HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM  Samsung Galaxy A5 
HTC Desire 816 Dual SIM Samsung Galaxy A5
Buy Now N/A Buy
Excellence Score
N/A
17.3
Value for Money Score
N/A
33.6
Price N/A ₹ 16,250 onwards
Launch Date (India) May, 2014 Jan, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 MarshmallowNo more updates expected Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 7.0 NougatNo more updates expected
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal Bezels
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Features Super LCD2 Super AMOLED
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.6 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400Ranked #81 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks N/A
GPU Adreno 305 N/A
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Connecting Port USB USB
Primary Camera 13.0MP 13.0MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, HDR, F/2.2, 28mm Lens, BSI sensor N/A
Secondary Camera 5.0MP 5.0MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording, BSI sensor Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie
Internal Memory 8 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.9 mm 6.7 mm
Weight 165 gm 123 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 2300 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 614 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 21.00 hrs 15.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (4G): 8 hrs, Internet Usage Time (WiFi): 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: 12 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 68 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Sense Voice; HTC BlinkFeed; HTC BoomSound; DLNA; NFC; HTC Connect; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; Zoe Ultra Power Saving Mode; S-Voice; NFC; ANT+ Support
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Super-slim unibody design
  • Good build quality
  • Brilliant 5.5-inch HD display with excellent viewing angles
  • Beautiful HTC Sense interface over Android
  • Slick, smooth performance
  • Good cameras (front and back)
  • Front-facing BoomSound speakers
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
  • Loud audio
  • Beautiful design, and exceptional build quality
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold and use with one hand
  • Android with TouchWiz interface which adds a number of useful features including the multi-window mode
  • Fast fluid performance
  • Excellent AMOLED screen with great contrast, deep blacks and vivid colors
  • Very good camera
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life
  • Excellent audio output quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Glossy plastic rear is a fingerprint magnet, and prone to scratches
  • Large size
  • Average speaker loudness
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