HTC Desire 816 White
  • HTC Desire 816 White
  • HTC Desire 816 White
  • HTC Desire 816 White

HTC Desire 816 White

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Key Features
  • Display Size 5.5 Inches
  • Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • RAM 1.5 GB
  • Rear Camera 13 MP
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HTC Desire 816 White - Product Summary

  • <p> HTC Desire 816 White uses Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) as its operating system which is a pretty sweet deal
  • For those who can&rsquo;t get enough of their phone and want to make more and more of them, can have this phone that packs in a Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
  • This battery assures a talk-time of Up to 21 hrs (3G)
  • For video calling and taking selfies, the smartphone sports a/an Yes, 5 MP front camera
  • For capturing detailed videos and photos there is a rear camera with 13 MP sensor
  • The rear camera comes with LED Flash
  • This phone boasts of 5.5 Inches touchscreen
  • Users will be able to enjoy enhanced viewing experience because of 1280 x 720 pixels display resolution
  • With a large display you will be able to enjoy wider space for better viewing, playing games, using applications, drawing, watching movies, typing, texting, and others
  • This dual SIM smartphone called HTC Desire 816 White is blessed with a loads of popular features
  • The latest price of HTC Desire 816 White was obtained on Dec 28, 2017
  • The HTC Desire 816 White is available in ShopClues, Tata Cliq, Croma.
  • The lowest price of HTC Desire 816 White is 12,994 in Croma, which is 62.87% less than the cost of HTC Desire 816 White in Tata Cliq ( 35,000)
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.

HTC Desire 816 White - Expert Reviews


Things have more or less stayed quiet from HTC's side in the recent past, at least when compared to some of the other big guns including Samsung and Sony. The company has not released many flagship gadgets even though it gained successful outcome through HTC One last season. However, the Taiwan firm is all set to regain ground by jumping into the phablet segment, which happens to be a genre that it has not fully explored until now. HTC Desire 816 is a 5.5 inches phablet that offers super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen with 16 million color depth resolution and an overall resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. The interface used is HTC sense UI v5.5 that makes the interaction process, all the more smooth and easy. The dimensions of the device include a length of 156.6mm, breadth of 78.7mm and thickness of 8mm.

The gadget, HTC Desire 816 weighs 165 grams and supports 2G, 3G and 4G networks. For 2G network, the gadget supports the frequencies of 850, 900, 1800 and 1900MHz. For 3G, the device is compatible with the frequencies of 850, 900 and 2100MHz. With 4G network, HTC Desire 816 is supportive of the frequencies 800, 900, 1800 and 2600MHz. A 13 megapixels primary camera is provided at the back of the phablet that is extremely powerful at a resolution of 4160 by 3120 pixels and shoots videos in high definition at a resolution of 1080 pixels. Auto focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, simultaneous video and image recording along with HDR are the fantastic features for assistance. The secondary camera is dominant as well with 5 megapixels strength wherein, images can be snapped and video calls can be made and recorded over Wi-Fi and at 720 pixels.

The device, HTC Desire 816 has an envious set of hardware with 1.5GB of RAM and 1.6GHz quad-core processor that should give a rocking performance even in times of intense usage. The user should not expect anything less than the Android KitKat 4.4 operating system along with the latest games and applications. The gadget is available in various colors including Black, White, Red, Grey and Green. A non-removable 2600mAh standard lithium-ion battery powers the device and squeezes out a generous standby time and talk time. The internal memory for the device amounts to 8GB, but if the microSD card slot is brought into use and is utilized fully, the external memory can go up to a staggering amount of 128GB. The Internet can be used for downloading data at a speed of up to 42Mbps while the uploading speed offered is up to 5.76Mbps.

Apart from GPRS, EDGE, HTML5 browser and Wi-Fi, HTC Desire 816 is rich in tethering facilities with DLNA and Wi-Fi hot spot. NFC and USB port are also provided for data exchange activities in addition to Bluetooth.

Operating system and UI

HTC Desire 816 provides a mighty 5.5 inches Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen that runs on a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels and a pixel density of 267ppi. HTC v5.5 UI backs the display.

Other Features

The various multimedia features provided by HTC Desire 816 include a music and video player for accessing the best of the entertainment world in terms of songs and movies. FM radio is another feature that the phablet garners and delivers access to the desired radio stations across the city.


