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HTC Desire 816 Price in India
Updated On: 17th August 2022

HTC Desire 816

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The HTC Desire 816 is a newly announced Android OS based smartphone. The device sports a 5.5" HD screen with a pixel density of about ~267 PPI. It has 13 MP primary camera with LED Flash & a 5 MP secondary camera. It is powered with a 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. It has 1.5 GB RAM and 8 GB of internal storage, further expandable up-to 64 GB. Connectivity options includes 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB & NFC. The device has a 2600 mAh non-removable battery on board.
HTC Desire 816
HTC Desire 816
HTC Desire 816
HTC Desire 816
HTC Desire 816
HTC Desire 816
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Key Specifications

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228 Processor
  • 1.5 GB RAM
  • 13 MP Rear Camera
  • 8 GB Storage
  • 5 MP Front Camera
  • 2600 mAh Battery
  • 5.5 inches S-LCD 2 Display
  • Android v4.4.2 (Kitkat) OS

Price In India

Last known price of HTC Desire 816 was ₹18,000. The mobile will be available soon across various online stores in India.

HTC Desire 816 Details

Features and Specificatio
The HTC Desire 816 is a newly launched smartphone running on Android operating system that's being launched at the MWC 2014 held at Barcelona, Spain. The device is powered with a 1.6 GHz quad-core Snapdragon MSM8292 Snapdragon 400 processor. In terms of memory, it has 1.5 GB of RAM and a meagre 8 GB of internal storage, that could however be expanded up-to 64 GB using microSD card.
Screen and Design
The screen on the phone features a 5.5 inch capacitive screen with 10 point multi-touch support. The screen on the phone has HD (720x1280 pixels) resolution that gives about 267 PPI pixel density. In terms of design, it features the same premium metallic uni-body look and finish as seen on the 'One' line of devices from HTC.
Camera and Multimedia
The HTC Desire 816 has a 16 MP auto-focus primary camera on the rear with LED flash support, that could prove to be very useful while snapping photos and shooting videos under low-light conditions. The primary camera comes with all the top-notch camera features including panorama, HDR, full-HD video recording, geo-tagging, smile/face recognition mode, etc. The phone also has a 5 MP secondary front facing camera that could be used for video calling and snapping self-portraits. In terms of multimedia capability of the device, it supports playback of all the common multimedia formats including, but not limited to, MP3, MP4, WAV, AAC, AVI, WMV, eAAC+, etc.
Software and Features
The HTC Desire 816 comes pre-loaded with Android v4.4 KitKat operating system out of the box and has Sense UI v5.5 loaded on top of it. The device comes pre-loaded with other common apps and software features that includes, Gmail, Google Search, Maps, Hangouts, document reader, image & video editor, etc.
Battery and Connectivity
The device is loaded with a 2600 mAh non-removable battery on-board, that should be sufficient enough to keep the device powered for an entire day with moderate usage. In terms of connectivity options, the device supports GPRS, EDGE, 3G HSDPA/HSUPA, LTE, NFC, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, Micro-USB v2.0, etc.

HTC Desire 816 Specifications


Launch Date April 21, 2014 (Official)
Processor Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
RAM 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB
Screen Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cms)
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8228
CPU Quad core, 1.6GHz, Cortex A7
RAM 1.5 GB
Graphics Adreno 305


Height 6.17 inches (156.6 mm)
Width 3.1 inches (78.7 mm)
Thickness 0.31 inches (8 mm)
Weight 165 grams


Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Display Type S-LCD 2, Standard
Size 5.5 inches (13.97 cms)
Pixel Density 267 pixels per inch (ppi)
Protection Yes
TouchScreen Yes, Capacitive, Multi-touch
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 67.51 %


Rear camera setup Single
Rear camera (Primary) 13 MP resolutionf/2.2 aperture28 mm focal length
Front camera setup Single
Front camera (Primary) 5 MP resolution
Sensor Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Flash LED Rear flash
Video Resolution (Rear) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps1280x720 @ 60 fps
Video Resolution (Front) 1920x1080 @ 30 fps
Camera Features Auto Flash Auto Focus Simultaneous HD video and image recording Touch to focus
Shooting Modes Continuos Shooting High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)


Type Li-Polymer
Capacity 2600 mAh
Removable No
Talk Time Up to 21 Hours (3G)
Standby Time Up to 614 Hours (3G)
Fast Charging No


Internal Memory 8 GB
Expandable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 128 GB (Dedicated)


Operating System Android v4.4.2 (Kitkat)
Custom UI HTC Sense


SIM Configuration Dual SIM SIM1: Nano
Network SIM1: 3G, 2GSIM2: 2G
Wi-Fi Yes, with b/g/n
Wi-fi features Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Yes with A-GPS, Glonass
Infrared Yes


Speaker Yes
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm
Video Player Yes, Video Formats: 3G2, 3GP, AVI, MPEG4, WMV


Fingerprint sensor No
Other Sensor Light sensorProximity sensorAccelerometerCompass
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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By sijo p joseph, 93 months ago
I brought HTC Desire 816G (white) mobile in the month of November 2014. And I must say that it was one of the best mobile i have used in my life. Camera clarity both video and still are soo good. I am very much happy t have this mobile.
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no comparison in range upto 30,000
By varun, 93 months ago
friends the best smartphone ever i have used , go for this.
if u compare with other brands and if u find RAM or other specifications are less , i assure u when you operate and multitasking with applications or intenet ,you forget other smartphones upto 2.5 GB ram and processor.

now whenever i use friends phones internet or operate , i feel there is huge difference in operating .
no comparison htc desire 816
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By Pankaj Yadav, 93 months ago
Great phone. using since jul 14 having nil problem. love the phone. but htc should provide extra back cover.
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Best Smartphone.
By hameed.khan515, 94 months ago
Really it is the best smartphone, I like it bcause of it's performance, like battery backup,camera,speed of. browsing
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htc 816 is very good
By sumesh4630, 94 months ago
best midrange phone. i use six month no single problem
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HTC Desire 816 Price in India

HTC Desire 816 Price in India is Rs. 18,000 as on 17th August 2022 17:06:51
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