After numerous leaks and rumours, HTC has finally lifted the curtains off of the Desire 820, a mid-range Android that comes with a 64 bit, octa core processor and LTE as well. For those who don’t know, the HTC Desire 820 is the second phone from HTC having a 64 bit SoC. The first Desire to carry a 64 bit SoC from HTC was Desire 510.
As far as the specifications are concerned, they range from mid – high end, and will probably appeal those who are looking to buy a good looking device but are not willing to shed some serious money. Desire 820 will be the perfect pick in such condition.
Lets dig deeper into the specifications, the Desire 820 features a 64 bit octa core processor, the phone is powered by a Snapdragon 610 (MSM8939) the processor has four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5 gigahertz, and rest of the cores are clocked at 1.0 gigahertz. The processor is coupled with an Adreno 405. Since the phone runs on a 64 bit SoC, HTC will release the Android L on Desire 820 to take full advantage of the 64 bit OS. Currently, it is running Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, the OS is layered by HTC’s proprietary Sense 6.0 UI.
As for other details, the Desire 820 comes with a 5.5 inches of display with 720p resolution. There’s 2 gigs of RAM and 64 gigs of internal storage along with the ability to expand the storage using micro SD card. On the back, you have a 13 mega pixel camera with LED flash, there’s a massive 8 mega pixel sensor on the front. On the front, we also have the iconic BoomSound speakers. The HTC Desire 820 provides you with all the basic connectivities as well as Cat 4 LTE.
As for the release date, the phone will be available somewhere this month and some markets will even get the dual SIM versions. The Desire 820 will be available in a range of colours such as; Tuxedo Grey, Marble White, Santorini White, Tangerine White, Saffron Grey, Monarch Orange, Blue Mist, Flamingo Grey and Milky-way Grey.