Back in October, HTC launched the Desire 820 alongside a slew of other smartphones such as Desire 820q, Desire 816G and others. However, the smartphone was not let out on sale immediately and it was claimed that it will be hitting the retail shelves in November.

htc desire 820

Earlier this week, media reports pointed out that the HTC Desire 820 and the Desire 820q stocks have started shipping to India and that they will be listed for sale by the weekend. Now, the entrusted Mumbai based retailer @MaheshTelecom has tweeted that the HTC Desire 820 has arrived on stock carrying a price tag of Rs 24,500.

To refresh on the specifications, the Desire 820 is fitted with a 5.5 inch HD 720p display and employs 64 bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 chipset supporting 4G LTE Cat.4 aided by 2 GB of RAM. There is 16 GB of internal storage space that can be expanded externally by another 128 GB. The imaging hardware of the device comprises of a 13 MP primary camera with LED flash, BSI sensor, f/2.2 lens and an 8 MP front facing selfie camera.

The Desire 820 is packed with connectivity features such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4G LTE and GPS/A-GPS. Under its hood, there is a 2,600 mAh battery that is rated to pump in up to 22.4 hours of talk time and up to 424 hours of standby time respectively. Fueled by Android 4.4 KitKat, the smartphone is topped with HTC Sense UI and supports dual SIM functionality.

Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 820
Display 5.5 inch, HD
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 615
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 128 GB
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat, Upgradeable to Android L
Camera 13 MP/ 8 MP
Battery 2,600 mAh
Price 24,500 INR

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