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Meet the HTC Desire 616: HTC's first octa-core Android smartphone

0. phoneArena 26 Mar 2014, 01:37 posted on

Desire 616 features an eight-core processor manufactured by MediaTek. HTC should launch the new handset in China - at least for the beginning...

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posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:41 10

1. PapaSmurf (Posts: 7409; Member since: 14 May 2012)


The front is what the M8 should have been.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:43 3

3. Duketytz (Posts: 330; Member since: 28 Nov 2013)


But but there's no stereo speaker:(

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:05

9. hurrycanger (Posts: 793; Member since: 01 Dec 2013)


Even though I do think the front of the M8 is a step down from the M7, it's not bad. Now comparing the front of the M8 to the front of this phone... omg, this front is pretty ugly, man. You must be kidding. Please tell me you were kidding...

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:22

11. maherk (Posts: 786; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


I won't go this far. But while I was rooting for this phone, and how sleek it is, I saw the comparison video with the M7, and it would've made sense being this tall with a true 5" screen and capacitive screen buttons, not the on screen buttons. Again, as much I am in love with the gorgeous curves on this phone, I did find it awkward for a 5 incher to be this tall.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 04:05 1

18. giani (Posts: 269; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


He thinks samsungs are good looking phones. Enough said. Don't waste yr time with him.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 04:52 1

19. fireblade (Posts: 634; Member since: 27 Dec 2013)


STFU dude... It means no bottom speaker

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:43 6

2. aayupanday (Posts: 458; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


That Camera would be better than that on the M8

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:04

7. Muayyad (Posts: 97; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


In perfect conditions, May be.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 08:21

22. ajac09 (Posts: 1344; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


aka in 99% of all conditions.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 01:56 1

5. kingEngine (Posts: 17; Member since: 05 Mar 2014)


Looks decent but needs more 4.4

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:04

8. Muayyad (Posts: 97; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


Gotta love mediatek support!

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:40

14. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2356; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Now HTC is also following their flagship's design everywhere, atleast midrange.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:56

15. ancellim (Posts: 22; Member since: 24 Mar 2014)


5'' and HD screen? This is the successor to the Desire 600 last year - its codename was 606w, and this is 616w. HTC always gives a better design and user interface than all other brands. Which brand can give you a 5'' HD screen and 1.7 GHz processor?

posted on 27 Mar 2014, 08:01

23. maroon1 (Posts: 1; Member since: 27 Mar 2014)


Are you aware that GHz mean noting when you compare different acrhiture. MediaTek Octa is based on ARM Cortex A7 which is a low-end and low power CPU used for budget phones.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 02:56

16. nlbates66 (Posts: 278; Member since: 15 Aug 2012)


has media-booooo chipset, no thanks.

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 05:30

20. Lt.Green (Posts: 320; Member since: 13 Mar 2014)


Why don't they use SD600s anymore?

posted on 26 Mar 2014, 08:01

21. ajac09 (Posts: 1344; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)


Now this is the HTC I would buy.

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