HTC Desire 816

Announced:
Feb 24, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

8.5
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Display

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Display size:

5.5 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

267 ppi

Technology:

S-LCD 2

Screen-to-body ratio:

67.58 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

13 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Features:

Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 inches (156.6 x 78.7 x 7.99 mm)

Weight:

5.82 oz (165 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors:

Black, Gray, Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, Red, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928

Processor:

Quad-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7

GPU:

Adreno 305

RAM:

1.5 GB

Internal storage:

8 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2), HTC Sense UI

Battery

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Capacity:

2600 mAh

Talk time (3G):

21.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

30.7 days (737 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 20, 8, 3, 7

UMTS:

850, 900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3, WAV), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

This device is also known as HTC Desire 8

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

HTC Desire 816 Dual

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Yes

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

No Pros

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (267 ppi)

Description

The HTC Desire 816 sports 5.5-inch display, 1.6GHz quad-core processor, 4G LTE connectivity and two powerful cameras - a 13MP rear-facing camera as well as a 5MP front-facing camera.

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