Dubbed as the mid-range killer, the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G was officially launched on 13 January 2013 and will be available in India for approximately Rs 31,260. It comes in blue and purple colors. The HTC Desire 21 Pro is the successor to the HTC Desire 20 Pro which was launched in June 2020. However, the latest HTC Desire 21 Pro packs incredible features which include 5G connectivity, a high refresh rate display, and a huge battery. The price is also very favorable considering its specs and it also includes a fast charger in the box which is an added advantage.
HTC Desire 21 Pro Specs Overview
The device is an all-rounder that packs most of the specs which are vital in a modern mid-range smartphone. It sports a 6.7 inches IPS LCD FULL HD+ display with a 90 Hz refresh rate which ensures a smoother scrolling experience. It is powered by a Snapdragon 690 5G chipset which has an octa-core CPU. The phone comes with up to 8 GB of RAM paired with 128 GB of internal storage.
For the camera’s, the HTC Desire 21 Pro comes with a triple camera setup with a 48 MP main camera. The other lenses include an 8 MP ultrawide sensor, a 2 MP macro shooter and a 5 MP depth sensor. A dual-LED flash is also included for taking shots in low-light areas. The camera can shoot 4K videos at 30fps which is something all smartphone users appreciate.
At the front, the phone has a single 16 MP selfie camera sitting at the top center of a punch-hole display. The phone draws power from a 5000 mAh battery, which is quite enough for full day usage, and an 18W fast charging support.
The HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G has a 3.5 mm headphone jack which really comes in handy although being very quickly forgotten. It supports dual-SIM. It comes with Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC but no FM Radio.
For the sensors, the phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner to enhance mobile security, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and a compass.
Is the HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G good for gaming?
The phone aims to meet the demands of all kinds of mobile users. Although it doesn’t provide a high gaming performance, the 6.7 inches FULL HD+ display with a 90 Hz refresh rate makes gaming really enjoyable. It is also powered by a Snapdragon processor which utilizes the Adreno graphics which are more favored when it comes to gaming as they offer much better gaming performance compared to those on MediaTek.
The RAM and the internal storage is also more than enough for mobile gaming and when paired with the 5000 mAh battery with fast charging, you get a really good budget gaming smartphone. So, the short answer is YES. The HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G is a good gaming device and it comes at a much cheaper price.