HTC Desire 816G Dual SIM

price Rs. 12,990 onwards | launch Oct, 2014
magic score ?
<50
poor value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#136
of 143 phones in Rs. 10,000 - 15,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 1 expert review

What We Liked

  • Good build quality
  • Decent display quality
  • Beautiful HTC skin on top of Android
  • Good performance in daily use
  • Decent loudspeakers
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent battery life

What We Didn't

  • The dual-tone finish (matte and gloss) is a bit of an eyesore
  • The glossy rear is a fingerprint magnet and it scratches easily
  • Average camera

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4
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
Processor1.3 GHz, Quad Core, MediaTek
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2600 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)460 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)10.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight158 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
  • 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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average brand rating
2.97/5
(Below Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys