The 155 gram handset features 5.5” wide HD screen display with 720x1280 pixels resolution and measures  157.7 x 78.74 x 7.74 mm. The device has best in the class 13-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera for selfie lovers. The dual-SIM HTC Desire 820s runs on Android 4.4 KitKat Operating System.

The f/2.2 aperture on the 13 megapixel BSI sensor will mean better results in low light, continuous shooting mode is an added advantage.

The phone is clocked at 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor complimented by 2GB worth of RAM and comes clubbed with dual SIM slots, fixed with HTC’s signature BoomSound front facing speakers, the device aims at enhanced audio experience.

"Our customers are gradually looking for bigger screens, faster processors, network speeds and outstanding battery life. They are creating and consuming rich video content and want greater freedom to personalise their smartphones. We know they love the flexibility that comes with expandable memory," Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC was quoted as saying.

The phone is equipped with 16 GB internal storage memory and an option of expanding storage through microSD card of up to 32 GB.

The device has been packed with 2600 mAh battery to fuel its operations, the company claims that once the battery is fully charged it can give talktime of 12.1 hours on 3G network.

The phone comes with LTE capability as well and along with all this it gets Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, micro USB port, 3.5 mm jack, and GPS on the connectivity front.