HTC Desire 820 Review – Competing for Best Selfie Phone Tag

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Last year HTC did great with HTC Desire 816, which was a mid-range, phone with amazing features. This year HTC is come back to market with the HTC Desire 820. HTC has revealed the Smartphone at an event called IFA.



HTC is one of those companies, which designs the phone and send it to market without any Advertisements. Unlike desire 816 the 820 has got more innovative features with a 64 bit processor.

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HTC Desire 820 Review

The 820 is very elegant and HTC makes unique designs just like the company designs M8. The phone will hit the Indian market on fall of 2014. The best thing about this device is, it has a more powerful processor, and amazing camera with the latest tweaks from company.



The phone is packed with the huge and bright screen of 5.5”. It has 720x1289p resolutions; it is 267pixels per inch. Which is not the best screen in the market, but it is fair enough for people and saves your battery.


The display is LCD capacitive, so multi touch available and HTC Sense UI v6 for the screen makes it brighter. HTC succeeded to make the phone beautiful and handy with the compact and thin design. Overall as of budget phone, the screen is pretty good for users.


Desire 820 is equipped with a more powerful chipset from QUALCOMM. The processor is Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, which is a64 bit octa-core processor. The phone is powered by Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS.


It is pretty fast, in terms of multitasking, every single high end app and heavy 3D games can play on it smoothly. The chipset is coupled with 2GB RAM, which helps the processor to run tasks in a very fast manner. The storage capacity is 16GB and Micro SD can upgrade it to 128GB. Therefore, performance wise the phone is a beast and very fast and smooth.



It is a very good device for those who love to take selfies, because it has an 8MP front camera, snaps amazing photos with effects. Users will be able to take crisp and sharp selfies.




It also has a 13MP Rear camera packed with amazing feature like, autofocus, Geo tagging, live makeup, smiles detections and many more. The video recording is very easy on such high cameras; users can take videos of HD quality from both sensors. Overall the camera is very good, not lagging.


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The Desire is a 4G enabled phone, the international release will make users to play with the high speed network, includes low speed such as GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, HSDPA, and H+ etc. Low network coverage may reduce the battery life. Overall, the phone is compatible with all Networks available in India.

Wrap Up

It has Non-removable Li-Po 2600mAh battery, which is a big battery, but HTC hasn’t specify the battery usage, but says that the Octa-core processors will make sure to deliver high performance with lowest draining power.


The HTC Desire will be available in end of September or maybe next month. It is a good phone for users looking for high features with lower budget so you can go for it.

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