HTC Want 826 will get an UltraPixel entrance digital camera for higher selfies
Whereas CES is not often the sort of present that HTC would make an enormous deal out of, the corporate someway determined to make use of this chance to throw out a brand new mid-vary flagship gadget: the Want 826. Whereas it is positioned as a comply with-as much as the Want 820 (which is simply 4 months previous, by the best way), the brand new mannequin has clearly taken a design cue from the Want Eye: You get the identical hidden BoomSound entrance-dealing with stereo audio system (now with Dolby Audio), the identical anti-slip delicate sides and the identical general look. However quite than utilizing a thirteen-megapixel entrance-dealing with digital camera, the Want 826 touts HTC’s famed UltraPixel imager on the entrance, which means you possibly can take quicker and brighter selfies even in poorly-lit environments. Nice concept, although we want HTC had provide you with this earlier than another person did it.
Beneath that 5.5-inch 1080p display lies an octa-core Snapdragon 615 chipset (four x 1.7GHz and four x 1GHz), 2GB of RAM, 16GB of inner storage, microSD enlargement and a 2,600mAh battery. Aside from choose nations, you’ll insert two Nano SIM playing cards into the telephone, and each slots help LTE to save lots of you from checking. On the again, there’s the standard thirteen-megapixel f/2.zero digital camera with a single-LED flash, so nothing too thrilling.
The Want 826 is predicted to roll out the world over with Android Lollipop on the finish of this month, which means it’s going to have the ability to reap the benefits of the chipset’s sixty four-bit prowess. And if you’d like, HTC’s made a devoted Dot View case for stated telephone as properly.
Admittedly, it is slightly odd that HTC is pushing out a folllow-up mannequin after simply 4 months, however we might get used to that quickly. CFO Chia-Lin Chang informed us that any more, the Want eight collection may have two new fashions annually, although Chang additionally harassed that every area nonetheless will get a say on the product cycles of present telephones — identical to how the Want 816 and the Want 820 coexist in Hong Kong and Taiwan. As for the flagship units, this is hoping that they’ll undertake the identical UltraPixel entrance-dealing with digital camera and enhanced BoomSound audio system.
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