A midrange device that’s aimed at stepping up the challenge in the midrange market, that’s what the TC Desire 820 is all about. If you’re looking for a smartphone that will give you more than your money’s worth, this phone is surely a worthy option. Click here to know more about this device.
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|Release Date in Malaysia|
|Processor frequency||1.7 GHz|
|Processor family||Qualcomm Snapdragon|
|Processor architecture||ARM Cortex-A53|
|Display diagonal||14 cm (5.5")|
|Display resolution||1280 x 720 pixels|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB connector type||Micro-USB|
|Headphone connectivity||3.5 mm|
|Weight & dimensions|
|SIM card capability||Single SIM|
|SIM card type||NanoSIM|
|2G bands (primary SIM)||850,900,1800,1900 MHz|
|3G bands supported||850,900,2100 MHz|
|RAM capacity||2 GB|
|Internal storage capacity||16 GB|
|Compatible memory cards||MicroSD (TransFlash)|
|Maximum memory card size||128 GB|
|USB mass storage|
|Operating system installed||Android|
|Operating system version||4.4|
|Rear camera resolution (numeric)||13 MP|
|Front camera type||Single camera|
|Front camera resolution (numeric)||8 MP|
|Video recording modes||1080p|
|Battery technology||Lithium Polymer (LiPo)|
|Battery capacity||2600 mAh|
|Talk time (3G)||17.8 h|
|Standby time (3G)||455 h|
|Colour of product||Blue, White|
|Personal info management (PIM)||Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list|
|Personalization||Icons, Shortcuts, Themes, Widgets|
|Support for contact groups|
|Subscription type||No subscription|
The HTC Desire 820 is a mid-range phone from HTCs mid-tier devices that carries a cut above the rest’s usual specs. For a mid-tier smartphone, it outshines in terms of camera, processor, and design. Its octa-core processor is basically above the standards for a mid-range device. The 13MP is also too generous for its level, and the design of the HTC Desire 820 is something new and playful. The biggest factor which makes this phone a mid-range device is its price. It’s safe to say that this phone is setting the new standard for midrange devices.
This phone boasts an Octo-core Processor, for of it is clocked at 1.5 GHz and the other four cores are clocked at 1.5 GHz. There’s more than enough processing power for this phone to run any heavy applications without overheating even slightly. The monstrous processor of the HTC Desire 820 is also paired with an Adreno 405 GPU, not the latest but still a recent and powerful GPU to render great graphics for graphic heavy games. Lastly, its 2GB RAM will provide your phone enough memory to multitask; run moderate to heavy apps all at the same time without crashing.
For a midrange phone, the HTC desire 820 offers a camera capability which is above its price tag. Its primary camera is 13MP which is equipped with HTC’s UltraPixel sensor and a traditional BSI sensor for a brighter image and wide angle capture. The goodness of its camera doesn’t end there because its front facing camera is surprisingly good and detailed, thanks to its 8MP resolution which is also equipped with a BSI sensor. Its selfie camera is already as good as the rest of the mid-tier phones’ primary camera. It’s safe to say that main selling point of the HTC desire 820 is its glorious camera. With a camera offering like this, why wouldn’t it be?
The HTC Desire 820 flaunts a 5.5-inch display with a 720p resolution and 267 pixel-per-inch pixel density – these display specs are solid choices for a mid-range device. The screen is good enough to deliver all the greatness that this phone offers.