Desire 830 is HTC's Best Mid Range Smartphone

HTC has announced the Desire 830, successor to their mid-range Desire 820 smartphone. The phone has a plastic build, just like its predecessor, but is much sleeker and more polished. The phone feature’s Boomsound speakers and optical image stabilization, for the first time in a mid-range HTC device.

Intially, the phone will be available in the Taiwanese market. Measuring 157.5 x 78.9 x 7.79 mm , the phone will hit the HTC showrooms in Taiwan on May 6 at NT$ 9,990 (US$ 310 / Rs. 20,615 approx).

HTC hasn’t revealed the international launch date yet.

HTC Desire 830 Key Specifications

Size and Design: 5.5 inch full HD display, with a sleek plastic body. Available in White-Orange and White-Blue color schemes.

Processor: 1.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753T processor with Mali-T720 GPU.

Camera: The front and rear camera’s are pretty good for a mid-range device.

(a) A 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, OIS and 1080p video recording
(b) An ultraPixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture, 26.8mm wide-angle lens.

Audio BoomSound, Dolby audio, dual front facing speakers

Battery: 2800mAh battery

Storage and RAM: 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storag, expandable via a microSD card.

OS and UI: Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with HTC Sense 7 UI

Price & Launch Date: The Phone will release in Taiwan on May 6 at NT$ 9,990 (US$ 310 / Rs. 20,615 approx). No word on international release yet.