HTC Desire 820 (2)
IFA 2014: HTC Desire 820 with 64-bit Snapdragon 615 Octa-core CPU UnveiledHTC Blog

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is reportedly planning to launch the 64 bit processor-powered mid-range handset Desire 820 in India this month.

The company has begun sending out the invites to the select media houses for a launch event on 23 September in New Delhi.

Though there is no mention of the significance of the occasion in the invitation, NDTV sources believe HTC is likely to launch the Desire 820 in India.

HTC Desire 820 was originally unveiled early this month at the recently concluded IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin) 2014 in Germany.

The main USP of the Desire 820 is that the phone boasts of Qualcomm's 64-bit architecture-based chipset, which makes it future-proof for upcoming Android L series software and also support cat.4 LTE network.

Another advantage of 64-bit Octa-core CPU is that device's workload can be efficiently managed, as it will be able to assign a function to separate quad-cores based on the priority.

[Note: iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus are the only devices in the market to ship 64-bit based processor.

HTC Desire 820 sports a 5.5-inch HD display and ships with latest Android OS with Sense UI powered by 2GB RAM, Octa-core processor, 16GB inbuilt memory (128GB).

On camera front, it boasts of 13.0-megapixel camera with BSI sensor, F/2.2, 28mm lens, 1,080p video recording and to attract selfie enthusiasts, company has incorporated a 8.0-megapixel with BSI sensor, full HD recording capability for high-definition video chatting.

Key specifications of HTC Desire 820:

Model HTC Desire 820
Display 5.5-inch HD (1280x720p) screen
OS Android with HTC Sense
Processor 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 series Octa-core CPU (1.5GHz quad-core +1.0GHz quad-core)
Storage capacity 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
Camera Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with BSI sensor, F/2.2, 28 mm lens, 1080p video recordingFront: 8.0-megapixel with BSI sensor, full HD video recording ability
Battery 2600 mAhTalk time: up to 22.4 hours (3G)Standby time: close to 424 hour (3G)
Network 2G, 3G & 4G-LTE (in select markets),
Add-ons Nano SIM (Dual-SIM also available as optional), Bluetooth v4.0 (with aptX enabled), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n; dual band: 2.4 & 5 GHz), micro-USB v2.0,dual frontal stereo speaker with built-in amplifiers(HTC BoomSound technology) Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS,
Dimensions 157.7 x 78.74 x 7.74 mm
Weight 155 g
Colours Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White and Milky-way Grey

[Image Credit: HTC Blog]