The HTC Desire 20 Plus is slightly the cheaper version of the HTC Desire 20 Pro smartphone that was announced in Europe. Well, this HTC Desire 20 Plus seems to be the Chinese version of the latter.
The smartphone comes with a nice body design but lacks a 5G network that was available in the Pro variant. It maintains an impressive 48 MP quad cameras and powered by Snapdragon 720G.
HTC Desire 20 Plus Key Specs & Features
- 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Android 10
- Octa-core Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
- 48 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 5 MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 16 MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 15W
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Non-Removable Li-Po 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
On the body, the handset comes in a nice and attractive body design. The panel is even looking stunning and unique. It makes it out of the factory with a texture camera module. Apart from the cameras, the panel is also housing the fingerprint reader and the HTC logo.
It measures 164.9 x 75.7 x 9 mm and weighs 203 grams. We don’t expect something less than this considering the large battery.
Moving to the display side. The HTC Desire 20 Plus comes with a waterdrop notch but has a small bezel at the bottom of the screen. It houses a large screen size of 6.5-inch IPS LCD that produces a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.
It has a tall 20:9 aspect ratio and a PPI density of 270 for clear visuals.
The HTC Desire 20 Plus has a selfies camera of 16-megapixel with an f/2.0 aperture and the shooter supports HDR and full HD video recording.
The back cameras system includes a 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, another 5-megapixel ultrawide lens making it out with 115-degree field-of-view, a 2-megapixel macro lens supporting 40cm focal length, and lastly, is 5 MP depth camera.
The quad cameras come with some internal features like dual-LED flash for night shots, HDR, AI scene detection, time-lapse photography, and 4K video recording.
Hardware and Software
On the specification, the smartphone parades a Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G with an 8nm process technology. The octa-core processor is clocking at 2.3 GHz with Adreno 618 graphics card.
It has an inbuilt storage of 128GB coupled with 6GB RAM. The memory is enough to accommodate all your files and apps. The good news is that it still supports micro SDcard.
Battery and Network
The HTC Desire 20 Plus is powered by an Android 10 operating system with a 5000 mAh battery. The battery has both Fast charging 15W and Quick Charge 4.0.
It features dual SIM support, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS, NFC, USB-C, Bluetooth 5.0, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
HTC Desire 20 Plus Price and Availability
The HTC Desire 20 Plus price is around $295 and will be available in Dawn Orange, and Twilight Black colors.
In Nigeria, it will cost 120,000 Naira, 35,000 Ksh in Kenya, and 1,900 Ghs in Ghana.
HTC Desire 20 Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the HTC Desire 20 Plus:
- Platform: Android 10
- Processor: Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm), Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
- GPU: Adreno 618
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Dawn Orange, Twilight Black
- Dimension: 164.9 x 75.7 x 9 mm
- Weight: 203 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.5 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi)
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, microSDXC
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear-mounted)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast charging 15W Capacity