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HTC Desire 820 : Review , Specification and Price

HTC Desire 820 : Review , Specification and Price

by Abhishek VoheraNovember 14, 2014

HTC is expanding its portfolio to different markets of the world. It had been launching many new devices since a long period of time. HTC Desire 816 was bit higher in price, so company decided to launch its cheaper variant that is HTC Desire 820. HTC had targeted the mid range market of India by launching this smart phone. Let us have a look on excellent features of this smart phone. Here they are:


Features of HTC Desire 820

Some of the brilliant features of this superb smart phone ate listed below. You must have a look over them.

Design and Display

Desire 820 supports a bug screen of 5.5 inches with screen resolution of about 720 x 1280 pixels and pixel density of about 267 ppi. The display is protected with Gorilla Glass 3 Protection. It has got round corners and is a sleek looking device. Its body is made from plastic like most of the Taiwanese brands. This smart phone is lighter in weight than its predecessor and looks really cool.

It is available in different colors like Santorini white, Texedo Greay, Tangerine White, Marble White, Saffron Grey, Blue Mist, Milky way grey, Monarch Orange, and Blue Mist. But, bad news for Indian users is that HTC Desire 820 will be available in few of these colors.

Processor & OS

The device is powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor which is Octa core and is also 64 bit. It will be superb for the new Android L to work on this device after its arrival. The 2 GB RAM of this smart device is great enough to handle multitasking with ease. It is powered with Android Kitkat 4.4.4 and will surely get an update to Android L after the launch of this new Android OS by Google. The phone wis also having HTC Sense UI and will make the phone easily operable.


The camera of this smart phone will surely impress you. The 13 MP rear camera of this device is wonderful to capture crystal clear pictures and also comes with LED flash. Another great thing is that the front camera of this device is of 8 MP and this makes it possible to capture excellent selfies. You can use the front camera for 3G calling purpose too. YOU can shoot at 1080p using HTC Desire 820’s front camera.

HTC desire 820

Memory and Other Features

It will be having 16 GB onboard storage memory and you can add on memory card to improve its memory by 128 GB. It supports 4G LTE networks and has got IR Blaster. The front speakers are just awesome with booming sound.


HTC Desire 820 is a Smart Phone Powered By Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 6 and 13 MP Auto Focus Camera. The price of the phone is about Rs. 24990 and it is in the moderate zone with the amazing features.

HTC Desire 820 Verdict

Why to buy HTC Desire 820?

  • The rear and front camera are amazing to capture some beautiful photos
  • The 2 GB RAM makes multitasking easy
  • 16 GB onboard storage and 128 GB expandable memory can make storing data easy.

Why not to buy HTC Desire 820?

  • The display is still an IPS display
  • Only few colors will be available in most of the HTC markets
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About The Author
Abhishek Vohera
Abhishek Vohera is the Founder and Chief Editor at Above Android. He is from Mumbai, India. Abhishek is a Software Engineer at Multi-National Company by profession and Blogger and SEO expert by passion. He is crazy about Android and a true Google Fan Boy.