the hands on below.


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The Desire 820 has the same 5.5-inch 720p screen that we had seen on the Desire 816. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat with HTC Sense UI on top.

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It has an 8-megapixel camera on the front compared to the 5-megapixel camera on the Desire 816.

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It has dual front-facing stereo BoomSound speakers.

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The micro USB slot is present on the bottom.

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It has a unibody design. On the left side there is a huge flap, under which the slots are present.

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There are SIM card and micro SIM slots under the flap. It has 2GB RAM, 16GB of internal storage.

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There is a 13-megapixel camera on the back with LED flash. It is the same camera module with  f/2.2 28mm lens that was present on the Desire 816.

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It is 7.74mm thick and weighs 155 grams, slightly thinner and lighter compared to the 816.

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The power button and the volume rockers are present on the right side.

Srivatsan contributed to this report

Author: Dhruv Bhutani

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