HTC has launched the company’s latest phablet – HTC Desire 816 in India at an initial price of INR 23,990 and it is available in Black, White, Red, Green and Purple colours & would go on sale in first week of May. It is a mid-range phone and earlier it was announced at the MWC 2014. It features a 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, powered by a 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat with HTC Sense 6.0 on top, 1.5GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which is expandable via microSD card. It comes with 13-megapixel rear-camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It packs 2600mAh battery and has dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers and comes with dual SIM support & has usual connecitivity options.


Commenting on the launch, Jack Yang, President of HTC South Asia said,

“The HTC Desire 816 is the start of the mid-tier performance smartphone. Taking the best technology and putting it into the Desire 816 challenges everything people will expect from a mid-tier smartphone with performance”.

Specifications of HTC Desire 816

Features HTC Desire 816
Display 5.5-inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels
Processor 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
Operating System Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 5.5
Memory 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory which is expandable up to 32GB via microSD card
Camera 13MP rear-camera with LED flash, 1080p video recording and 5MP front-facing camera
Other Features Dual SIM, 3.5mm audio jack, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
Weight 165 grams
Battery 2600mAh

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