HTC Desire 820 

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launchNov, 2014

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Design

  • Attractive, dual-tone design
  • Solid build quality
  • Slim, light-weight

Display

  • Very good display, with good outdoor visibility

Software

  • Beautiful, clean, modern HTC Sense overlay over Android

Performance

  • Smooth, slick performance all-round, backed by top-end hardware (64-bit based octa-core Snapdragon)

Camera

  • Good cameras, both front and back
  • Large dimensions mean single-handed use is out of the picture

Audio

  • Very good front-firing loudspeakers

Battery

  • Decent battery life

More

  • Very good audio/video playback
  • Dual-SIM functionality

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HTC Desire 820 Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
Processor/RAM
ProcessorOcta Core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPUAdreno 405
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)424 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)22.40 hrs
Dimensions
Weight155 gm
Thickness7.87 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
  • HDR
  • BSI Sensor
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 28mm Lens
Secondary Camera8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • BSI Sensor
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
More
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Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Stereo SpeakersYes
More
  • Built-in Amplifiers
  • HTC Boom Sound
  • HTC BlinkFeed
  • WiFi Direct

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