The images produced by HTC Desire 816 would be stunning via the 13 megapixels primary camera working at a resolution of 4060 by 3120 pixels. The secondary camera is also stacked up with lots of pixels, 5 megapixels to be exact and allows images to be snapped at a resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels. Videos can be shot at 720 pixels using the secondary camera while the resolution for video recording by the primary camera is of 1080 pixels. Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, simultaneous video and image recording and HDR are some of the prominent features in the primary camera.


The Internet services offered by the gadget include Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE and HTML5 browser with tethering capabilities of Wi-Fi hot spot and DLNA. HTC Desire 816 provides a downloading speed of up to 42Mbps and an uploading speed of up to 5.76Mbps. 


The memory department is reliable and beefy with HTC Desire 816 as the gadget offers 8GB of internal memory and a massive 128GB microSD card slot. So, the user can keep as much data as he or she wants where the content may include songs, games, images and videos. RAM is dependable too at 1.5GB.

Other Features

HTC Desire 816 is expected to have at least Android KitKat 4.4 operating system and therefore, the games and applications that the device can accommodate should be the latest. WhatsApp and Viber along with Temple 3 and Mot Racing can be downloaded by the user from the online Google play store.


There is no information on the amount of talk time and standby time that HTC Desire 816 can offer but the device should do a decent job with a 2600mAh standard lithium-ion battery backup.


HTC Desire 816 has NFC and Bluetooth for wireless data transactions while USB port serves the same outcome via USB cable. GSM frequencies supported by the device for 2G SIM include 850, 900, 1800 and 1900MHz while frequencies supported for 3G SIM include 850, 900 and 2100MHz. Wi-Fi hot spot and DLNA are provided for the device as well along with GPRS, EDGE and HTML5 browser.

Other Features

HTC Desire 816, when compared to Samsung Galaxy Note3, has a smaller screen with 5.5 inches for the former and 5.7 inches for the latter. HTC Desire 816 does not have a stylus pen like Samsung Galaxy Note 3. RAM is 3GB with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 while the same is 1.5GB for HTC Desire 816. The power backup for Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is of 3200mAh, which again, exceeds the capability of HTC Desire 816 that runs on a 2600mAh standard lithium-ion battery.

Both the gadgets have a 13 megapixels primary camera but the secondary camera is better with HTC Desire 816 as it offers 5 megapixels as compared to the 2 megapixels of Samsung Galaxy Note 3. HTC Desire 816 has a 128GB microSD card slot whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 3 comes with a 64GB microSD card slot. HTC Desire 816 comes with a quad-core processor whereas Samsung Galaxy Note 3 provides an octa-core processor.

Other Features

21 April, 2014: HTC has announced its brand new phablet by the name of HTC Desire 816 in the Indian market at a price point of Rs. 23,990. The device looks stunning and seems like a leaf out the book of HTC One when it comes to the overall appearance of the gadget. The gadget was announced officially on 22 March, 2014 worldwide. The smartphone comes with a 5.5 inches screen and runs on a 1.6GHz quad-core processor along with 1GB of RAM, and should feature Android Kitkat 4.4 or above as far as the software platform is concerned. The camera department is fabulous too with a 13 megapixels rear shutter and a 5 megapixels secondary shutter at the front. The highlights of the device are as follows:

*        5.5 inches super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen

*        1.6GHz quad-core processor

*        1.5GB RAM

*        2600mAh standard lithium-ion battery

*        13 megapixels primary camera + 5 megapixels secondary camera

*        8GB internal memory + 128GB microSD card slot

*        NFC + Wi-Fi hot spot

*        Android KitKat 4.4 operating system

*        Dual SIM

HTC Desire 816 White - User Reviews

Good , Based on 374 ratings
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Desire 816 review
by Bharat on 2014-06-18

Bought this mobile a week back from Spice hotspot Delhi South ex.@ 23300 -10% cash back in 3 months = 21000. I got this phone after much hassle as it was getting out of stock at every Spice shop. They

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Best mid-range phone
by S.Gurumanickam on 2014-10-08

This is my first HTC. First let me confess. I was always a Sony fan and Samsung hater.

