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Hands-on with the HTC Desire 826 (pictures)

This midrange phone for Asia with an ultrapixel front-facing camera debuted at CES 2015.

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Selfie-town

The most remarkable thing about the HTC Desire 826 is the ultrapixel camera on the front that emphasizes selfies.

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Back camera

The 13-megapixel camera on the back is more conventional.

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I like your accent

These gray-black shades are accented with blue or red trim.

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Back

The phone is attractive enough, with midtier specs.

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In-hand feel

With a 5.5-inch screen, it's a large phablet of a phone.

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Close-up on colors

Here you can really see the accent colors ringing the camera.

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Learn even more about the HTC Desire 826 here.

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