HTC at its India ‘Double Exposure’ event has launched the octa-core Desire 820 and quad-core Desire 820q in India, after the announcing the smartphones alongside the Desire 816G in the country late last month. The Desire 820 has been priced at Rs. 24,990, while the Desire 820q has been priced at Rs. 22,500. Both phones will be available in markets from November 4.
The highlight of the HTC Desire 820, which was globally unveiled at a pre-IFA 2014 event, is its 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC (1.5GHz quad-core + 1.0GHz quad-core) with integrated 4G LTE Cat. 4 connectivity. The dual-SIM (Nano-SIM) HTC Desire 820 runs Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense UI skinned on top. The smartphone is the successor to HTC Desire 816 (Review | Pictures). It features a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display.
Contributed By Sonia Narula