HTC Desire 828 dual sim launched in India for Rs. 19990


HTC announced the Desire 828 dual sim smartphone for India last month. Today the company has launched the smartphone in India exclusively on Flipkart. It packs a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753, has a 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and an Ultrapixel front-facing camera.


It has dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers with Dolby audio, dual nano SIM support and has 4G LTE connectivity.

HTC Desire 828 dual sim specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD IPS display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek 6753T 64-bit processor with Mali-T760 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual nano SIMs
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording
  • Ultrapixel front-facing camera, f.2.0 aperture, 26.8mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • Dimensions: 157.7×78.9×7.9mm; Weight: 148g
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, Dolby Audio
  • 4G LTE Cat.4 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / A-GPS + GLONASS
  • 2800mAh battery

The HTC Desire 828 dual sim comes in Dark Gray and Pearl White colours and is priced at Rs. 19,990. It will be available exclusively on Flipkart from December 14, 2015 (12am) onwards. We went hands on with the smartphone recently, check out the hands-on impressions and the photo gallery of the  Desire 828 dual sim here.

Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President HTC South Asia, said:

The all new HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM gives you top-tier imaging and advanced features at a price you’ll love. We are proud to unveil the first HTC Desire phone to feature Optical Image Stabilisation in its main camera and HTC UltraSelfie for a remarkable imaging experience and unparalleled selfies. With the HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM, we deliver an exquisite and personalised experience to our customers.

Vignesh Ramakrishna, Director – Flipkart said:

The portfolio of Desire smartphones by HTC has done extremely well in India. We are happy to launch the latest addition to this series exclusively on Flipkart. Backed with interesting features and new age technology, we are positive that this new product offering will resonate well with customers and lead to greater adoption.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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