Snapdragon 695-powered HTC Desire 22 Pro goes official with Android 12

HTC have just announced the Desire 22 Pro in Taiwan, an Android 12.0 smartphone that is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 695 CPUs. The phone is optimized for both Viverse and Metaverse, and early buyers stand the chance of winning NFT limited gifts as purchase privileges. Vive Wallet is even preloaded out of the box.

The HTC Desire 22 Pro itself comes in a 6.6-inches display featuring 1080 x 2412 pixels. The screen has a right-handed dot-notch, and it features up to 120Hz refresh rating as well.

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The aforementioned Snapdragon 695 SoC has 8-core CPU at 2.2GHz, along with Adreno 619 GPU. The model has a built-in 8GB RAM, coupled with 128-Gigs of expandable storage.

As for the camera specs, three lenses are available on the rear. These includes a 64-megapixel primary sensor, 13-megapixel ultrawide shooter, and a third 5-megapixel depth lens. Dual LED flash is available on the rear, while the selfie sensor is capped at 32-megapixels.

The device measures 166.3 x 76.9 x 9.4 mm body. Within this body, there is a 4520mAh battery, and it support 18W wired fast charging, as well as Qi Wireless charging. Thankfully, the phone is water and dust proofed with IP67 rating.

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HTC Desired 22 Pro Key Specifications and Features

  • Dimensions; weight: 166.3 x 76.9 x 9.4 mm; 205.5 grams
  • Display: 6.6-inch IPS with FHD+ panel, 120Hz refresh and Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • CPU: 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm SM6375 (Snapdragon 695 5G) with Adreno 619 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 128GB ROM and 8GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 12 (Metaverse and Viverse optimized)
  • Camera: Triple-cameras:
    • 64MP f/1.8 main camera;
    • 13MP f/2.4 ultra-wide and
    • 5MP f/2.4 depth
  • Front camera: 32MP Selfie with F/2.0 aperture
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G, Bluetooth 5.1
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (side), USB Type-C, NFC, IP67
  • Battery: 4520mAh 18W wired fast charging / Qi wireless charging
Snapdragon 695-powered HTC Desire 22 Pro goes official with Android 12 HTC Desire 22 Pro 5G color option

HTC Desire 22 Pro pricing and availability

The Desire 22 Pro has just been announced in Taiwan. It is available in Gold and Black Color, and priced at 11,990 TWD, an equivalent of $403 US Dollars.

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