Update 2015-4-6: HTC Desire 826 is available on eBay for approx 23,000 INR

The Taiwanese tech giant unveiled the Desire 826 at the CES 2015 tech show in January. Now, the entrusted retailer Mahesh Telecom claims that this smartphone will be launching soon in India and a pricing of Rs 26,200. He added that the Blue Lagoon, White Birch and Purple Fire color options of the smartphone will be available in the country. The retailer has revealed that the device will be officially released in the country in the next week.

desire 826

When it comes to specifications, the Desire 826 is given a 5.5 inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixel resolution and is equipped with an octa core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor that is teamed up with Adreno 405 graphics unit and 2 GB of RAM. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop topped with HTC Sense UI, the device packs in 16 GB of native memory capacity that can be expanded by another 128 GB.

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For imaging, the HTC Desire 826 features a 13 MP main snapper with LED flash, BSI sensor, 28 mm lens, f/2.2 aperture and Full HD 1080p video recording ability. Also, there is an UltraPixel snapper at the front with wide angle lens and f/2.2 aperture. At the front, the Desire 826 also has dual BoomSound speakers with Dolby audio enhancement. Other goodies of the HTC smartphone include dual SIM with LTE connectivity, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX and GPS for connectivity and a 2,600 mAh battery to energize it.

Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 826
Display 5.5 inch, Full HD
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 615
RAM 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 128 GB
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense UI
Camera 13 MP/ UltraPixel
Battery 2,600 mAh
Price Expected to cost Rs 26,200