HTC Desire 828 Specs & Price

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HTC is a new Android smartphone that is designed to compete in the midrange segment of the market against devices such as the equally-new Gionee S Plus. Like the Gionee device, it crams in a 5.5-inch display and is powered by an octa-core MediaTek processor. The phone’s main camera boasts optical image stabilisation (OIS) feature.

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HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM

Design and Display

HTC Desire 828 parades an attractive appearance, which is just about what you would expect of a device from its maker. With a dimension of 157 x 78.8 x 7.9 millimetres, it should fit nicely into the hand despite its big size.

It packs a 5.5-inch diagonal display with a Full HD (1080p) resolution for great images and colours. Being an IPS panel, the touchscreen should make this device a nice one for watching movies with friends.

Camera and Storage

On the camera front, HTC Desire 828 impresses with a combo of a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The main shooter has LED flash, BSI sensor and, for the first time on a Desire smartphone, optical image stabilisation (OIS).

The OIS feature is commonly seen only on high-end devices. You will be able to record Full HD (1080p) videos with the rear camera. Internal storage memory is 16 GB and this can be extended further by up to a whopping 2 TB using a microSD card.

Power and Performance

HTC Desire 828 is armed with an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor which runs along at speeds of up to 1.5 GHz. The chip is supported by RAM of 2GB capacity.

The phone will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system with HTC’s Sense 6.0 UI skin on top. Juice is supplied by a decent battery with a 2800mAh capacity.

Miscellaneous Specs

Dual-SIM functionality is supported on the HTC Desire 828, which features HTC BoomSound and Dolby Audio technologies for rich sound.

The phone supports 4G LTE connectivity for awesome mobile data speeds on compatible networks. You also get microUSB, Bluetooth 4.1, 3G and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n for your connectivity needs.

Pricing and Availability

HTC Desire 828 is not yet available in Nigeria. When available, you can buy it at leading online stores in the country. HTC Desire 828 Price in Nigeria is expected to range from N60,000 to N85,000 depending on your location in Nigeria.

HTC Desire 828

Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 828:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: ARM Cortex-A53, Octa-core 1.5 GHz
  • GPU: ARM Mali-T720 MP3
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Gray, White
  • Dimension: 157.7 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 150 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM


  • Display: 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
  • Display Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 4MP Camera


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: MicroSD
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
  • 4G LTE: Yes, up to 150 Mbps
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes USB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps:

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No


  • Battery: 2800 mAh Li-Po Battery (Non-removable)
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:

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Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HTC Desire 828 Specs & Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: October 13th, 2019
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