HTC Desire 825 with Snapdragon 400 SoC and 2 GB RAM launched in India for ₹18,990

Along with HTC 10 and HTC One X9 Dual SIM, HTC has also launched the Desire 825 smartphone in India. The HTC Desire 825 is priced at ₹18,990 and was first announced during MWC 2016 in February.


Talking about specs, the HTC Desire 825 is powered by a Snapdragon 400 SoC and 2 GB RAM. It features a 5.5-inch HD display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The 2700 mAh battery can be quickly charged with the help of Fast Charging.

The Desire 825 sports a 13 MP rear camera and a 5 MP front camera. It’s a dual SIM smartphone with support for 4G LTE. The device has 16 GB of internal storage on board, whereas the external storage can be expanded  up to 2 Terabytes via microSD card.

HTC has built its reputation on pairing industry-leading design with smart features. But with customers also seeking personalization, and individuality in addition to treating their phones as fashion accessories, we have needed to create something different. So today we’re launching the most unique Desire devices yet.” said Chialin Chang, President of Sales, HTC.

The Desire 825 also comes with HTC Sensor Hub which records your activity, gestures and dynamic movement in order to provide real-time stats that can be automatically linked to fitness tracking applications which include Runtastic Running & Fitness, Runkeeper, Endomondo Running and Walking, and Google Fit.

HTC has focused more on the design and style aspect of the Desire 825. It features a specially created micro splash effect on its poly-carbonate shell. The Desire 825 will be available in Golden Graphite and Sprinkle White colors.

HTC Desire 825 specifications:

  • CPU: 1.6 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • GPU: Adreno 306
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD (1280 x 720 pixels) Super LCD display with Gorilla Glass
  • Rear Camera: 13 MP auto-focus with BSI Sensor and flash
  • Front Camera: 5 MP with BSI Sensor
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: Expandable up to 2 Terabytes via microSD card
  • SIM: Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE, GPS, Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Other: HTC BoomSound speakers with Dolby Audio, Hi-Res Audio
  • Colors: Golden Graphite, Sprinkle White
  • Battery: 2700 mAh

The HTC Desire 825 will be available through retailers and from June 2016 onwards.