HTC Desire 820

price Rs. 14,760 onwards launch Nov, 2014
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#117
of 151 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 7 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Attractive, dual-tone design
  • Solid build quality
  • Slim, light-weight
  • Very good display, with good outdoor visibility
  • Beautiful, clean, modern HTC Sense overlay over Android
  • Smooth, slick performance all-round, backed by top-end hardware (64-bit based octa-core Snapdragon)
  • Good cameras, both front and back
  • Very good audio/video playback
  • Very good front-firing loudspeakers
  • Decent battery life
  • Dual-SIM functionality

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Large dimensions mean single-handed use is out of the picture

7 expert review(s)


238+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant (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
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Stereo SpeakersYes
More
  • Built-in Amplifiers
  • HTC Boom Sound
  • HTC BlinkFeed
  • WiFi Direct
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.09/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys