HTC Desire 826 Lollipop-Powered Octa-Core Smartphone Now Available In China

HTC at CES 2015 unveiled its octa-core phone earlier this month and has now available to buy in China. HTC Desire 826 goes on sale from HTC Eshop website, while its the 16GB variant of the smartphone priced at CNY 2,299 (RS. 22,600) and the 32GB version costs CNY 2,499 (Rs. 24,500) respectively.

However, how much the HTC Desire 826 costs is India is unknown as yet, along with its launch date will be updated here at techgiri. Listed already!

This is HTC‘s 4G-enabled Desire 826 smartphone which comes in two variants (single-SIM and dual-SIM) depending upon the regions. Running on Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI skinned on top, the Desire 826 features a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display.

The smartphone is powered by an octa-core (four cores at 1.5GHz and four cores at 1.0GHz) 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor alongside Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM. Boasts 13-megapixel rear camera with 28mm lens, f/2.2 aperture, BSI sensor and LED flash. Front side goes with an 4-UltraPixel shooter. It also includes 16GB/32GB built-in storage options and in further expandable up to 128GB via microSD card slot.

Connectivity wise, the HTC Desire 826 offers 4G (dual-4G), Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. It is backed up by a 2600mAh battery and when talking about dimensions, the smartphone measures 7.5mm and it weighs 155 grams.

Also like to check: HTC has launched its lower-mid range Desire 526G+ Dual SIM in India. Features and Specs, along with price revealed.



  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
  • Octa-Core (1.5 GHz & 1.0 GHz) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor with Adreno 405 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM (optional)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, BSI sensor, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • Ultrapixel front-facing camera, f.2.2 aperture, wide angle lens
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 7.74mm thick and weighs 155 grams
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, Dolby Audio
  • 4G LTE Cat.4 / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS
  • 2600 mAh battery

The HTC Desire 826 comes in two-tone colors including White Birch, Blue Lagoon, and Purple Fire. Available in China to purchase – January 29. It’s not clear if the phone will get a global rollout or not. Expand across the Asia-Pacific region.

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