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HTC Desire 820: specifications, release date and price

Promising good specs for a decent price, will the Desire 820 beat some of its high-end counterparts?

The Desire 820 is HTC’s next entry into the mid-range smartphone market. It encompasses the strong design aesthetics in the One series, but adds a nice but of colour to help differentiate it from the competition. It’s one of the first mid-range 64-bit smartphones on the market and also one of the first to use Snapdragon’s 615 processor. Although no confirmed price, HTC has confirmed the Desire 820 is being marketed as a mid-range phone available near the end of September.

HTC Desire 820 specifications

  • Size: 157.7 x 78.74 x 7.74 mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, HD 720
  • Processor: SnapdragonTM 615, 1.5 GHz
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB storage (expandable to 128GB)
  • Camera: 13MP rear, 8MP front
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11a a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • OS: Android 4.4 with HTC Sense skin

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