HTC has launched the Desire 820 and Desire 820q Android Smartphone’s in India for Rs. 24,990 and Rs. 22,500 respectively. The HTC Desire 820 was unveiled back in the November-end and now its goes official to India. Though the prices of the devices are revealed, but would go on sale starting from November 5th. The company also launched the One (M8 Eye) in India for Rs. 38,990, apart from the Desire Eye. In addition, the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer has also launched Desire 516C budget handset in the country priced at Rs. 12,990.
The HTC Desire 820 & Desire 820q sports a 5.5-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and has 1280 x 720 pixels screen resolutions. The Desire 820 is powered with Octa-Core (1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM while the Desire 820q is powered with 1.2 Quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor coupled with Adreno 306 GPU and 1GB of RAM.
Both the devices runs on Android 4.4 with HTC Sense UI on top which can be upgradable to Android 5.0 Lollipop OS and has dual SIM support. It comes with 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and 1080p video recording and it is accompanied with 8MP front facing camera with 1080p video recording. It has 7.74mm of thickness and weighs 155 grams. The HTC Desire 820 & Desire 820q includes wireless connectivity features like 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS. There is 2600mAh battery on the back to power the Smartphone.
“Our new HTC Desire model gives entertainment lovers exactly what they are looking for; a powerful, fast, stylish smartphone that delivers their favourite content on a big screen at a competitive price. With the HTC Desire 820 and HTC Desire 820q, we’ve combined the most advanced technology with the best possible entertainment experience and bold, distinctive design, to deliver a handset that is both desirable and affordable” stated Chia-Lin Chang, President of Global Sales and Chief Financial Officer, HTC.
Price and Availability:
The HTC Desire 820 and Desire 820q comes in different range of colours and is priced at Rs. 24,990 and Rs. 22,500 respectively. Both these Android Smartphone’s would be available to purchase starting from November 5th.