HTC in a private media gathering ahead of CES 2015, introduced the new HTC Desire 826. The new Desire 826 succeeds the old Desire 820, which was the first 64-bit Android smartphone launched last year at IFA, Berlin.
Desire 826 is totally a flagship material device. It incorporates many of the quietly brilliant HTC technologies and greatly improves upon some of them. For instance, Desire 826 has the HTC BoomSound technology but with slimmer speakers now and Dolby Audio included. It also will have the the HTC EYE software suite which greatly improves the imaging experience on HTC smartphones.
Looking at the specifications, HTC Desire 826 has a 5.5-inch Full HD (1080p) display clad into a poly-carbonate body. It’ll comes bundled with Android 5.0 Lollipop which will run on a eigth-core 1.7Ghz (64-bit) Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 processor backed by a 2GB RAM. On the back is a 13-megapixel shooter while the front camera would take UltraPixel images. To power this all up, the Desire 826 will pack an average 2600 mAh battery.
There’s no word on what will the device cost but we do know that it’s headed to Asia-Pacific region first, later this month. You can subscribe to email updates (here) about when the device will be available in your region.