For the same price T2 Ultra and Note Neo are available. I studied a lot and bought this. T2 Ultra's 6"

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Awesome, Fast, Beautiful and m satisfied
by Yadwinder Singh on 2014-06-03

I was confused between Desire 816 and T2 Ultra but i chose to go with HTC.
Display is great its sharp and vibrant, touch response is also very nice.
Sound is great too but i was expecting it

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Stunner of a phone. Buy from HTC Authorized Dealership Stores for
by Sai Sivaram on 2014-07-01

The low ratings of this phone as you see here it's due to the anger borne out of the fact that it's exorbitantly priced in flipkart. So please ignore the ratings, because they really don't do justice

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Awesome Product
by AnuraG SharmA on 2014-05-31

Just one is beauty with Brain..I am using this product since last 4 days and truly enjoying its performance..

Just one word for all flipkart hatters ,if you dont like the service

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The HTC Desire 816 review
by Harshita Narsimhan on 2014-05-31

I was on the lookout for a good budget smartphone for a quite a while, and I had narrowed down my choices to the HTC Desire 816, and the Xperia T2 Ultra. I decided to go with the Desire 816 in the

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Do not BUY HTC Desire 816
by Mani kandan on 2014-06-22

Dear Buyers,

I would strongly recommend do not buy HTC Desire 816 mobile in FLIPKART. Because all retail shops are selling JUST 23,000K with additional accessories too. Even I bought this

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no fixed price or what ? It's 23029
by Flipkart Customer on 2014-05-28

please sell it in the true price in which it has been launched in India-Rs.23029.....what I see is it's price is being changed everyday, it's very annoying. Kindly reduce the price with some good

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awesome phone
by ujwal shetty on 2014-05-28

guys i have read this phones review and all and very happy with this phablet. but im upset with fools who r saying that battery should be 3000mah becoz galaxu mega 5.8 which is o.3 inch bigger then

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Great Mobile but not to buy from Flipkart
by Mohit Jain on 2014-06-10

I bought this cell from local market for 23k with free screen protector and flip cover. I am not able to understand why flipkart charging much higher rate than the HTC announced.

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HTC Desire 816 White - Price History

HTC Desire 816 White Specifications

General Features
  • Announced 2014, February
  • Brand HTC
  • Handset Color White
  • Model Name Desire 816
  • Network Type GSM
  • Display Size 5.5 Inches
  • Display Type HD Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display Color 16M
  • Display Features Multi-Touch Screen
  • Horizontal Pixel 1280
  • Vertical Pixel 720
  • Rear Camera 13 MP
  • Front Camera Yes, 5 MP
  • Flash Yes, LED Flash
  • Video Yes, 1080p@30fps
  • Camera Features Face Detection, Geo-tagging, HDR, Simultaneous HD Video and Image Recording, Touch Focus
  • Internal Memory 8 GB
  • Extendable Memory Yes, microSD, Up to 128 GB
  • RAM 1.5 GB
  • Operating System Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
  • Processor 1.6 GHz Quad-Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
  • GPU Adreno 305
  • User Interface HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Sense
  • Operating Frequency GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz / 3G : 900/1900/2100 MHz
  • Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
  • Browser HTML5
  • Processor Core Quad Core
Data & Internet
  • 4G Yes
  • 3G Yes, HSDPA 14.4 Mbps
  • EDGE Yes
  • GPRS Yes
  • Wi-Fi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth Yes, v4.0
  • NFC Yes
  • GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support, GLONASS
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM
  • Music Player Yes, AAC, AMR, APE, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV
  • Video Player Yes, H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV
  • Radio Yes
  • Games Downloadable
  • Alert Types MP3, Vibration, WAV
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
  • Sound Features HTC BoomSound, Dual Frontal Stereo Speakers with Built-in Amplifiers, Sense Voice
  • Battery Type Li-Po
  • Battery Capacity 2600 mAh
  • Talk Time Up to 21 hrs (3G)
  • Max Stand-by Time Up to 614 hrs (3G)
  • Form Factor Bar
  • Dimensions 156.6 x78.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight 165 gms
  • Input Method Touchscreen
Other Features
  • SIM Size Nano SIM
  • SIM Option Dual SIM
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
  • Business Features Yes
  • Important Apps Calendar, Gmail, Google Search, Google Talk, Maps, YouTube
  • In The Box Handset,Earphones,Charger,USB data cable,Warranty card and User manual
  • Additional Features Organizer, Photo Viewer/Editor, Predictive Text Input, SNS integration, Voice memo/dial
  • Warranty 1 Year
  • Sales Package Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, Data Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card

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