HTC Desires 820s with 1.7GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek SoC announced

HTC Desire 820s

HTC has announced the Desire 820s, a variant of the Desire 820 smartphone in China. It uses a 1.7GHz Octa-Core 64-bit MediaTek (MT6752 likely) processor instead of Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor in the Desire 820. Other specifications are similar to the Desire 820, including a 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display, Android 4.4 Kitkat OS with HTC Sense 6 UI on top, 13-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera and dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers.

HTC Desire 820s

It has Dual SIM support and 4G connectivity.

HTC Desire 820s specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection
  • 1.7GHz Octa-Core MediaTek 64-bit processor
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6 UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 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

It comes in a range of colors and supports DotView covers. No word on the pricing or the availability yet.


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