HTC Desire 820S Dual SIM

price Rs. 18,185 onwards launch Mar, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#61
of 92 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 2 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
  • Good performance backed by 64-bit octa-core MediaTek processor
  • Good cameras, both front and back
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life (significant improvement over Desire 820)
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Good front-firing loudspeakers
  • Dual-SIM functionality

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

2 expert review(s)


1,228+ user reviews

OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 5.1
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
Processor1.7 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6752
GPUMali T760
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)560 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)12.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight155 gm
Thickness7.74 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