Our Opinion

The HTC Desire 828 Dual (2GB RAM, 16GB) is a slightly better phone, but the Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition is slightly better value for money. Which phone should you buy? It’s a close call, but if your budget allows for it, then HTC Desire 828 Dual (2GB RAM, 16GB) might be a slightly better choice.

HTC Desire 828 Dual (2GB RAM, 16GB)  Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition 
HTC Desire 828 Dual Motorola Moto G Turbo Edition
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Excellence Score
15.9
15.8
Value for Money Score
25.5
29.7
Price ₹ 17,500 onwards ₹ 14,499 onwards
Launch Date (India) Dec, 2015 Dec, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 LollipopNo updates expected Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 6.0 MarshmallowNo more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Display Features N/A IPS LCD
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name MediaTek MT6753Ranked #64 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Qualcomm Snapdragon 615Ranked #62 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-T720MP3 Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 13.0MP 13.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features BSI Sensor, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) F/2.0 Aperture, Field of view (FOV) 76 degrees, Quick Capture (twist wrist to launch camera), Tap anywhere to capture, 4X digital zoom (drag to zoom in/out), Slow motion video, Video iHDR, Auto HDR, Video stabilization, Burst mode, Panorama, Manual focus and exposure controls, Timer
Secondary Camera 4.0MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features HTC UltraPixel, BSI Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 26.8 mm Lens, Full Video Recording F/2.2 Aperture, Field of view (FOV) 72 degrees, Display flash, Tap anywhere to capture
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 2 TB up to 32 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.9 mm 11.6 mm
Weight 148 gm 155 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant Yes, IP67 Rated (up to 1m for 30 mins)
Battery Capacity 2800 mAh 2470 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging Yes, TurboPower
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio; HTC BlinkFeed; Noise Filtration TurboPower (for up to 6 hours of use from 15 minutes charging); Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold
  • Sleek design
  • Good display - crisp and vibrant display
  • HTC's Sense UI has useful added features, and is one of the better skins overlaying Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good audio quality
  • Good battery life
  • Good build quality
  • Compact, attractive and beautiful design
  • Water and dust resistant
  • Good ergonomics - comfortable to hold with one hand
  • Good display - bright with rich colors
  • Moto Display feature - get notifications on the lock screen, even with the display off
  • Motorola's UI is lean and close to stock Android
  • Good speed/performance
  • Good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life
  • Support for "quick charging" (up to 6 hours of use with a 15-minute charge)
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average camera

No Major Negatives!

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