HTC Desire 21 Pro is the company’s latest mid-range offering with 5G connectivity. The new smartphone lists on the official website without any announcement or event. It has the typical HTC design language with a punch-hole cutout to house the selfie snapper and plain back panel. Moreover, it comes with a gold-coated power button with a fingerprint sensor embedded into it, and a rectangular quad-camera array.
HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Price, Availability
This comes with a price tag of TWD 11,990 (roughly Rs. 31,300) for the sole 8GB + 128GB variant. However, the company says it is an early bird price till February 28.
On the other hand, after that, it will carry a price of TWD 12,990 (roughly Rs. 34,000) in Taiwan. It is available in Star Blue and Mirage Purple color options with the former shipping from January 21. Moreover, it will later start shipping from February 4.
As of now, HTC has not shared any information on the international pricing or availability of the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G.
HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G Specifications
It features a 6.7-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The phone runs on Android 10. Additionally, it comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage that is expandable via a microSD card.
The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 690 5G SoC.
In terms of optics, the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G has a quad rear camera setup that includes a 48-MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens, an 8-MP sensor with a wide-angle f/2.2 lens, a 2-MP macro shooter with an f/2.4 aperture, and a 2-MP sensor with an f/2.4 lens. However, for selfies and video calls, the phone features a 16-MP camera housed in a hole-punch cut out at the top center of the phone.
The phone packs a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging (QC4.0+).
Connectivity options on the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1, NFC, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging. Sensors on board include an ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyro, gravity sensor, compass, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
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