HTC has started taking pre-orders
for the Desire 828 smartphone, which is the first device in the company's
Desire line-up to feature Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). The pre-order
price for the device is RMB 1,599 (around $255) in China.
Specs-wise, the handset is powered
by a MediaTek MT6753 SoC with octa-core CPU, and sports a 5.5-inch Full HD display.
It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory (which can be expanded up to
2TB), and packs in a 2,800mAh battery.
In terms of camera, the Desire 828
features 13MP rear unit and a 5MP front shooter. Offering dual-SIM support and
4G LTE connectivity, the 7.9mm thick device runs Android 5.1 Lollipop based HTC
Sense 6.0 UI, features dual-front stereo speakers, and comes in white and grey
color options. There is no information on if and when it will be released in