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Here's the colourful, selfie-loving HTC Desire 820 (pictures)

Take a look at our hands-on with the HTC Desire 820, a 5.5-inch, 64-bit Android phone with a whopping 8-megapixel camera.

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Andrew Lanxon

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The HTC Desire 820 is a 5.5-inch Android phone with a 64-bit octa-core processor and an 8-megapixel front-facing camera for the ultimate selfie.

It's part of HTC's Desire 8 range, which is intended to be a more affordable option to its flagship One M8, although prices and regional availability aren't known at the time of writing.

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The phone has a polycarbonate design that's available in a range of bright colours.

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Each phone has a primary colour with different coloured accents around the camera lens, buttons and edges. I think they look great fun.

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Like most of HTC's phones, you'll find the Boomsound speakers above and below the screen.

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The speakers won't be as powerful as the One M8's, but I'm hoping they have sufficient volume for YouTube browsing in bed.

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It has HTC's latest Sense 6 software on board, including the Blinkfeed scrolling news aggregator.

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Although it has a big screen, it's only 7.7mm thick, making it easy to slide into a pocket.

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HTC says it's the first phone in the world to use Qualcomm's latest Octa-core processor. It's a 64-bit chip that's actually made up of two quad-core processors -- a lower powered one for everyday tasks and a more potent one for intense work.

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It has an 8-megapixel front facing camera which is a massive amount for a front camera.

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A 13-megapixel camera sits on the back, which HTC says is really good in low light.

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Although made of plastic, it doesn't feel particularly flimsy or cheap.

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The SIM card and microSD card slots are hidden under a flap on the side.

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The buttons have a nice colour accent around them.

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As does the edge.

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