Thursday , December 13 2018 Ausdroid » Hardware » Mobiles » HTC Desire 825 now available in Australia from JB Hi-Fi

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HTC has today announced Australian availability of their latest mid-range handset, launching the Desire 825 as the successor to the Desire 820 which launched through Optus last year. The handset will be available exclusively through JB Hi-fi.

Sporting a 5.5″ 720p display, a lightweight polycarbonate body, which HTC says is fun, adventurous and ‘stands out from the crowd’. The Desire 825 is also Hi-Res audio certified and comes with HTC’s own BoomSound speaker setup, the Desire 825 is going to be on the list for many users to check out.

Display 5.5″ HD (720 x 1280) Super LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7 Processor
GPU Adreno 305 Graphics Processor
Storage 16 GB Internal, up to 2TB via MicroSD Card
Rear Camera 13MP Main Camera (f/2.2) with Auto focus and LED Flash
Front Camera 5MP Front Camera (f/2.8) with 1080p Video Recording
Operating System Android 6.0 with HTC Sense
Battery 2,700 mAh (removable)

One of the features that HTC are clearly quite proud of is the camera included in the 825 which includes a 13MP backside illuminated (BSI) sensor to help you capture those fun and precious moments even in low light conditions. The 5MP selfie cam also comes with Auto Selfie and Voice Selfie modes, letting you to take a shot without pressing any buttons.

Australian pricing is set at $549.00 and has already appeared on the JB Hifi website.

Have HTC hit the mark for you to consider purchasing the Desire 825 as your next device?

Source: JB Hi-Fi.

Phil Tann   Journalist

Phil is an Android enthusiast who spends most of his time reading up on U.S. Android news so he can get the low down on what could possibly hit Australian shores. Coming from a background in IT & T sales, he’s in the perfect position to give an educated view on hardware and software.

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Adam Purves
Adam Purves

$550!! Bloody hell HTC. This makes no sense compared to the Oppo F1 and other cheaper Android phones.

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