The dual sim variant of Htc Desire 820 dubbed as Htc Desire 820S dual sim is available for purchase in India. Launched a while back it is a feature packed smartphone from Taiwanese tech giant Htc. The gaining popularity of dual sim smartphones in Indian market has led to many manufacturers to launch dual sim versions of their smartphones. Htc Desire 820S is similar to the single sim variant Desire 820 with the added functionality of dual sim.
Htc Desire 820S runs Android Kitkat out of the box along with comapany’s own Sense 6 UI on top of it. It features a 5.5 inch big HD display and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection is present to protect it against all the occasional nicks and scratches. It would have been very nice if it featured at least a full HD display. Although it will deliver a fantastic movie viewing and browsing experience.
Unlike the single sim variant it features a 64-bit octa-core MediaTek MT6572 processor clocking at 1.7GHz, whereas the single sim variant featured a Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 octa-core processor. It brings on board 2 GB of ram and 16 GB of built-in memory which can be further expanded to 32 GB which is sorts of on the downside as most of the phones now support 64 GB or 128 GB. But with this much ram and processor it will offer a seamless performance and super-fast, butter-smooth multitasking without any lags or hiccups.
Htc Desire 820S sports a 13 MP auto-focus rear camera with BSI sensor and LED flash that is capable of recording 1080p i.e. full HD videos. The front camera is an 8 MP camera which is also capable of recording full HD videos. The camera features are excellent and will definitely woo the selfie crazy fans and people who shoots lot of photos with their smartphones.
It features Htc trademark BoomSound with dual front speakers with built in amplifiers for the music lovers. It also brings on board all the necessary connectivity features like 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS to count a few. It is powered by a 2600 mAh battery underneath which will keep it running for long enough and provide a descent battery life. It is priced at Rs. 24,490 and will be a formidable competitor to all the smartphones at this price range. This elegant smartphone will be available in wide range of colors and tones and you can choose depending on your taste and needs.