Best Price: Rs. 17,849
Display and Design
The HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM features a 5.5-inch multi touch display which has a resolution of 720 x 1,280 pixels (HD) and a pixel density of 267ppi. It has a waistline of 7.7mm and a weight of 155g which is impressive figures in terms of its big size.
Processor and OS
For driving its processes, the HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM is packed with a MediaTek MT6572 chipset featuring a 1.7GHz octa-core Cortex A-53 processor. Paired with a 2GB RAM and Mali T760 MP2 GPU, it ensures smooth and fast performance even while handling a number of powerful applications simultaneously. It ships with Android v4.4 KitKat OS which is a bit disappointing.
Camera and Storage
The HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM comes with a 13MP autofocus camera at the back which supports LED flash, BSI sensor and f/2.2 aperture and can capture quality snapshots even in the dark. It can also be used for recording full HD videos at 30fps. At the front, there is a quality 8MP snapper which, along with a wide range of software tweaks, will produce brilliant selfies. It sports and internal memory of 16GB which is expandable up to 32GB.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a sealed 2,600mAh Li-Po battery, the HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM promises to deliver up to 12.1 hours of talktime and up to 360 hours of standby time over 3G. It supports connectivity options like 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, OTA sync, GPS/A-GPS, tethering, GLONASS, Bluetooth v4.0, USB port and computer sync.
The HTC Desire 820s Dual SIM is a mid range phablet with the major attraction being the improvised cameras. The combination of octa-core processor, 2GB RAM 4G LTE connectivity makes it a good deal. However, a better display was expected at this price.