HTC Desire 820

Specifications
HTC Desire 820
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  • 5.5" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 2GB RAM Snapdragon 615
  • 2600mAh Li-Po
Released 2014, November 155g, 7.7mm thickness Android 4.4.2, up to 6.1, Sense UI 7 16GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA, Asia
  HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - Europe
  TD-SCDMA - Asia
4G bands 3, 7, 8, 20 - Europe
  1, 3, 7, 8 - EMEA
  1, 3, 7, 8, 28, 38, 39, 40, 41 - Asia
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2014, September. Released 2014, November
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm (6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Platform
OS Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.1 (Marshmallow), Sense UI 7
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 (28 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Adreno 405
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 2GB RAM
 eMMC 4.5
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.3
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (optional)
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 424 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 22 h 24 min (3G)
Misc
Colors Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tangerine White, Saffron Grey, Flamingo Grey, Blue Misty, Monarch Orange
Models Desire 820
Price About 340 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II 2.0: 728
Basemark X: 4859
Display Contrast ratio: 1327 (nominal), 2.372(sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 65dB / Noise 61dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -92.3dB / Crosstalk -72.2dB
Battery life Endurance rating 49h

User opinions and reviews

  • Anonymous

We even call this an "iron box"

  • BunBun

This phone is great for one thing only and thats listening to music, i got it long time ago after stumbling upon phonearena website audio benchmarks where HTC 820 showed the most powerful audio output through its headphone jack. After hunting one dow...

happy that people still remember this phone

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