HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM With 13MP OIS Camera Now Up For Pre-Order In China

HTC has finally made the Desire 828 official in China and starting today it has been taking pre-order for the Dual SIM smartphone. The HTC Desire 828 will be the first device in the company’s Desire line-up to feature Optical Image Stablization (OIS). The new handset launched will be the successor to the Desire 826 dual sim variant. Talking about the details, it shows up similar features, and what’s new to check out?

Now official with 5.5-inch 1080p display, 13MP camera featuring OIS
Specs-wise, the Desire 828 features a HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, Dolby Audio. The dual nano SIM support and has 4G LTE connectivity with support for FDD LTE Bands: 1,3,5,7,8 and TDD LTE Bands: 38,39,40, 41. It packs a 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display. Powered by a MediaTeck MT6753 Octa-Core 1.5GHz 64-bit processor, rather than packing a Qualcomm S615 CPU, but it also has a graphic input of Mali-T760 GPU.

Memory on the handset, you’ll find a 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage which can furtther expandable up to 2TB via microSD card. The Desire 828 hardware runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI skin on top. Camera-front, it has been equipped with a 13-megapixel rear sensor posing LED Flash, OIS, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording. On its front-facing, the handset fixed with UltraPixel f/2.0 aperture, 26.8mm lens and FHD 1080p video recording capabilities.

The pre-order price for the device is RMB 1,599 (around $255) in China.

In Brief:

  • 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 64-bit processor with Mali-T760 GPU
  • 2GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 2TB via microSD
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual nano SIMs
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS, BSI sensor, 1080p video recording
  • Ultrapixel front-facing camera, f.2.0 aperture, 26.8mm lens, 1080p video recording
  • Dimensions: 157.7×78.9×7.9mm
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • 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 4.1, GPS / A-GPS + GLONASS
  • 2800mAh battery

The HTC Desire 826 Dual SIM is backed by a 2800mAh battery package and will be available in White Pearl and Phantom Grey colors. It is now available for order through official HTC eShop and goes on sale in the country later this month.

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