HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Specs, Price, and Best Deals

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G
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The HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G is the first smartphone from HTC this year. The smartphone is the successor of the HTC Desire 20 Pro and it falls under the upper-midrange category.

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The phone has a beautiful body design, a 48 MP quad-camera setup, a big battery with fast charging, and a large display size of 6.7 inches.

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Key Specs & Features

  • 6.7 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi)
  • Android 10
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM6350 Snapdragon 690 5G (8 nm)
  • 8GB RAM
  • 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • 48 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Cameras
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint (Rear-Mounted)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5G Network
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Quick Charge 4.0+
  • Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G

Design and Display

The HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G comes in a quality body that gives it a look of a flagship device. It comes with a centered punch-hole display upfront and also a four-camera layout on the back.

The rounded rectangle camera layout is similar to what we see these days on Realme and Redmi phones. You will get the volume rockers and power button with fingerprint embedded on the right side. Its whole body measures 167.1×78.1×9.4 mm and weighs 205g.

The HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G offers a screen size of a 6.7-inch FHD+ LCD with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and 393 PPI density. The screen packs a 20:9 aspect ratio and features a 90Hz refresh rate.


On the camera department, the maker equipped the device with a 48MP f/1.8 main camera, follows by a secondary camera of 8MP f/2.2 ultra-wide with 118-degree FOV, and two 2MP f/2.4 sensors for macro shots and depth effects.

The camera features Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama and it can record 4K videos. The punch-hole on the front houses the 16 MP camera for selfies.

Hardware and Software

The HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 690 5G SoC that relies on an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.0 GHz. It has Adreno 619 GPU for graphics and runs on Android 10 OS.

Furthermore, there is an inbuilt memory of 128GB with 8GB RAM. There is also a MicroSD slot for further expansion of storage.

Battery and Network

The massive 5,000mAh battery on the phone is backed by both 18W fast charging technology and Quick Charge 4.0+. The battery will keep the device on for a whole day.

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The network option available on the HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G includes 5G NR, 4G LTE, NFC, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz, GPS, BeiDou, GLONASS, Galileo, and also micro USB for charging and files transfer.

HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G Price and Availability

The HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G will sell for $428 and you have two options to choose from like Star Blue, and Fantasy Purple.

In Nigeria, it will cost about 170,000 Naira, around 2,600 Ghs in Ghana, and 48,000 ksh in Kenya.

HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G Specs

Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 20 Pro 5G:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM6350 Snapdragon 690 5G (8 nm), Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 560 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 560 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 619
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Blue, Purple
  • Dimension: 167.1 x 78.1 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: 205 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.7 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~393 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No


  • Rear Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide) + 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro) + 5 MP, f/2.4, (depth) Quad Cameras, [email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16 MP Camera, (wide), HDR, [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 28, 41, 78 SA/NSA

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go


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


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


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

Sensors & Control

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

Other Features

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


  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Specs, Price, and Best Deals was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: February 18th, 2021
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