HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM 

priceN/A

launchMay, 2014

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Design

  • Super-slim unibody design
  • Good build quality
  • Glossy plastic rear is a fingerprint magnet, and prone to scratches

Display

  • Brilliant 5.5-inch HD display with excellent viewing angles

Software

  • Beautiful HTC Sense interface over Android

Performance

  • Slick, smooth performance

Camera

  • Good cameras (front and back)

Audio

  • Front-facing BoomSound speakers
  • Good call quality

Battery

  • Good battery life

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  • Loud audio
  • Large size

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HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super LCD2
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light
  • Proximity
Processor/RAM
Processor1.6 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
GPUAdreno 305
RAM1.5 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)614 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)21.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight165 gm
Thickness7.9 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Simultaneous HD video and image recording
  • HDR
  • F/2.2
  • 28mm Lens
  • BSI sensor
Secondary Camera5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • BSI sensor
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Sense Voice
  • HTC BlinkFeed
  • HTC BoomSound
  • HTC Connect
  • Zoe

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