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HTC Desire 825

alaTest has collected and analyzed 91 reviews of HTC Desire 825. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the screen and performance are overall positive. The portability and price also get good feedback, but many are less positive about the reliability.

usability, price, portability, performance, screen


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Desire 825 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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The HTC Desire 825 is an affordable mid-range Android mobile phone, but is it worth rushing to the shops to buy? We put all smartphones through the same tests to recommend only those that deserve your attention. Read our full review of this HTC mobile...

Dec, 2016

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HTC One X9, HTC Desire 530, Desire 630, Desire 825: HTC at MWC 2016


One flagship and three mid-range smartphones. That's what HTC brought to the MWC 2016 table and here are our first impressions of the devices.

Feb, 2016

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HTC Desire 825


HTC Desire 825 Smartphone was launched in February 2016, comes with a 5.5-inch Super LCD Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels at a pixel density of 267 pixels per inch. The screen is also protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass...

Feb, 2016

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HTC Desire 825


Good features and big screen

Broken after 1 year

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Terrible phone!


Do not buy this phone! I had this phone for one month before the screen completely cracked in my pocket!? I'm now stuck with a phone that completely useless!

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (

Great Phone


So happy with this phone. Great value for money. All the features I need. Large screen is fantastic. Camera great.

Aug, 2017

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Very smart


I forgot to write a review so after 7months im still happy with it

Jul, 2017

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Great features Great price


I brought a HTC 825 the price was fantastic the lay out of the phone function is also good.

Jun, 2017

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Great phone for people who love music More than photography


Great phone for people who love music more than photography as the sound is amazing but camera is an average quality

Jun, 2017

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Very responsive.


I brought this phone last week, glad I did nice phone.

Apr, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2700
Browsing time (Wi-Fi):7
Continuous audio playback time:48
Continuous video playback time:6
Standby time (3G):672
Talk time (3G):24

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Front camera type:Single camera
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Self-timer:Y / Yes
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:720p, 1080p / 720p,1080p


Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, Gold / White
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:14
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:LCD
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Pixel density:267
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:2


Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, FLAC, MID, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, AVI, MP4, WMV / 3G2,3GP,AVI,MP4,WMV


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
Position location:Y


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Flight mode:Y / Yes
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Themes
Support for contact groups:Y
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.6
Processor Model:400


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:6 / 6.0


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDXC / MicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:2048
Internal storage capacity:16
Maximum memory card size:2000 / 2048
RAM capacity:2


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :15.7 / 156.9
Width:7.69 / 76.9