In an event in Delhi last month, HTC has announced the company’s latest smartphone – HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM and they haven’t revealed the pricing & availability of the device. Now, today the company has launched the smartphone in India at a price tag of Rs. 19,990 & it is available exclusively on Flipkart. The HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM comes in Dark Gray & Pearl White colour and it will be go on sale on December 14th, 2015 (12:00 A.M.) onwards.
HTC Desire 828 Dual First Impression
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President HTC South Asia, said:
“The all new HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM gives you top-tier imaging and advanced features at a price you’ll love. We are proud to unveil the first HTC Desire phone to feature Optical Image Stabilisation in its main camera and HTC UltraSelfie for a remarkable imaging experience and unparalleled selfies. With the HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM, we deliver an exquisite and personalised experience to our customers.”
Vignesh Ramakrishna, Director – Flipkart said:
“The portfolio of Desire smartphones by HTC has done extremely well in India. We are happy to launch the latest addition to this series exclusively on Flipkart. Backed with interesting features and new age technology, we are positive that this new product offering will resonate well with customers and lead to greater adoption.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is powered by an 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor which is paired with Mali-T760 GPU & 2GB of RAM. It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with HTC Sense UI on top of it and it has 16GB in-built memory which can be expanded further upto 2TB by using microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 13-megapixel rear camera with optical image stabilization (OIS) and an Ultrapixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features like 4G LTE Cat.4 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / A-GPS + GLONASS.
It packs 2800mAh battery.
It has dual-front-facing BoomSound stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers and it has Dolby audio.