HTC Desire 830 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 3GB RAM, 13MP camera with OIS announced

HTC Desire 830

HTC has announced Desire 830, the company’s latest smartphone in its 800 series in Taiwan, along with the Desire 825 that was announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 in Barcelona earlier this year. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display, is powered by a 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753T SoC and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with HTC Sense 7 UI on top.

It comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) and an UltraPixel front-facing camera. It has 4G LTE connectivity, dual speakers, BoomSound and Dolby audio. It is expected to come with dual SIM support in some markets. It is 7.79mm thick and weighs 156g.

HTC Desire 830 specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1920  x 1080 pixels) Full HD display
  • 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753T processor with Mali-T720 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with HTC Sense 7 UI
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • UltraPixel front-facing camera,  f/2.0 aperture, 26.8mm wide-angle lens
  • Dual front-facing stereo speakers, Boomsound, Dolby audio
  • 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS / GLONASS
  • 2800mAh battery

The HTC Desire 830 comes in White with Orange and White with Blue colors, is priced at NT$ 9,990 (US$ 310 / Rs. 20,615 approx.) and will be available in Taiwan from May 6th. No word on the global roll out yet.


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