Desire 826 announced

HTC announced a second Desire at CES, the Desire 826.

It’s seems to be a nice “little” phone, Below is from HTC.

It’s a new year and with that comes new devices! Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, HTC announced our latest device – the HTC Desire 826.

Built with flagship-level specifications, the Desire 826 comes wrapped in the vibrant, bold design you’ve grown to love in the Desire devices, and delivers unparalleled BoomSound experience now with Dolby Audio. You crave uncompromising mobile experiences, and the HTC Desire 826 delivers through extraordinary design, exceptional speed, superior sound, and best-in-class cameras.

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Designed for those who aspire to a brilliant life

HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio – HTC revolutionized mobile audio with the first dual front-facing stereo speakers on a smartphone. Now, we are raising the bar for mobile audio yet again with the HTC Desire 826, bringing truly immersive BoomSound with Dolby Audio surround sound to your phone for an experience unlike anything you’ve heard before on a smartphone.

HTC is the first smartphone company to combine dual front-facing stereo speakers, a finely tuned sound profile and Dolby’s decoding technology to deliver an end-to-end multi-channel audio solution. Listeners can experience sonic depth and breadth not previously heard on a mobile device, giving every media experience an epic, true-to-life sound that jumps out of the speakers and off the screen. The package also includes an audiophile-grade headset that is carefully tuned for HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio, delivering the cinematic surround sound experience wherever you are.

Cinematic-quality screen – Incredible sound deserves a brilliant screen, so the HTC Desire 826 offers a vivid, 5.5” Full HD 1080p display that brings cinematic quality to your mobile world; those instantly streamed or downloaded tracks and movies have never looked better.

Capture, Share and Cherish the best of “You” – For the first time, HTC is bringing the UltraPixel camera to the front of the phone, helping you take stunning self-portraits in any light condition, even in extreme darkness. Together with HTC’s acclaimed HTC EYE Experience, the incredible front and 13 megapixel rear cameras capture cherished moments in stunning quality so you can look your best.

The HTC Desire 826 is also available with a 13 megapixel front-facing camera that captures amazing, fine detail.*

Vibrant, bold, beautiful — Gorgeous, soft-touch matte sides make the phone comfortable and easy to grip. Subtle speaker grills disappear into the design to maintain the phone’s clean lines for an unrivalled audio experience that enhances the look of the device. The HTC Desire 826’s simple yet bold, dual-tone color and dual finish expresses your individualism through vivid colors such as White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and more. The unique colors and materials pop from the phone to express your own personal style.

Octa-core processor – Underneath the stylish design is more than enough power for your mobile life: the HTC Desire 826 features an all-new Qualcomm® Snapdragon 64-bit processor that enables instant, seamless multitasking, gaming, and 4G LTE streaming to get the most out of the latest Android Lollipop software with HTC Sense.


The HTC Desire 826 will be available with mobile operators and major retailers in Asia-Pacific beginning at the end of January 2015 and will roll out in other regions over subsequent months.

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* in select regions.