HTC Desire 820G+ is an upper mid-range, Android smartphone that appears ready to deliver a bit more for its price. The dual-SIM phone features a large HD display, impressive camera configuration and a powerful octa-core processor to drive pleasurable user experience.
Build and Screen
HTC Desire 820G+ flaunts a slim design at just 7.7mm thick, but it is a bit bulky at 155 grams. Although the phone features a plastic build, it is nonetheless attractive as you would expect of a device from its Taiwanese maker.
It is available in several attractive colours. HTC Desire 820G+ sports a massive 5.5-inch touchscreen with an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, making for a screen that is decently sharp.
Camera and Storage
HTC Desire 820G+ also impresses with its camera offerings. On the rear is a 13-megapixel shooter with LED flash, autofocus, face and smile detection, HDR and touch focus, amongst other features, to enable you capture awesome images.
HTC also provides a generous 8-megapixel snapper on the front of the device to help you take some of the best-quality selfies. The main camera has Full HD (1080p) video recording capability, while the secondary shooter can record HD (720p) videos.
The HTC Desire 820G+ comes with ample 16 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded via a microSD card slot.
Performance and OS
Furnished with a powerful octa-core MediaTek MT6592 processor, HTC Desire 820G+ looks like a device that is capable of serving out robust performance. The processor, clocked at 1.7 GHz, is paired with a Mali 450-MP4 GPU and 1 GB of RAM.
HTC Desire 820G+ runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system, which is overlaid with HTC’s Sense user interface, to give users access to some of the best features on the platform.
HTC puts a 2000mAh Li-Po battery in charge of supplying juice to run the Desire 820G+ and the battery has a talk time of up to 32 hours. The phone includes a dual-SIM feature to enable you use two SIM cards at the same time.
Dual speakers with BoomSound technology provide quality sound, while 3G connectivity lets you enjoy high-speed data connections. You also get Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n.
Pricing & Availability
HTC Desire 820G+ is not yet available in Nigeria. We have no information on pricing and availability for Nigeria. HTC Desire 820G+ Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N50,500 to N75,000 at launch.
HTC Desire 820G+ Specs
Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 820G+ Smartphone:
- Platform: Android, HTC Sense 6 UI
- Processor: 1.7GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek MT6592)
- GPU: Mali 450MP4
- Memory: 1GB RAM
- Colours: White, Gray
- Dimension: 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: 154.5 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 5.5-inch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
- Display Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
- Built-in Storage: 16 GB Storage
- Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes, up to 21Mbps
- HSPA+: Yes, up to 42Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- FM Radio: –
- Loudspeaker: Yes, Dual front-facing stereo speakers
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: No
- Temperature Sensor: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: No
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No (download at store)
- Battery: 2600 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
- Standby Time: up to 12 hours (3G)
- Talktime: up to 560 hours (3G)