HTC Desire 820G+ TeCake

The Taiwanese smartphone making giant, HTC has introduced its HTC Desire 820G+ in the Indian Smartphone market at Rs. 19, 990. The mobile phone will be available for sale on all major retail stores and e-commerce websites in Santorini White, Saffron Grey and Milky-way Grey color variants.

Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC said, “As our customers create and consume more rich video content and want greater freedom to personalise their smartphones, they are increasingly looking for bigger and better screens, faster processors, amazing sound, and outstanding battery life. We also know that they want more flexibility that comes with expandable memory.”

On the specification front, the HTC Desire 820G+ features a 1.7 GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa core processor paired with a 1 GB of RAM to support Android 4.4 KitKat with ‘HTC Sense 6.0’ UI running over it. For storage purposes, the manufacturer has provided 16 GB of onboard storage to the handset with an expandability option, up to 32 GB via a microSD card.

It is fronted with a 5.5-inch IPS display with 720×1280 pixels of resolution and a 8 megapixel of front-facing camera, which is ideal for selfie clicking and video chatting. Meanwhile, the back of the device sports a 13 megapixel of primary image snapper that is featured with LED flash for low-light photography.

The mid-ranged handset from HTC comes with dual-SIM card slots, 3G support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/A-GPS, 3.5mm stereo audio jack and Micro-USB 2.0, as connectivity options. The company claims that 2600 mAh of battery integrated to the device delivers 12 hours of Talktime and up to 560 hours of standby time.

Besides this, the Taiwanese firm is planning to set up a manufacturing and assembling plant in partnership with Global Devices Network (GDN) at Noida, Uttar Pradesh.


Tech Specs for HTC Desire 820G+
Display 5.5-inch 720x1280p IPS display
Camera 13 rear and 8MP front
Processor 1.7GHz MediaTek MT6592 octa core processor
OS HTC Sense 6.0 UI based on Android 4.4 KitKat
Storage 16 GB


First published on 17 July, 2015
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