HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 now available unlocked in USA
HTC unveiled the Desire Eye and Desire 820 few weeks ago and now they are available for purchase without any long term commitment in USA in unlocked form. Currently Expansys USA is selling Desire Eye unlocked for $519.99 and Desire 820 at $359.99.
HTC Desire Eye
HTC Desire Eye is more premium among the two with full flagship internals sans the exceptional metallic unibody featured in premium HTC One series. Desire 820 comes with Android Kitkat with Sense 6 UI, Full HD 5.2-inch Display, Snapdragon 801 SoC clocked at 2.3GHz, 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. There’s an external card slot letting you add extra 128GB if required. It is also IPX7 certified making it waterproof and dust resistant.
The main selling point of device is its 13-megapixels camera in both front and back with dual led flash again both in front and in back letting you capture exceptional pictures and videos from either one. It also features unibody design and adds touch of another color to refresh the design. It has 4G LTE and all sort of connectivity options expected from top devices along with IR Blaster and the battery inside is 2400 mAh.
HTC Desire 820
HTC Desire 820 is basically a phablet set to replace Desire 816 and runs on Android Kitkat 4.4 with Sense 6 on top. It has retained the BoomSound stereo speakers, 5.5-HD Display and 13-megapixels rear camera from little brother and added new Snapdragon 615 64 bit Octa Core SoC (Quad-core 1.5 GHz & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), 2GB RAM and 8-megapixels front camera.
Apart from these Desire 820 features 4G LTE, Dual SIM on the one sold for $18 more at Newegg, 16GB internal memory and 2600mAh battery. It also feature HTC well know premium polycarbonate unibody design with touch on extra color making device look youthful.
Availability, Price and Color
Desire Eye is available in Corral Red and Blue color options currently while the Desire 820 s listed in Milky-way Gray and Santorini White at Expansys and are ready for shipping but keep in mind that these are GSM variants so no luck for Verizon or Sprint customers as these network use CDMA network protocol.