The new HTC Desire 826 is now available to buy in the country and comes in two-tone colours including White Birch, Blue Lagoon, and Purple Fire.
Initially launched at CES this year, the HTC Desire 826 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI skinned on top and features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display.
The Desire 826 is powered by an octa-core (1.5GHz quad-core and 1.0GHz quad-core) 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor coupled with Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM. It sports a 13-megapixel (f/2.2) rear camera with 28mm lens, BSI sensor, and LED flash. There is a 4-UltraPixel front camera. The 16GB of inbuilt storage on Desire 826 is expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB).
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Connectivity options on the Desire 826 smartphone include 4G, Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The handset is backed by a 2600mAh battery. The thickness of the smartphone is 7.5mm and it weighs 155 grams.
Commenting on the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC said, "Our consumer today represents an individuality that has quite a resolute fabric, each one being a strong and special personality in their own stride. We at HTC understand our consumer and design products to sit their being. The HTC Desire 826 is yet another effort of ours to combine superior quality features in a stunning smartphone at a smart price."