HTC has been on a launch spree lately in India, and following the recent Indian launch of the One A9, the Taiwanese manufacturer has just launched the new Desire 828 in the country. Priced at Rs. 19,900/-, the dual SIM phone is set to go on sale from December 14th onwards exclusively on Flipkart.
As far as the specifications on the device are considered, the display comprises of a 5.5 inch full HD 1080p panel. Under the hood, the phone houses a 1.5 GHz Octa-Core Mediatek Processor. The memory department consists of 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which can be further expanded to up to 2TB via Micro SD Cards.
The camera department is one of the stronger suites of this device, and the main camera is a 13MP shooter with features such as auto-focus, a BSI sensor and 1080p video recording. Interesting to note is the presence of Optical Image Stabilization on board, which implies that videos and photos will come out without much noise or disturbances involved.
The front facing camera is an HTC UltraPixel camera with a BSI Sensor and an f/2.0, 26.8mm lens, capable of recording videos with resolution of up to 1080p.
The operating system running the show is Android 5.1 Lollipop with HTC’s own Sense UI layered on top of it. There is HTC’s Boom Sound integrated as well, which should promise good sound quality.
The battery on the device has a capacity of 2800mAh. The phone is a dual SIM device, capable of supporting two nano-SIMs with 4G support. Regarding the other connectivity features, there’s Bluetooth 4.1 and WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, with all the other usual connectivity options.
Pricing And Availability:
The HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM will be available in Dark Gray and Pearl White color variants. The company has priced it at Rs. 19,900/-, which puts it directly in competition with the likes of Motorola’s Moto X Play , Xiaomi Mi4 , Asus’ Zenfone 2 line and the OnePlus One and OnePlus X , among others. The phone will be available to buy from December 14th onwards through Flipkart.