• 5.5" (1280x720) LCD
  • 2GB
    Snapdragon 615 SoC
    16GB Storage
  • 13-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh

The HTC Desire 820 phone has a 5.5-inch (1280x720) LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 8MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 615 with 2 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 820 (2014), Price: 367 USD
Display5.5" 1280x720 LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 8-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 615 SoC
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery2600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 155g (5.5oz), 157.7x78.7x7.7 mm (6.21 x 3.10 x 0.30 inches)
Price (Market)$367
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Display
TypeLCD
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio67.2%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/60fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh
Talk Time22 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 615
Processor ModelMSM8939
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.5 GHz
RAM Options2GB
Internal Storage Options16GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.2
Communications
LTE Category (Download)LTE CAT4 150 Mbps
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • LTE
WiFi Speed
  • a
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
  • Dual-band
  • WiFi Direct
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
Connector TypeMicro USB
Connector Features
  • USB OTG
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Desire 820 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How much does Desire 820 costs?

The last time we checked, the Desire 820 was retailing at around $367 online. Things may have changed a bit since.

Is the HTC Desire 820 waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Desire 820 is NOT water-tight an has no IP-Rating certification. I.P means Ingress Protection, which is the level of protection against dust or water that could get into phones.

Is the Desire 820 Dual-SIM?

No, the Desire 820 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things could be different in Asian markets. We mostly track United States data.

Is the Desire 820 4K?

No, the Desire 820 1280x720 display resolution is not 4K. 4K is normally defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has even more similar resolutions for Cinema and Televisions.

Is the Desire 820 capable of Wireless Charging?

No, the Desire 820 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Does Desire 820 support Qi Wireless Charging?

No, the Desire 820 does not support Qi Wireless Charging.

Is the Desire 820 4G?

Yes, the Desire 820 is a 4G-LTE smartphone that is rated 4G LTE cat4 (150 Mbps).

Does the Desire 820 operates on 5G wireless?

No, the Desire 820 is not a 5G NR handset.

Is the Desire 820 USB-C?

No, the Desire 820 is not a USB-C handset.

Does the Desire 820 have a removable battery?

No, the Desire 820's battery cannot be removed.

HTC Desire 820 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Slingshot 3.1

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better