HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM officially launched in India for Rs 19990

HTC India has officially revealed the pricing and availability of the HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM today, after it was launched at an event at the end of November. It was announced in China on November 3.


HTC Desire 828 dual SIM Specifications

The HTC Desire 828 dual SIM sports a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display. It is powered by a 1.5 GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T760 GPU. The Desire 828 comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal memory which is expandable up to 2 TB via microSD card slot. The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with HTC’s Sense UI on top.

On the camera front, the Desire 828 has a 13 megapixel rear camera with BSI sensor, LED flash and OIS. It shoots Full HD 1080p videos as well. It has a ultrapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture, 26.8 mm lens for your selfies and video calling. It can also record 1080p videos. The phablet is 7.9 mm thick. The HTC Desire 828 comes with HTC BoomSound and dual front-facing BoomSound stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers and Dolby audio. It has dual SIM (nano) on board.

The Desire 828 comes with 4G LTE (Cat.4), 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS/a-GPS + GLONASS as connectivity options. The phablet has a 2,800 mAh battery under the hood that supports Quick Charge.

The HTC Desire 828 dual SIM is available in Dark Gray and Pearl White color variants and has been priced at Rs 19,990 in India. It will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart starting from Midnight of December 14, 2015. The company also recently launched the HTC One A9 exclusively on Snapdeal couple of days ago.

On this launch, Mr Faisal Siddiqui, President HTC South Asia, said:

“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 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.”

Vignesh Ramakrishna, Director – Flipkart said,

“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.”

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