HTC has launched its recently announced Desire 820 smartphone in India at an event in New Delhi.
HTC also unveiled a quad-core variant of the Desire 820, called the Desire 820q. The 820q is also a 64-bit phone.
The HTC Desire 820 is the successor to the Desire 816. The phone is powered by Qualcomm octa-core 64-bit processor with integrated LTE modem.
The Desire 820 features a 5.5-inch 720p display and an 8 megapixel front-facing camera.
HTC also announced the launch of the dual-SIM Desire 816G – a new variant of the Desire 816 smartphone. It is priced at Rs 18,990 and is going on sale this October.
HTC has however not announced the prices for the Desire 820 and Desire 820q and says it would reveal the prices closer to availability.
The HTC Desire 820 features a 5.5-inch 720p display and an 8 megapixel front-facing camera. The HTC Desire 820’s rear camera has a 13 megapixel BSI sensor.
The Desire 820 includes Face Fusion software that allows users to marge their facial features with those of a friend or celebrity; real time Live Makeup, which gives users a preview and allows setting of desired level of skin smoothing before an image is captured; and Photo Booth with which users can capture several moments in a single image.
The HTC Desire 820 will be available in Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White and Milky-way Grey.
The HTC Desire 820 and Desire 820q will be available in India from early November.
The phone was unveiled earlier this month at IFA, Berlin.