HTC Desire 820 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

HTC Desire 820
  • Released 2014, November 155g, 7.7mm thickness Android 4.4.2, up to 6.1, Sense UI 7 16GB storage, microSDXC
  • Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) Adreno 405 Nano-SIM About 380.8 USD
  • 5.5" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 615
  • 2600mAh Li-Po

HTC Desire 820 overview

HTC Desire 820 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, November. HTC Desire 820 has 5.5 inch, LCD, a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. HTC Desire 820 uses Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm) chipset, Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, Adreno 405 GPU. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. HTC Desire 820 has 13MP Single main camera, 8MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Po 2600 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of HTC Desire 820 is about 380.8 USD.

Score the key features of HTC Desire 820 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 95 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 47 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 36 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 66 / 100 points
  • Price: 44 / 100 points

HTC Desire 820 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA, Asia
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - Europe
TD-SCDMA - Asia
4G bands 3, 7, 8, 20 - Europe
1, 3, 7, 8 - EMEA
1, 3, 7, 8, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41 - Asia
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2014, September. Released 2014, November
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm (6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM

DISPLAY

Type LCD
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.1 (Marshmallow), Sense UI 7
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 405

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM
  eMMC 4.5

MAIN CAMERA

Single 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, HDR
Video [email protected], [email protected]

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 8 MP, f/2.3
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (optional)
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass

BATTERY

Type Li-Po 2600 mAh, non-removable
Stand-by Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tangerine White, Saffron Grey, Flamingo Grey, Blue Misty, Monarch Orange
Models Desire 820
Price About 380.8 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 728
Basemark X: 4859
Display Contrast ratio: 1327 (nominal), 2.372(sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 61dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -92.3dB / Crosstalk -72.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 49h

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