HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G with Snapdragon 690 5G SoC, launch of four rear cameras


HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G was launched in Taiwan as a mid-range offering and comes with 5G connectivity. The phone has been listed on the official website without any announcements or events and it comes in a single RAM and storage configuration. Two color options are available for HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G. The phone has thin bezels on the sides and top with a relatively thick chin. It has a cutout design for the selfie camera and a quad rear camera setup.

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G price, availability

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G is priced at TWD 11,990 (around Rs 31,300) for the 8GB + 128GB variant alone, which the company says is an early bird price until February 28. After that, the phone will be priced at TWD 12,990 (around Rs. 34,000) in Taiwan. It’s available in Star Blue and Mirage Purple color options, with the former shipping starting January 21 and the latter starting February 4.

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HTC has not yet shared any information on international pricing or availability of the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G.

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G specifications

The HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Dual SIM (Nano) runs Android 10 and has a 6.7-inch (1080 x 2400 pixel) Full HD + display with a 90Hz refresh rate and aspect ratio. width of 20: 9. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 690 5G SoC and comes with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of expandable storage via a microSD card.

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In terms of optics, the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel main sensor with an f / 1.8 lens, an 8-megapixel sensor with a wide-angle f / lens. 2.2, a 2- mega-pixel macro shooter with an f / 2.4 aperture and a 2-megapixel sensor with an f / 2.4 lens. For selfies and video calls, the phone has a 16-megapixel camera housed in a perforated cutout at the top center of the phone.

HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G’s connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging. Onboard sensors include an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyroscope, gravity sensor, compass, and side-mounted fingerprint reader. The phone packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging (QC4.0 +). In terms of dimensions, the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G measures 167.1×78.1×9.4mm and weighs 205 grams.

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