HTC Desire 8 Specs Unveiled, Reported to Launch February 24

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After teasing for weeks, the alleged Desire 8 from the makers of desire series is all set to announce the smartphone this February. HTC will unveil the Desire 8 smartphone officially coming Monday. The smartphone packs pretty high-end features like KitKat OS, 5.5-inch display and powered by quad core CPU. Further details on its specs-sheet are discussed ahead in the article.

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HTC Desire 8 has been in news for weeks. Few days earlier we learned about few of its specifications from the leaks that surfaced. With the introduction of HTC Desire 8, HTC adds yet another Desire smartphone to its Desire series.

Specifications-wise, the new HTC Desire 8 runs on latest Android KitKat OS v4.4.2 topped with with HTC Sense 6 and the processor powering the smartphone is quad-core processor clocked at 1.2 GHz in Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926 chipset. The smartphone flaunts 5.5-inch Touchscreen display boasting 720p resolution. In memory terms, the Desire handset boards 1 GB of RAM, 8 GB of onboard storage that can be expanded using microSD card support.

In terms of imaging, Desire 8 sports 13 MP rear snapper with LED Flash and other essential camera elements for photography and video calling. The front panel equips a 5 MP front snapper for video chats and self portrait. In terms of connectivity, the high-end smartphone is facilitated with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 4.0, microUSB, NFC, GPS/A-GPS, etc.

If you are really looking forward to the HTC Desire 8, then HTC is prepping to launch the device in every market following its official launch that is scheduled in Beijing, China on February 24. It is speculated that HTC will soon launch the smartphone in India, USA, and Europe. However, it will be interesting to see how HTC quotes the price tag for the HTC Desire 8. Folks in China can have their hands on the new Desire 8 soon.

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Priyanka contributes to the Computer and Gadgets section on Techcular.

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