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HTC Desire 826 (2015) review

Android OS v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Adreno 405
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 826 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 826 phone with 5.5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 826 comes with Android OS v5.0.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2600 mAh, non-removable battery.

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HTC Desire 826 specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 826
ModelD826
Release date2015

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 826 is about 6.46 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (6.22 x 3.05 x 0.31 inches).

Weight6.46 oz
Dimensions6.22 x 3.05 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblue lagoon, dark grey, marshmallow white, purple fire, white birch
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC Desire 826 comes with Android OS v5.0.1 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of Desire 826 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches Super LCD3 display of HTC Desire 826 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper LCD3
Screen size5.5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 826 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 826 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera4 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 826 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 826 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2600 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Desire 826 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2600 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HTC Desire 826 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Desire 826, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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