HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek SoC Launched Officially

By | November 5, 2014

The Taiwanese vendor HTC unveiled the MediaTek variant of the Desire 820 on Weibo, the social networking website. The smartphone is dubbed Desire 820s and it employs a MediaTek MT6752 SoC that assures to render more power than the Snapdragon 615 SoC in the original model that was announced couple of months back.

The MediaTek MT6752 chipset used in the Desire 820s houses 64 bit enabled quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.7 GHz, whereas that in the original model is clocked at 1.5 GHz and 1 GHz. Along with the processor, HTC has made a change to the GPU department as well by incorporating a Mali T760 graphics unit as in Samsung’s Exynos 5433 SoC rather than the Adreno 405 unit that came along with the Desire 820.

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The other specifications of the Desire 820s remain the same. The dual-SIM HTC Desire 820s runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system and flaunts a 5.5 inch HD display with 1280×720 pixel resolution. It packs a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash and an 8 MP secondary front facing camera as well.

There is 16 GB of internal storage on the Desire 820s that is expandable via micro SD card up to 128 GB. Connectivity wise, the handset includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G and 4G LTE features.


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