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HTC launches HTC Desire 820 , 820q and 816G in India

HTC has rolled out the new HTC Desire 820 in India. It has also launched  HTC Desire 820q and  HTC Desire 816, called the Desire 816G, which has been priced at Rs. 18,990.

The HTC Desire 820 which was globally unveiled at a pre-IFA 2014 event. It features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display . The smartphone  has dimensions 157.7×78.74×7.74mm and weighs 155 grams. The HTC Desire 820 is powered by 2.5 Ghz 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC (1.5GHz quad-core + 1.0GHz quad-core) with LTE modem. The HTC Desire 820 has 16GB inbuilt storage that can be expandable upto 128 GB via microSD card. The Desire 820 supports  dual-SIM (Nano-SIM). The  HTC Desire 820 runs Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense User interface on top.. The Desire 820 is high on  connectivity features  that include FM radio, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi,  GPRS/ EDGE, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE connectivity. The HTC Desire 820 will be available in Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White and Milky-way Grey.

The HTC Desire 820 is equipped with 2 GB RAM. It sports  a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and BSI sensor,the camera gets af/2.2 lens. You will also get an 8-megapixel secondary front selfie shooter. With a 8 MP front camera you can get high quality selfies. The Desire 820 includes Face Fusion software which allows users to merge their facial features with other people,  you get  real time Live Makeup, which gives users a preview and allows setting of desired level of skin smoothing before you capture an image . You also get Photo Booth with which you can capture several moments in a single image.

The HTC Desire 820 includes a 2600mAh battery which is credited to deliver up to 22.4 hours of talk time in 3G and 424 hours of standby time in 3G. The HTC Desire 820 offers support for HTC’s Dot View case which enables instant access to your phone without  having to open the cover. The HTC Desire 820q is also a Dual Sim (nano sim) smartphone ,is powered by a 1.2 quad-core processor   and has 1GB of RAM. Rest of the features are almost similar to that of  the HTC Desire 820

The Desire 816G on the other hand is almost similar to the Desire 816 which was launched in the month of April this year at 23,990 in India .  The new 816G smartphone does not feature LTE connectivity unlike the former version. It comes with a 1 GB RAM compared to 1.5 GB of Desire 816.

The dual-SIM Desire 816G also comes with a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor that is slower than the 1.6GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 CPU of  Desire 816 . The two smartphones share all other  specifications including Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6.0, 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers, dual SIM support and 3G HSPA+ connectivity etc.This smartphone will be available in the month of October.

The two smartphones Desire 820 in India and HTC Desire 820q will be made released in the market from early November. The pricing of these smartphones has not been revealed yet .

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