HTC Desire 826 with 5.5-inch display launched in India

By | April 6, 2015

HTC the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer recently launched one of its mid-range phablet Desire 826 at a price tag of Rs. 25,990. It boasts of a 5.5-inch FHD display and a 13 MP rear snapper. At this price point, it competes head on with recently launched Gionee Elife S7.

“We at HTC understand our consumer and design products to sit their being.” He added that, “The HTC desire 826 is yet another effort of ours to combine superior quality features in a stunning smartphone at a smart price.” said Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC.

The HTC Desire 826 was originally launched in January this year at much talked about CES, Las Vegas, Nevada. It runs Android 5.0 Lollipop layered with HTC Sense UI on top.HTC desire 826 launched in India

HTC Desire 826 is basically the successor of Desire 820. The Desire 826 has been upgraded with UltraPixel camera instead of an 8 MP front shooter found in its predecessor. Apart from this, the 720 p display of Desire 820 has been upgraded to 1080 FHD IPS display in Desire 826. Design wise nothing much has been done!

Now lets see what HTC Desire has to offer in terms of specifications. It features a full-HD 5.5-inch Super LCD 3 display which offers a pixel density of 401 ppi. It draws its processing power from 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and a 2 GB RAM. It supports on board storage of 16 GB and a user can enhance the memory using microSD card up to 128 GB.

The Desire 826 performs decently on the camera front, with a 13 MP rear camera with LED support and a 4 MP Ultra Pixel camera sits at the front side. Desire 826 comes with standard connectivity features like 2G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, dual-SIM card slots, LTE support on both FDD and TDD frequency bands and microUSB 2.0. If you are a music lover then the front facing BoomSound speakers will be treat for your ears as they come with Dolby Audio Technology. The Desire 826 comes power packed with a 2,600 mAh Li-polymer battery.

HTC Desire 826 is now available across major retail stores in India. The color options available are White Birch and Blue Lagoon.

HTC Desire 826 specs:

  • Android 5.0 Lollipop, Sense 6
  • 1.5GHz octa core Snapdragon 615 SOC
  • 5.5-inch 1080p FHD display
  • 401 ppi pixel density
  • Adreno 405 GPU
  • 4MP UltraPixel front snapper, 13MP rear camera
  • Dual SIM support with LTE (both FDD and TDD)
  • 2,600 mAh Li-polymer battery
  • BoomSound front speakers with Dolby sound technology