hTC Desire 826 Review: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons

Review of HTC Desire 826 at a Glance:-

Desire 826 is one of mid range affordable smartphone from hTC with great example of engineering Craftsmanship. Phone has quite decent specifications such as 5.5 inches display, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) OS, 13 MP Front and rear camera, 16 GB internal memory that can be extended up to 32 GB, 2 GB RAM, 4G Enabled,  and 2600 mAh battery. 
It has charismatic design built on plastic body; feels well built with quite Slippery glossy back. The display is bright and vibrant having 1080p resolution and  401 ppi display density produces clear sharp images even look sharp enoegh in sunlight, it has good viewing angle so we can say that the display is one of best in its class. SIM one = 4G, SIM two = 3G only.

The Smartphone is powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 615 SoC with clock speed of 1.7 GHz and Adreno 405 GPU; hardly show any lag even in playing high end games. 
This is great in camera department especially people utilizes front camera for taking a lots of selfies, Both primary and secondary camera have 13MP sensor performing well under good light.
Battery capacity in papers is 2600 mAh but it gives average battery backup while heating problem is also associated with this Smartphone. 

Specification of HTC Desire 826

Operating System
OS- Android
OS Version- v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
CPU- Snapdragon 615
Clock Speed- 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
Core- Quad-core
GPU- Adreno 405

Screen and Display
Type- Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen
Size- 5.5 inches
Display Reinforced
Display Density- 401 ppi

Rear- 13 MP
Front- 13 MP
Max. Video Resolution- 1080p
Max Video Frames- 1080p@30fps and 720p@60fps

Form and Dimension
Phone Dimension- 158 x 77.5 x 8 mm
Form- Bar
Weight- 183 gram

Data Connection and Connectivity 
4G- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900)
3G- TD-SCDMA 1900 / 2100
Bluetooth- v4.1
WiFi-  802.11 a/b/g/n
Headphone Jack- 3.5 mm

Proximity- Yes
Accelerometer- Yes
Light- Yes

Memory and RAM
Internal (ROM)- 16 GB
External (SD)- 128 GB

SIM Type- Nano SIM
SIM Support- Dual SIM

Capacity- 2600 mAh
Stand By- 687 hours
Talktime- 19 hours

Phone’s Available Colour- White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Marshmallow White, Dark Grey and Purple Fire

Pros of HTC Desire 826

  • It supports OTG.
  • Sharp, vivid and blissfully display.
  • HTC BoomSound™ with Dolby Audio™ has really good sound quality. 
  • Touch is smooth with no lag/hang.
  • Plays all graphic intensive and heavy games very smoothly.

Cons of HTC Desire 826

  • Overheating at some times. 
  • Camera has oversaturated photography in daylight and blur in low light, Focus not satisfactory.
  • Battery life is terrible.
  • Battery full charging time is more.
  • It doesn't come with gorilla protection.
  • NFC is not available in this handset.

Solution of Problems in HTC Desire 826

Overheating Problem
Check- How to Solve Heating Issue in Android Mobile Phones 

Battery draining problem 
Check- How to Make Cell Phone Battery Life Longer

Why to buy and Final words about HTC Desire 826

This Smartphone has decent configuration on its price but it is slightly higher as many competitors providing Smartphone in lower price with great specs.
But this Smartphone also retains good points for customer as it has a classical and premium look, smooth lag free performance, BoomSound with Dolby Audio for music lovers.

Minimum Price in Online Stores- Flipkart Snapdeal Amazon(USA)
Rs. 22000
Rs. 22300 N/A $260 USD

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