HTC Desire 820 specification and prices
First information about the Desire 820 by HTC appeared on September 2014 and the first offers appeared on November 2014. This mobile phone belongs to the middle price range: the lowest HTC Desire 820 cost in USA for now is $219.99. The mobile phone is on sale from carriers including AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile USA, Metro PCS as well as retailers like Best Buy, Wal-Mart.
The mobile phone runs on the most popular platform on the market for now - Android OS. Desire 820 has released with the already old at the moment Android version: 4.4.2 (KitKat). It means that the mobile phone will run most part of the old games and apps and a very few number of the newest ones with this default OS version. The cell phone has Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) processor that provides a great performance. It runs 2 GB RAM that is an average amount of memory for normal usage.
The Desire 820 has powerful 13 megapixel primary camera. It will produce great photos and videos. The camera has aperture size 2.2. It is a not very large aperture for a mobile phone and it will allow the HTC Desire 820 to let in more light to make satisfactory quality photos at night. Desire 820 8 megapixel front camera is great for selfie lovers. Rear camera of Desire 820 can shoot full HD high definition video, which image is not so awesome as 4K but is also very bright and clear.
The HTC Desire 820 has a rather big 5.5 inch display size. It means that a lot of users will experience difficulties using the cell phone with one hand. Such screen size has cool benefits in compare to the smaller display: it's more handy to use the display as a viewfinder, better for watching movies and great for browsing the web.
Desire 820 has non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery, that can provide up to 424 hours of standby time and about 22 hours of talk time. It is excellent battery life results.
The phone's weight is 155 grams (5.47 oz), it is 157.7 mm (6.21 in) high, 78.7 mm (3.10 in) wide and has a 7.7 mm (0.30 in) depth what means that this phone is thin.
You can buy Desire 820 in Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tangerine White, Saffron Grey, Flamingo Grey, Blue Misty or Monarch Orange colors.
Internal Storage & RAM
- 2014, September
- Available. Released 2014, November
- Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
- Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
- Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
- Adreno 405
- 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm, autofocus, LED flash
- 8 MP, f/2.3, 1080p
- 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
- Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
- 5.5 inches
- 720 x 1280 pixels (~267 ppi pixel density)
- LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3 - HTC Sense UI 7.0
- Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
- About 424 h
- About 22 h 24 min
- 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm (6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 in)
- 155 g (5.47 oz, 0.34 lb)
- Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tangerine White, Saffron Grey, Flamingo Grey, Blue Misty, Monarch Orange
- 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
- microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
- v4.0, A2DP, aptX
- Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Yes (optional)
- FM radio
- microUSB v2.0, USB Host
- Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
- GSM / HSPA / LTE
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA, Asia HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - Europe TD-SCDMA - Asia
- LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - Europe LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900) - EMEA LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - Asia
- HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
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