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HTC Desire 820 Smartphone Review

Rating: 7.0.

‘Phablet' is a term thrown around a lot these days, with some quick to brand anything bigger than 5-inches a phablet. Well today we look at the HTC Desire 820, a 5.5-inch smartphone which definitely fits within the phablet trend. With an asking price of under £280, is it worth the cash?

After a series of indifferent phones, HTC achieved critical success with its HTC One series of devices. Now their other models seem to be following suit and are generally well received. The Desire 820 released in the UK in March 2015, with a 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chip and 5.5-inch display interesting features to note.


  • 5.5-inch HD display.
  • Snapdragon 615 CPU 1.5GHz.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 13MP primary camera, 8MP secondary camera.
  • Android KitKat 4.4.
  • 2600 mAh battery.
  • 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.

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