HTC Desire 816

Specifications
HTC Desire 816
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  • 5.5" 720x1280 pixels
  • 13MP 1080p
  • 1.5GB RAM Snapdragon 400
  • 2600mAh Li-Po
Released 2014, March 165g, 7.9mm thickness Android 4.4.2, up to 6; Sense UI 6 8GB storage, microSD slot
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA version
  LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900) - Asia version
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
Launch
Announced 2014, February. Released 2014, March
Status Discontinued
Body
Dimensions 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm (6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 in)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz)
SIM Nano-SIM
Display
Type Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~67.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)
Platform
OS Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6 (Marshmallow); Sense UI 6
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU Adreno 305
Memory
Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 8GB 1.5GB RAM
Main Camera
Single 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), AF
Features LED flash, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Selfie Camera
Single 5 MP, f/2.8
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes (optional)
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0
Features
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Battery
  Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 737 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 21 h (3G)
Misc
Colors Black, White, Red, Gray, Green
Models D816x
Price About 250 EUR
Tests
Performance Basemark OS II: 520 / Basemark X: 1437
Display Contrast ratio: 1032 (nominal), 1.783 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 66dB
Audio quality Noise -93.9dB / Crosstalk -83.0dB
Battery life Endurance rating 64h

User opinions and reviews

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  • Red Oscar

I have been using this handset for almost 4 years now and I still consider it to be the best phone I have ever owned. The phone continues to work perfectly and has held up well considering it is used each and every day. The only problem I have thes...

  • AnonD-875452

I enjoy this handset. I had searched GSMArena looking for the highest quality headphone output on a cheap phone. I had found a model for $40.99, but I did not have enough. When the price went to $20.99 for bad ESN, I did not get a deal I got a steal....

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