HTC unveils Desire 820 with 5.5-inch display and 64-bit processor

Himanshu Arora

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HTC has updated its Desire line of smartphones with the new Desire 820, unveiled at IFA today. The smartphone retains the look of its predecessor, the HTC Desire 816, while sporting a new 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display,...

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Gaara

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The Phone is Super wow sporting a new 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. .. but here is the problem --------> ( 2600mAh battery ) <------- why not 3000 or 3000mAh?
 

Skidmarksdeluxe

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The Phone is Super wow sporting a new 64-bit octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC, 5.5-inch HD (720x1280 pixels) display, 2GB RAM, and 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. .. but here is the problem --------> ( 2600mAh battery ) <------- why not 3000 or 3000mAh?
Simple.
1. Newer architecture and newer technology = more efficiency hence less power consumption. (Or so we're told)
2. Price. (It's a mid range device after all)
 
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Railman

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Looks like a capable phone but integral battery and the position of the camera lens are its main failings. Why place the lens in the corner where it is likely to be touched by fingers?