HTC unveils the HTC Desire 826 dual sim in Singapore

Check out the 5.5-inch HTC Desire 826 dual sim. It will be available in Singapore from 23rd May ( This Saturday) at a RRP of S$498. It comes with HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio (and thankfully with the front speakers), 13 MegaPixels front and rear camera and the OctaCore Processor. More information in the Press Release.


I have to say that the color are actually very nice.  Here are some other views of the HTC Desire 826


Here is another color.

HTC Desire 826 White Birch 4_view

Press Release

HTC unveils the HTC Desire 826 dual sim, designed for those who aspire to a brilliant life

Singapore, May 23, 2015 – Today’s consumers desire uncompromising mobile experiences to bring out the best of “me.” They seek ways to better capture, share and cherish their special moments. Harnessing the most innovative technology in the world today, HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, announced the HTC Desire 826 dual sim, helping people create the best possible mobile experiences by capturing the best of “me” in photos, enjoying your best personal moments with stunning surround sound audio, and expressing the best of “me” with bold design, colors and materials.

“HTC Desire 826 dual sim, is a really powerful and beautiful phone that is feature-packed! A slim and classic dual tone design with an immersive 5.5” HD screen, it also comes with a powerful octa-core processor, a 13 megapixel front and rear cameras, BoomSound with Dolby Audio™, the latest HTC Sense UI and much more,” says Clarence Ng, HTC Country Manager, Singapore. “The HTC Desire 826 dual sim is the phone to get – attractive, powerful and desirable.”

HTC BoomSound™, now even more engaging with Dolby Audio™

When enjoying a personal moment watching a video or listening to music on your phone, the sound environment must be of high quality for a great experience. Just as stereo sound revolutionized how we experience music, films and TV, HTC revolutionized mobile audio with the first dual front-facing stereo speakers on a smartphone, bringing a great listening experience wherever you go. Now, HTC is raising the bar for mobile audio yet again with the HTC Desire 826 dual sim, bringing truly immersive HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio1 surround sound to your phone for an experience unlike anything you have heard before on a smartphone.

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HTC is the first smartphone company to combine dual front-facing stereo speakers, a finely tuned sound profile, and Dolby’s decoding technology to deliver an end-to-end multi-channel audio solution. Listeners can experience sonic depth and breadth not previously heard on a mobile device, giving every media experience an epic, true-to-life sound that jumps out of the speakers and off the screen. The package also includes an audiophile-grade headset that is carefully tuned for HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio, delivering the cinematic surround sound experience wherever you are2.

Incredible sound deserves a brilliant screen. The HTC Desire 826 dual sim offers a vivid, 5.5-inch Full HD 1080p display that brings cinematic quality to your mobile world and those instantly streamed or downloaded tracks and movies have never looked better.

Capture, Share and Cherish the Best of “Me”

Taking a self-portrait while celebrating a friend’s birthday at a popular nightclub or a special moment at a favorite candle-lit restaurant requires a powerful front camera to capture and share the best of “me” anytime, anywhere, and at any moment. The HTC Desire 826 dual sim brings a 13 megapixel camera to the front of the phone, helping you take stunning self-portraits with high detail. Together with HTC’s acclaimed HTC EYE™ Experience, the incredible 13 megapixel front and rear cameras capture cherished moments in stunning quality so you can look your best.

When taking a photo with the back camera, you want “me” to be part of it to truly capture your personal moment. HTC’s Split Capture combines photos and videos taken on the front and back cameras into one split-screen image or video. Live Makeup allows you to adjust the level of portrait beautification even before the image is captured, ensuring you always show the best of “me.” Or, create fun and funny moments to share with friends with Face Fusion, allowing you to merge your self-portrait with the face of a friend or celebrity for a completely original look. You can also wow your friends by snapping images and shooting video without touching a single button thanks to Auto and Voice Selfie.

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Express the Best of “Me” in Design, Colors and Materials

Just as your clothes represent your unique style and individualism, you want your phone to express the best of “me” in a personal way. The HTC Desire 826 dual sim’s simple yet bold, dual-tone color and dual finish expresses your individualism through vivid colors such as White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and more3. The unique colors and materials pop from the phone to express your own personal style.

Gorgeous, soft-touch matte sides make the phone comfortable and easy to grip while giving a peace of mind that your memories are safe in your hand. Subtle speaker grills disappear into the design to maintain the phone’s clean lines for an unrivalled audio experience that enhances the look of the device. The award-winning HTC Dot View™ case is also available for the HTC Desire 826 dual sim, so your phone can be dressed up with an additional splash of colour and style that catches the eye as much as it protects your phone and the cherished experiences inside.

Underneath the stylish design is more than enough power for your mobile life: the HTC Desire 826 dual sim features an all-new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 Octa-Core 64-bit processor that enables instant, seamless multitasking, gaming, and 4G LTE4 streaming to get the most out of the latest Android™ Lollipop software with HTC Sense®.


The HTC Desire 826 dual sim will be available at a recommended retail price of SGD $498.00 in White Birch and Blue Lagoon with M1, Singtel, StarHub and major retailers from Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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A range of accessories including the HTC Dot View case will also be available for the HTC Desire 826 dual sim. For updates on availability, visit

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1 Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
2 Availability of audiophile-grade headset varies by region.
3 Colours include White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and more. Availability varies by region.