After launching the HTC One A9 in India recently HTC has finally launched the other awaited smartphone, HTC Desire 828 in India today. The HTC Desire 828 is the first Desire series smartphone to feature Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) and it will be up for sale on the online shopping website Flipkart starting December 14 at a price tag of Rs. 19,990. The Desire 828 will be available in the colour variants of Dark Grey and Pearl White.
HTC Desire 828 dual SIM Specs and Features
The HTC Desire 828 dual SIM smartphone has the dimensions of 157.7 x 78.9. x 7.9 mm and it is 148 gms in weight. The front of the HTC Desire 828 sports a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display having a resolution of 1080 × 1920 pixels. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by an octa core MediaTek MT6753 processor that is clocked at 1.5GHz and this is coupled with paired with a RAM of 2GB space. The smartphone offers internal space of 16GB that is further expandable up to 2TB using a microSD card.
HTC Desire 828 Specification and Price
In the camera department, the smartphone sports a 13MP primary camera on the rear and it has features such as LED flash, BSI sensor, OIS, and it records videos at full HD resolution. On the front, the smartphone houses an UltraPixel camera. The Desire 828 has all the important connectivity features such as 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The phone supports dual SIM usage and runs the Android v5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC’s own Sense UI running on top of it. The smartphone is backed up by a 2800mAh battery.
The President of HTC South Asia, Mr Faisal Siddiqui said during the launch of the smartphone in India, “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 (OIS) 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.”
The Director of Flipkart, Mr. Vignesh Ramakrishna, said during the launch event, “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.”