At an event held in Delhi, HTC has launched new smartpones – Desire 816G Dual SIM and the much-talked about Desire 820. The Desire 820 will be available in two variants and both will ship during the Indian festive season, around November. The 816G Dual SIM priced at Rs 18,990 is expected to ship in October. There is no word on the pricing for the Desire 820 or 820q.
The Desire 816G dual SIM is said to be a cheaper version of the Desire 816 and comes with the same 5.5-inch display with 1280 x 720 pixels of resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GB RAM.
Some of other features include Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 6.0, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, BoomSound speakers, 8GB onboard storage, micro SD card and dual SIM support. The slew of connectivity options includes Wi-Fi, 3G, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS with A-GPS. A 2,600 mAh battery completes the package.
The next in line is the highly anticipated Desire 820, successor to the company’s Desire 816. The company has launched two variants of this device. The Desire 820 is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor and the Desire 820q comes fuelled by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 quad-core processor. The Desire 820 features 2GB RAM while the 820q gets 1GB RAM.
Besides, other specs of both devices remain same. It weighs 155 grams and measures 15.77 x 7.87 x 0.77 cm. Sporting a 5.5-inch display with 1280×720 pixel of resolution, the Desire 820 models feature a 13-megapixel rear camera, 8 megapixel front camera, and BoomSound speakers. Both devices also support LTE connectivity. The list of specs also includes dual-SIM support, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot and Android 4.4 KitKat.