The 64-bit Android smartphone
Display and Design
The HTC Desire 820 comes with a large 5.5-inch TFT multi touch capacitive Super LCD2 display which poses an HD resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels translating to a pixel density of 267 ppi. It is wrapped in a double toned unibody outfit which is available in multiple colors and a thickness of just 7.74mm.
Processor and OS
The main highlight of the latest product from HTC's stable is the configuration under the hood. At the heart of the device, you can find an octa-core Cortex A53 processor. While four of the eight cores are clocked at 1.5GHz, the remaining four run at 1GHz. The 64 bit processor will certainly provide more energy, handle tasks more efficiently and utilize the RAM's capacity in a better manner. Combined with the 2GB RAM, this processor will surely create new standards in terms of performance. The presence of Adreno 405 GPU ensures rich graphics
As expected, the phablet will also be loaded with the recently launched Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS which is expected to be upgraded.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The HTC Desire 820 brings some really interesting news for shutterbugs, especially with the 13MP autofocus camera which supports LED flash, a f/2.2 lens of 28mm aperture, BSI sensor and is capable of shooting full HD videos. With an equally stunning 8MP shooter that can shoot 1080p movies on the front, this phablet will surely win the hearts of those belonging to the selfy crazy generation.
For storage purposes it will come with an internal memory of 16GB expandable via microSD slot. The dual front speakers with integrated amplifiers and powered by BoomSound provide amazing sound.
Battery and Connectivity
Keeping the HTC Desire 820 juiced up is a Li-ion battery having a capacity of 2,600mAh. From the connectivity point of view, it will be equipped with 3G, LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB port, GLONASS and GPS.
The HTC Desire 820 is the successor to the Desire 816 and the first product of its kind to bring a 64-bit processor with the latest Android platform. The handset may look big but the vendor has managed to keep its thickness limited to 7.74mm. It comes in a decent budget with several color options and boasts of mind boggling cameras at both ends.