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Welcome the HTC Desire 820 in multiple colours


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Today HTC at IFA 14 in Berlin has shown off the brand new super colourful handset, called the HTC Desire 820.

HTC is calling a Double Shot construction technique, the phone features a single unibody design with multiple colours fused into one solid piece.


The Desire 820 will be available across the world beginning at the end of September, and HTC has offered up no pricing or specific availability details at this point. It’ll be available in Marble White (glossy colour), Tuxedo Grey (matte colour), Santorini White (glossy), Milky-way Grey (glossy), Tangerine White (glossy), Saffron Grey (glossy), Flamingo Grey (glossy), Blue Mist (glossy), and Monarch Orange (glossy).

HTC Desire 820 specs

Component Description
Screen size 5.5 inches
Screen type Pending
Resolution 1280×720 (720p)
Pixel density 267 ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 615
Type Octa-core
Speed 1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz
GPU Pending
Storage 16GB
Expansion MicroSD
Camera 13MP
Flash Yes
Front-facer 8MP
Battery 2600 mAh
OS Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6
Bands Differ by country/carrier
SIM type Nano SIM (dual nano SIM in some markets)
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 + 5GHz)
NFC Pending
Infrared Pending
Sensors Ambient light sensor / proximity sensor / accelerometer
Build Two-tone unibody
Size 157.7×78.74×7.74mm / 155 grams

The handset is also slim and light, at 7.74mm and weighing 155g. Also included with the device is a return of the Dot View case, which featured on the HTC One M8.

The real talking point of the device however is the big 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The highest resolution of just about any smartphone currently available, HTC has packed a ‘live make-up’ function into the phone that will beautify users straight in camera.

On the rear of the device is a f.2.2 13-megapixel camera unit, while inside HTC has crammed a hugely powerful 64-bit octo-core processor from Qualcomm.

Chris Hare
A True Tech Geek at Heart, I Started my life of being a Tech Geek at the age of 5 with the BBC Micro. Went on through most of Nintendo stuff and now a Xbox and PlayStation fan. I also leaked the information about the leaked Hotmail passwords story from October 2009 that went World Wide. I Started writing tech articles at the beginning of 2011, most of my articles are about Android phones and Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and other gaming news. When Chris has free time its with the family.

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