15 March 2021
HTC has launched the Desire 20+ smartphone and expanded its Desire 20 line of smartphones. The new phone has gone official in Taiwan at a mid-range price.
The 6.5-inch HD+ display of the HTC Desire 20+ features a waterdrop-notch and there is a thick bezel strip at the bottom. On the back, the phone features four cameras, all aligned in a rectangular module but follows a different arrangement. The LED flash resides within the module as well and there is a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor in a circular shape.
The HTC Desire 20 Plus is powered by a Snapdragon 720G processor, a gaming-focused chipset that was launched earlier this year. It is an upgrade over Snapdragon 710/712 mobile platform and has an improved AI engine for better gaming, photography, overall performance. The product description of the HTC Desire 20 Plus doesn’t point to the gaming feature of the phone but looks like the phone is capable of handling gaming well with the help of the Snapdragon 720G processor and the associated 6GB RAM will drive things smoother. The phone comes in a 128GB storage option and you can expand it even further via a microSD card slot.
Coming to the camera department, the HTC Desire 20 Plus features a 48MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 5MP ultrawide lens with 115-degree field-of-view, a 2MP macro lens, and a 5MP depth sensor. On the front, the phone carries a 16MP selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture.
The HTC Desire 20+ packs a 5,000mAh battery capacity and runs Android 10 OS. Connectivity options include LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11.ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/A-GPS, NFC, USB Type-C, and a 3.5m headphone jack. The phone also supports QuickCharge 4.0 fast-charging.
The price of the HTC Desire 20+ is TWD 8,490 ($295). It will be available in two color options – Dawn Orange and Twilight Black. The phone is expected to available for shipments on October 22. There is no word on the global launch for now.