HTC Desire 516C

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HTC Desire 516C Price
  • HTC Desire 516C
  • HTC Desire 516C
  • HTC Desire 516C
  • HTC Desire 516C
55%
3.7/5
127 User Reviews
This product is permanently discontinued.
Key Specs See Full Specs
Android v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Performance
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Available
  • 4 GB + 32 GB Expandable
  • Dual SIM
  • FM Radio
What makes HTC Desire 516C unique?  
  • The fastest HTC phone with 5 MP camera
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HTC Desire 516C details

Buy For
  • CDMA + GSM
  • Affordable
  • Decent configuration
  • Decent battery
Beware of
  • Average front camera
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.

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.
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OVERALL RATING

3.7 /5 BASED ON 52 RATING(S)
OVERALL RATING
  • 5 stars
    28
  • 4 stars
    6
  • 3 stars
    2
  • 2 stars
    5
  • 1 stars
    11
127 USER REVIEW(S)
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awesome camera (4)
awesome front camera (1)
poor camera (1)
poor phone (1)
awesome battery backup (3)
average battery backup (1)
bad battery backup (5)
awesome display (3)
awesome phone (25)
value for money (6)
amazing performance (1)
great sound (1)
hanging issue (3)
heating issue (1)
awesome performance (3)
poor sound (1)
lollipop update (1)
flash (1)
selfie (1)
reading (2)
features (13)
gaming (5)
recording (2)
screen brightness (2)
water resistant (1)
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127 User Review(s) Review talking about - Read all Great camera Reviews
Average
24 Oct 2016 By John William On amazon.in

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
18 Nov 2015 By ankit On snapdeal.com

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

HTC Desire 516C User Reviews

HTC Desire 516C Specifications

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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
Height 140 mm Compare Size
Width 72 mm
Thickness 9.7 mm
Average
Thickness compared to
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9.7 mm
Average in group
8.9 mm
Best in this group
4.8 mm
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Weight 160 grams
Average
Weight compared to
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160 grams
Average in group
149 grams
Best in this group
80 grams
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Colours Silver
Display
Average
Display compared to
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This Device
49%
Average in group
58%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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 yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Screen to Body Ratio
68.33 %
Performance
Below Average
Performance compared to
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39%
Average in group
48%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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
Dual core, 2 GHz, Intel Atom, Chipset: Intel Atom Z2580
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, M2 Mongoose + Quad core, 1.7 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Exynos 9 Octa 8895
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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
8 GB
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Storage
Good
Storage compared to
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70%
Average in group
87%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
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
yes Up to 32 GB
Camera
Average
Camera compared to
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51%
Average in group
68%
Best in this group
99%
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Based on specs, benchmarks & expert ratings
Main Camera
Resolution 5 MP Primary Camera
Average
Main Camera compared to
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5 MP
Average in group
8 MP
Best in this group
24 MP
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Autofocus yes
Flash yes 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
Average in group
4 MP
Best in this group
20 MP
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Battery
Poor
Battery compared to
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29%
Average in group
54%
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 yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Bluetooth
yes v4.0
GPS
yes
USB Connectivity
microUSB 2.0
Multimedia
FM Radio
yes
Loudspeaker yes
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Special Features
Other Sensors Accelerometer
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