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Key Features

  • Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery

  • 4 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • Dual SIM
  • FM Radio

What makes HTC Desire 516C unique?

  • The fastest HTC phone with 5 MP camera

Buy For

  • CDMA + GSM
  • Affordable
  • Decent configuration
  • Decent battery

CDMA + GSM Android smartphone

Display and Design

The HTC Desire 516c flaunts a 5-inch qHD (540 x 960 pixels) display with a pixel density of 220 ppi; also the screen is multi-touch capacitive screen. Its notable feature is the availability of HTC BlinkFeed home screen which is normally provided only for higher end HTC handsets. It is currently available in gray color variant with 9.7mm thickness and weighs approx 160g. It is a dual SIM device which operates on both GSM and CDMA networks. 
 
Processor and Platform

The HTC smartphone is engineered with powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with a clock speed of 1.2GHz. The RAM capacity is 1GB which combines with the processor to offer good speed and multitasking. 
 
The handset still operates on Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean mobile OS when newer versions of Android OS are already hitting the market.
 
Camera and Storage

The Desire 516c sports dual cameras; the rear camera is 5MP with LED flash, while the front camera is 0.3MP. The built-in storage capacity is only 4GB but using microSD card it is expandable to up to 32GB to help you store heaps of songs, videos and other personal data. 
 
Connectivity and others

For the purpose of staying connected with other mobiles and gadgets, the HTC  Desire 516c features Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB, GPRS / EDGE, 3G (HSPA+) and 3.5 mm audio jack. The handset possess 1,950 mAH Lithium ion battery offering up to 9 hours of talk time and 220 hours of standby time in 3G networks and considerably more time in 2G networks.

Verdict

This HTC phone is successor of HTC desire 516 with CDMA + GSM connectivities and a few upgradations made in the software. It is a quality device for users who are looking for good features without emptying their wallets.

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HTC Desire 516C Specifications

General

Brand HTC
Model Desire 516C
Operating System Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Custom UI
HTC Sense UI
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+CDMA
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 140 (H) x 72 (W) x 9.7 (T) mm
Average
Dimensions compared to
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9.7 mm
Average in group
9 mm
Best in this group
4.8 mm
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Weight 160 grams
Below Average
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160 grams
Average in group
146 grams
Best in this group
75 grams
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Colours

Display

Good
Display compared to
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56%
Average in group
65%
Best in this group
99%
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Screen Size
5.0 inches (12.7 cm)
Screen Resolution
540 x 960 pixels
Pixel Density
220 ppi
Below Average
Pixel Density compared to
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220 ppi
Average in group
294 ppi
Best in this group
801 ppi
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Display Type
TFT
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Performance

Below Average
Performance compared to
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39%
Average in group
48%
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99%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 200
Processor
Quad core, 1.2 GHz
Poor
Processor compared to
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Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon
Average in group
Single core, 1 GHz, ARM Cortex A7, Chipset: Spreadtrum SC7731
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, M1 Mongoose + Quad core, 1.6 GHz, Chipset: Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
1 GB
Best in this group
6.00 GB
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Storage

Good
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70%
Average in group
87%
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99%
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Internal Memory
4 GB
Below Average
Internal Memory compared to
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4 GB
Average in group
8 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 32 GB

Camera

Average
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51%
Average in group
68%
Best in this group
99%
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Main Camera

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

Front Camera

Resolution
0.3 MP Front Camera
Poor
Front Camera compared to
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0.3 MP
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2 MP
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20 MP
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Battery

Average
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42%
Average in group
63%
Best in this group
99%
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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

Network Support
3G, 2G
SIM 1
2G Bands:
CDMA 800 MHz

3G Speed:
EV-DO category Rev.A

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

GPRS:
Available

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth
v4.0
GPS
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Accelerometer

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127 User Reviews for HTC Desire 516C

Overall User Rating (3.9 Out of 5 based on 437 ratings)

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Most Helpful User Reviews
  • Average
    John William
    Average
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    24 Oct 2016
    Reviewed On: amazon.in

    Overall: Mobile was good but the service was worst, after 3 months unkownly dropped in water, HTC have spare for the same. After a huge effort i dropped the service from HTC. Without service what's the use?

  • Awesome
    ankit
    Awesome
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    18 Nov 2015
    Reviewed On: snapdeal.com

    Overall: Exclusively available at your site only.awesome phone.thank you snapdeal for giving me such a nice product.

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