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HTC officially announced the Desire 830 with BoomSound speakers, Octa-core Helio X10, 3GB RAM and 5.5-inch Full-HD display

cjmagowan  —  3 years ago ( May 04, 2016 )    |    Mobile


Mid-rangers isn’t left when considering a tight budget and to give customers a plenty of devices to choose from, HTC released the new Desire 830, a follow-up of last year’s Desire 820. The handset is having a considerable number of upgrades with much improved BoomSound feature together with an ever prominent dual-front firing speakers that reminisces the HTC signature design. If you’d recall, the flagship HTC 10 dumped the dual front speaker features in favor of a more discrete audio speakers from the flagship.

As a mid-range device, the HTC Desire 830 have to settle with a polycarbonate shell but don’t be fooled as the material used as always conforms with the standards that HTC imposed when creating a sturdy and durable handsets. It comes with a large 5.5-inch full-HD 1080p display and is powered by a MediaTek Helio X10 chipset with 8-core processors running at 1.5 GHz. It’s got 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage with microSD support of up to 128 GB microSD cards.The handset measures157.5 x 78.9 x 7.79 mm and will be available in a red or blue accent colors. The HTC Desire 830 will be running Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HTC’s Sense UI on top.

For photography and recording, the Desire 830 comes with a 13 Megapixel main camera with Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) feature and an f/2.0 aperture and a supporting LED flash to help get images out from a low-lit environments. The front facing camera also worth the mention and it’s got a 4 Megapixel UltraPixel imaging sensor, a great way for high-resolution video calls and ultimately for Selfies with high-quality photos.

HTC will launched the handset in Taiwan this coming May 6th for NT $9,999 or roughly around $310. While HTC didn’t divulge further into saying a possible availability on other markets there’s a slim chance for the company to stay indoors and at least expect them to become available outside of Taiwan soon.