HTC Desire 516 Price

Market Status: Available in India

Updated on:Sep 26, 2016

Release Date: Jun 25, 2014 (Official)

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Key Features

  • Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery


  • 4 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • FM Radio
  • Dual SIM
  • Slim (9 mm thickness)

What makes HTC Desire 516 unique?

  • The fastest phone priced around Rs. 8,000 with 5 MP camera
  • The cheapest HTC phone with 4 GB memory

Buy For

  • Affordable pricing
  • Quad-core processor
  • Decent processor
  • Dual camera

Mid-range phone powered by quad-core processor

Display, OS and Processor

The HTC Desire 516 sports a 5-inch LCD 540 x 960 pixels multi-touch display with 220 ppi pixels density. Encased in a classic full black colored body, it weighs around 173g and has a 9.7mm thick body. The HTC Desire 516 operates on Android v4.2 Jelly Bean platform with HTC's Sense UI on top.

Processor and RAM

The HTC smartphone is equipped with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor which is clocked at a speed of 1.2GHz. The onboard memory (RAM) is 1GB which further aids to the processor speed and performance. 

Camera and Storage

The handset is packed with dual cameras; 5MP rear camera and 2MP front facing camera. Like every other HTC phone, even this phone quirks with camera quality. Even though the resolutions are less, they offer good quality videos and photos. The device comes with ample storage memory which is further expandable via microSD slot.
 
Connectivity and others

For staying connected with other devices, the HTC phone features Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, USB port, 3G etc. It is fuelled by a 1,950mAh battery, which claims to offer 9 hours of talktime and 220 hours of standby time on 3G networks. 

Verdict

This 5-incher falls under the mid-range phablet category yet packed with impressive features like a powerful processor and decent cameras. The device lacks an HD display but still renders great visuals. Great option if you are looking for a budget phablet with a good brand value.

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HTC Desire 516 Specifications

General

Launch Date June 25, 2014 (Official)
Brand HTC
Model Desire 516
Operating System Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Mini
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 140 (H) x 72 (W) x 9.7 (T) mm
Average
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9.7 mm
Average in group
8.9 mm
Best in this group
5.1 mm
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Weight 173 grams
Poor
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173 grams
Average in group
143 grams
Best in this group
84 grams
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Colours

Display

Poor
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13%
Average in group
65%
Best in this group
87%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
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Screen Size
5.0 inches
Screen Resolution
540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density
220 ppi
Below Average
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220 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
441 ppi
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Display Type
IPS LED
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Performance

Average
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41%
Average in group
51%
Best in this group
86%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
Processor
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7
Poor
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Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8612 Snapdragon 200
Average in group
Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm Processor
Best in this group
Dual core, 2.1 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 2 GHz Cortex A53 + Quad core, 1.4 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: MediaTek MT6797
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Graphics
Adreno 302
RAM
1 GB
Good
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1 GB
Average in group
1 GB
Best in this group
3 GB
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Storage

Good
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70%
Average in group
87%
Best in this group
98%
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Internal Memory
4 GB
Below Average
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4 GB
Average in group
8 GB
Best in this group
32 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB

Camera

Average
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41%
Average in group
67%
Best in this group
90%
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Main Camera

Resolution
5 MP
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5 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
16 MP
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Aperture
2.8 F
Flash
LED Flash
Image Resolution 2592 x 1944 Pixels
Camera Features
Digital Zoom
Video Recording
1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
2 MP
Below Average
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2 MP
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2 MP
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13 MP
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Battery

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43%
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64%
Best in this group
98%
Group: 6 - 10 K Phones
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Capacity
1950 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
Talktime
Up to 9 Hours(3G)
Standby Time
Up to 220 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Mini
Network Support
3G, 2G
SIM 1
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 900 MHz

3G Speed:
HSDPA 21.1 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

GPRS:
Available

EDGE:
Available

SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 900 MHz

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4.0
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Accelerometer

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Expert Reviews for HTC Desire 516

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  • HTC Desire 516 review: underwhelms, especially in the wake of competition
    Nitansh Rastogi
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    01 Aug 2014 | 91mobiles

    “While we applaud the Taiwanese brand’s effort to cater to the budget segment, the Desire 516 doesn't have enough to take on the recently-launched giants in its price band”No matter how many smartphones get launched in the Indian market, it’s the affordable price band between Rs 5,000 to Rs 15,000 that sees the most volumes. Perhaps that’s why struggling Taiwanese brand HTC is setting its eye upon this segment, after having launched ...

    Pros: Large display; Decent hardware;

    Cons: Glossy design; No OTG support; Missing ambient light and proximity sensors; Low internal storage; Poor battery life;

    Verdict: As a device, the HTC Desire 516 fails to arouse any interest apart from the fact that it features a large 5-inch display. The specs are average at best, and poor storage and battery life sour the deal further. What works against the smartphone, thoug...

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664 User Reviews for HTC Desire 516

Overall User Rating (3.5 Out of 5 based on 1,361 ratings)

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Most Helpful User Reviews
  • Display problem
    Supriya
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    27 Aug 2014
    Reviewed On: 91mobiles.com

    Pros: Good camera

    Cons: Display stops working after some time

    Overall: Don't buy this phone. All models have display flickering problem

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    average phone
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    17 Feb 2016
    Reviewed On: 91mobiles.com

    Overall: This is a avg phone Its not for power user or gamers

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