HTC Desire 816 specification, release, price in India

 HTC Desire 816

Before introducing its All New HTC One 2(M8), HTC is releasing the mid-range smartphone Desire 816. It is a large, colorful, htc-desire-816-colorsplastic-bodied phone with a sleek and impressive look.

The pre ordering of this smartphone has already started in China. There is already a strong demand for this smartphone. HTC Desire 816 will be released in UK also. Before you decide whether you have to pre-order this phone or not, lets take a small look at the features and specifications of this upcoming HTC smartphone.

Here in this article, we will discuss about latest 2014 smartphones, HTC Desire 816 smartphone, HTC Desire 816  specifications, HTC Desire 816 release date, HTC Desire 816  price in India & UK & USA

HTC Desire 816 specifications


HTC Desire 816 is a striking smartphone, especially in some of its bolder and beautiful colors. Color tones of this smartphone are selected very carefully by the company so that along with  giving a bright look it also have a hint of pastel to avoid becoming outright garish. Because of its amazing colors, it looks quite stylish.

There’s a mix of glossy and matt finishes on this phone. This smartphone seems to be phone’s higher-end brother of HTC One Max.

It is slimmer and lighter than Max. The HTC Desire 816 has 7.99mm thickness and 165g weight which is a massive 50g-plus lighter and more than 2mm thinner.


HTC Desire 861 has a 5.5 inches display screen with capacitive touch. It has a screen resolution of 720×1280 pixels with 267ppi pixel density which provides it a pretty good sharpness.


This smartphone is powered by 1.6 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad core processor. It has 1.5 GB RAM with 8 GB internal storage memory. It has a microSD card slot also to expand the internal storage memory upto 128 GB by inserting an external memory card.


HTC Desire 816 runs on Android operating system. It has Java support also.


Unlike the other smartphones of Desire series, HTC Desire 816 does not have an UltraPixel camera. In place of this, it uses a normal camera with a higher resolution, 13 mega pixels sensor and an LED flash. This much high resolution will definitely get you very much detailed photos in sunlight. But its performance under low light are still under question mark.

The camera uses an f/2.2 lens which is fairly fast.
One thing that is really notable in this smartphone is its front camera. It has a high resolution 5 mega pixels front camera which is very unusual. This much resolution of front cameras was seen only in Huwaie smartphones. But it seems like other companies are now following Huwaie. And very soon this will become a norm.

Along with this, HTC Desire 816 has a lots of camera apps.


This smartphone offers various connectivity options. Some of the connectivity features are Wi-Fi , GPS, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, DLNA.

It is a single sim smartphone. It supports 2G as well as 3G networks.


Various sensors included in HTC Desire 861 are Magnetometer, Proximity sensor and accelerometer.


It has 2600 mAh battery. The battery is non- removable.

HTC Desire 816 Release Date

HTC desire 816 was officially announced in February MWC. It will be available for sale in market from April 2014.

HTC Desire 816 Price in India and USA

As it we already mentioned, this is a mid range smartphone. HTC Desire 816 price in India, USA and UK is Rs 18,000 (expected).

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