HTC has extended the HTC desire 820 series with the launch of new HTC 820s with 4G LTE support. With the network speed becoming crucial it is prudent to buy a smartphone with the latest 4G support.
We expect major telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone, Idea and Reliance Gio to expand the 4G network in the 2015/16.
HTC Desire 820 Offers Incredible 13 MP Camera
Also, the phone is priced at Rs. 24,999 and has good hardware specs along with 13 MP rear camera and 8 MP front camera for excellent selfies.
Additionally, it runs on Android Lollipop and HTC Sense 6.0 UI and is powered by the latest Mediatek 6752 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.7 GHz. The smartphone has 2 GB Ram which is adequate for multi-tasking.
Furthermore, the screen size is 5.5 inch with a modest resolution of 1280*720 with 267 PPI, which is rather low for the display size. The screen is protected by the Corning Gorilla glass 3.
Design – The HTC 820s has the signature HTC design for the HTC 820s very similar to the HTC 820 or 816, the front side has the large dual speakers, with a front camera without a flash and the
Specs Details For HTC 820s
- Dual Sim – Yes (GSM+GSM)
- Rear Camera: 13 MP, autofocus, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording
- Front Camera: 8 MP, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording
- Processor – 1.7 GHz True Octa-core MediaTek 6752
- GPU – Mali-T760MP2
- RAM – 2 GB RAM
- Connectivity – 2G/3G/4G
- Screen Size – 5.5 inch
- Resolution and PPI – 1280*720 with 267PPI
- Sound – Boom Sound with Dual Front speakers
- Operating System – Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) moded with Sense UI 6.0
- Storage – Internal Storage 16GB, expandable up to 32 GB via micro SD card
- Battery Capacity – 2600 mAh
- Dimensions – 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
- Thickness – 7.7 mm
- Weight – 155 grams
HTC 820s Vs HTC 820 Comparison
Further, the HTC 820s is very similar to the HTC Desire 820 (price Rs. 23,000) in terms of looks and features and specs.
Both the phones have 2GB Ram, 13 MP rear, and 8 Mp front camera similar battery capacity of 2600 mAh. Also, there is 16 GB internal storage and both are a dual sim with 4G LTE connectivity.
Moreover, the 820 is powered by the Snapdragon 615 processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53.
The octa-core 615 processor from Snapdragon is quite fast and there is not much performance difference between it and the Mediatek 6752 clocked at 1.7 GHz. However, we can expect the HTC 820s to be slightly faster than the HTC 820.
To sum up, the performance, look, and design for both the smartphones are identical. Only HTC can explain why they have two very similar models in the market.