HTC Desire 816 Price

Market Status: Available in India

Updated on:Dec 09, 2016

Release Date: Apr 21, 2014 (Official)

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Rs. 23,941.00
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Key Features

  • Android v4.4.2 (Kitkat) upgradable to v5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Performance



  • Display


  • Camera



  • Battery

  • 8 GB + 128 GB Expandable
  • Available
  • Dual SIMNano
  • FM Radio

What makes HTC Desire 816 unique?

  • The best1 phone priced around Rs. 22,000 with 8 GB memory
  • The most high-end Android Kitkat Dual SIM phone
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Buy For

  • Great multimedia features
  • Powerful snapper
  • Edge-to-edge design
  • Robust configuration

Beware Of

  • Non-removable battery

The power-packed phablet from HTC

Display and configuration

The HTC Desire 816 sports a a 5.5-inch display which features HD resolution (1,280 x 720 pixels) giving it a pixel density of 267 ppi. Running the Android OS, topped with Sense UI offering features like BlinkFeed and Zoe, it packs a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor clocked at 1.6GHz backed by 1.5GB of RAM. The BlinkFeed feature lets you view a stream of personalised news, updates and stories on one screen.

The phablet has dual speakers at the front which is also known as BoomSound. The display features an edge-to-edge design giving it a HTC One like feel. The desire 816 is HTC’s first device to offer virtual navigation keys instead of hardware buttons.

Camera and storage

For shutterbugs, it offers a 13-megapixel camera at the back illuminated by an LED flash. It also comes with a 5MP camera at the front, which will be useful for video chatting. There's 8GB of storage with a microSD slot supporting cards up to 64GB. 

Connectivity and battery

In terms of connectivity, it has the usual features including 3G and LTE support (nano-SIM slot) along with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. The Desire 816 is powered by a non-removable 2,600mAh battery.

Verdict

Like every other vendor, HTC has also offered its mid-range weapon with top-notch specs. With an extra-large HD display, powerful snappers and robust configuration, the device deserves accolades for what it's offering for its price.

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HTC Desire 816 Specifications

General

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Launch Date April 21, 2014 (Official)
Brand HTC
Model Desire 816
Operating System Android v4.4.2 (Kitkat)
Custom UI
HTC Sense UI v6
SIM Slot(s)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM
SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network 3G: Available, 2G: Available

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 156.6 (H) x 78.7 (W) x 8 (T) mm
Very Good
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8 mm
Average in group
8 mm
Best in this group
4.7 mm
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Weight 165 grams
Below Average
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165 grams
Average in group
151 grams
Best in this group
107 grams
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Colours

Display

Very Good
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79%
Average in group
78%
Best in this group
96%
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Screen Size
5.5 inches (13.97 cm)
Screen Resolution
HD (720 x 1280 pixels)
Pixel Density
267 ppi
Good
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267 ppi
Average in group
401 ppi
Best in this group
565 ppi
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Display Type
S-LCD 2
Screen Protection
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
67.51 %

Performance

Average
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50%
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74%
Best in this group
99%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
Processor
Quad core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A7
Below Average
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Quad core, 1.6 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8228 Snapdragon 400
Average in group
Quad core, 2.26 GHz, Krait 400, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, Cortex A72 + Quad core, 1.8 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: HiSilicon KIRIN950
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Graphics
Adreno 305
RAM
1.5 GB
Very Good
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1.5 GB
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2 GB
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6 GB
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Storage

Very Good
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87%
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96%
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99%
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Internal Memory
8 GB
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8 GB
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16.00 GB
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128 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 128 GB
USB OTG Support

Camera

Excellent
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88%
Average in group
83%
Best in this group
98%
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Main Camera

Resolution
13 MP Primary Camera
Very Good
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13 MP
Average in group
13 MP
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23.7 MP
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Sensor
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus
Aperture
2.2 F
Flash
LED Flash
Image Resolution 4160 x 3120 Pixels
Settings
Exposure compensation, ISO control
Shooting Modes
Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 @ 30 fps, 1280x720 @ 60 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
5 MP Front Camera
Good
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5 MP
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5 MP
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20 MP
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Sensor
BSI Sensor

Battery

Good
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61%
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65%
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98%
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Capacity
2600 mAh
Type Li-Polymer
User Replaceable
No
Talktime
Up to 21 Hours(3G)
Standby Time
Up to 614 Hours(3G)

Network & Connectivity

SIM Size SIM1: Nano
Network Support
3G, 2G
SIM 1
3G Bands:
UMTS 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz

2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

3G Speed:
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s ↓, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s ↑

GPRS:
Available

EDGE:
Available

SIM 2
2G Bands:
GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

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

Multimedia

FM Radio
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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Expert Reviews for HTC Desire 816

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  • HTC Desire 816 review: the stylish dual-SIM phablet that leaves little to be desired
    Deepak Dhingra
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    01 Jul 2014 | 91mobiles

    "The HTC Desire 816 might just be the dual-SIM phablet you’re looking for"There used to be a time, not too long ago, when our digital lives used to centre around three different screens – our televisions, our laptops or PCs, and our phones. Not anymore. Tablets landed bang in the middle of the laptops and phones and changed things significantly. Don’t forget that some of the laptops available these days can be flipped around or detached fro...

    Pros: Stylish looks; Smooth performance; Supports CDMA on the primary slot; Capable snapper; Very good battery life ;

    Cons: Large size could be unwieldy for some; Glossy plastic back could be prone to scratches; No killer feature;

    Verdict: A smartphone is supposed to be a Swiss Army knife, serving up a multitude of functionalities rather than just being a communications device. And when it comes to versatility, the HTC Desire 816 manages to differentiate itself well amongst the crowd, ...

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Overall User Rating (4 Out of 5 based on 1,511 ratings)

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  • Please explain Flipkart!
    abhishek goswami
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    30 May 2014
    Reviewed On: flipkart.com

    Overall: I did a google search of the product and i saw the results show flipkart sell this product for Rs.23,999! when i clicked on it it shows 26k+.nnplease explain this flipkart and why is it so overpriced in here...whereas every other e-commerce website is selling it for 23,999 to 24,799 at max!nnplease either you sell at a believable price or give a cash back for the difference or do anything to make up for the price gap! probably the vendors your dealing with are taking every effort to put your name down! please have a look!

  • Do not buy Desire 816 for 26900, already in s
    R S
    Do not buy Desire 816 for 26900, already in s
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    28 May 2014
    Reviewed On: flipkart.com

    Overall: Cons:n--Good for the price but i think no gorilla glass so handle your cell with care.n--Power and volume keys are at left so choose before buying.n--LCD 2 which is last year technology.n--Battery drains fast when you play games.nnPROS: For the price with 5.5 inch its great to have one go for it and flaunt.nnDo not buy this cell for 26900 as it is already in stores of mumbai for 23500.nnWait for 4-5 days more .nn1 star for the seller and flipkart for choosing such seller to enter who charge above the market rate price.nnMy impression for flipkart changed.

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HTC Desire 816 Price

HTC Desire 816 Price in India
HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim (Dark Grey) at Amazon Rs. 23,941
HTC Desire 816 Dual Sim (Orange, 8 GB) at Flipkart Rs. 24,999
HTC Desire 816 at Shopclues Rs. 21,499
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