HTC Unveils Its First 5G Phone With 5,000 mAh Battery & Quad Cameras

After weeks of leaks, HTC has finally unveiled the Desire 20 Pro alongside the U20 5G, the company’s first 5G device. Both of them are mid-range phones that come with quad-cameras, large 5,000 mAh batteries, but there is no word on pricing or international availability yet.


Design and Display

HTC U20 5G announced as the company’s first 5G phone alongside Desire 20 Pro

The two phones feature an identical design but have several differences in terms of specifications. The desire 20 Pro has a 6.5-inch LCD whereas the U20 5G comes with a 6.8-inch display. Both have FHD+ screen resolution and cornered punch hole cutouts for the front camera.

At the back, both devices have a quad-camera setup aligned in a vertical layout and fingerprint sensor in the center.

Internals and Storage

The Desire 20 Pro features the Snapdragon 665 SoC with a 2.0 GHz processor, 6 GB RAM, and 128 GB storage that is further expandable through a micro SD card.

On the other hand, the U20 5G is powered by the 5G rocking Snapdragon 765G that has a 2.4GHz CPU and 8GB/256GB memory configuration.

Both of them boot pure Android 10 fresh out of the box.



There are no differences in terms of primary camera specs. The main camera is a 48MP wide-angle shooter that is accompanied by an 8MP ultrawide sensor, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. This camera can record 4K videos in 30FPS.

The front camera housed in the punch hole cutout is a 25MP sensor for the Desire 20 Pro but the U20 5G upgrades it to a 32MP unit. Both are capable of wide-angle photography.

Battery and Pricing

There is a large 5,000 mAh battery on the phones and with fast charging support on both. However, the U20 5G will charge slightly faster than the Desire 20 Pro as it has 18W fast charging instead of 15W.

As mentioned before, there is no word on pricing or availability yet.


 HTC Desire 20 Pro HTC U20 5G
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
CPU Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver) Octa-core (1×2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1×2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)
GPU Adreno 610 Adreno 620
OS Android 10.0 Android 10.0
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G LTE 2G, 3G, 4G LTE, 5G
Display 6.5″ IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 396 ppi 6.8″ IPS LCD, 1080 x 2400 pixels, 387 ppi
Storage 128GB 128GB, 256GB
Card Slot yes yes,
Main Camera 48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Front Camera 25MP 32MP
Fingerprint Sensor Rear-mounted Rear-mounted
Colors Smoky Black, Pretty Blue Green, White
5000 mAh, 15W fast charging 5000 mAh, 18W fast charging



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