Htc Desire 816 prices in Hong Kong

If there is one smartphone brand with the niche for being meticulous, it’s HTC. HTC has wooed the masses with its line of HTC Desire smartphones. But the one thing that makes HTC stand out in the crowd is the ability to build smartphones that are affordable yet up-to-date on specs and looks. Enter HTC Desire 816 – the latest in HTC’s flagship smartphones. Read more below.

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Htc Desire 816 Specs


Processor frequency

1.6 GHz

Processor family

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Processor model


Processor architecture

ARM Cortex-A7

Processor cores



Display diagonal

14 cm (5.5")

Display resolution

720 x 1280 pixels

Orientation sensor
Touch technology


Touch screen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

Micro-USB B

USB version


Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


165 g


7.87 cm


7.9 mm


15.7 cm


SIM card capability

Single SIM

SIM card type


2G standards


3G standards


4G standards


Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth version


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

850,900,2100 MHz

4G bands supported

800,900,1800,2600 MHz

Tethering (modem-mode)


Video call


Internal storage capacity

8 GB

Internal RAM

1536 MB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC

Maximum memory card size

128 GB

USB mass storage


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Electronic compass
Wi-Fi positioning


Main camera resolution (numeric)

13 MP

Built-in flash
Second camera
Video recording
Video recording modes


Flash type


Camera resolution

4160 x 3120 pixels

Sensor type


Second camera resolution

5 MP


Battery technology

Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Battery capacity

2600 mAh

Talk time (3G)

21 h

Standby time (3G)

737 h


Form factor


Colour of product

Black, Grey

Curved design


Operating system installed


Subscription type

No subscription

Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Personal info management (PIM)

Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list

Flight mode

Icons, Menu, Shortcuts

Support for contact groups
Microphone mute


Be smart with the HTC Desire 816 smartphone

When it comes to choosing a mobile phone, we look for certain characteristics. Now imagine a phone with all your favourites. Wouldn’t you be smart to choose it? The same can be said about the HTC Desire 816. Released in 2014, the HTC Desire 816 features the iconic HTC design with the Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen on a 5.5 inch screen size. Weighing 165g, the HTC Desire 816 is one lightweight smartphone. Looking at the user interface, the HTC Sense UI 6.0 presents a user-friendly apparatus to access the phone’s apps. The operating system is the Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat) that works well with the other features in the Desire 816. Another feature that you’ll love is the 13MP rear camera with auto-focus and LED flash while the front camera sits in at 5MP – perfect for all your selfies! The rear camera also features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and HDR modes to enhance photography. Let’s look at more of HTC Desire 816’s features.

HTC Desire 816 specs

Underneath the hood, the HTC Desire 816 boasts specs that are made to impress. Running on the Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 with a Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU, the Desire 816 does pretty well when it comes to performance. Memory is not bad too. 8 GB internal memory with microSD storage capabilities up to 256 GB give you the flexibility to store all your favourite songs, videos and more without hassle. 1.5GB RAM keeps the HTC Desire 816 up to speed with all running tasks. Apart from that, other features you’ll love include the standard Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi HotSpot, stereo speakers, GPS and FM radio. More features include SMS (threaded view), MMS, email, and push email. Also check out the Desire 816’s sensors such as the accelerometer, proximity, compass features that are perfect for a day out. Overall, the HTC Desire 816 makes a great smartphone. Go on, check out the best prices right here on iprice and you too can take advantage of this awesome smartphone.

Htc Desire 816 Expert Reviews
Reviewed on 2015-08-06
HTC showcased a device which seems to fall in a completely new niche; the flagship mid-range segment. We're talking about the HTC Desire 816, a smartphone that comes with a mildly powerful processor along with a generously large screen and decent imaging...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-29
Robust build, decent HD screengood Processor could be faster, soso camerabad
Here comes another big one from HTC. The Desire 816 has a hefty screen but can its resolutely midrange credentials do it justice? There's no sign of the metal body we saw on the HTC One (M8) but that's not necessarily a bad thing -- the glossy polycarbon...
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Reviewed on 2015-01-16
Glorious 5.5” LCD 2 display, Micro SD Slot, Sense 6 is a pleasure to use, thanks to nice widgets, apps and social integration, 1.5GB of RAM bolsters the budget CPU to provide a decent UX, Front facing Boomsound speakers are a joy to listen to, clear and l...good Only 8GB Internal memory leaves about 3GB out of the box, The rear camera struggles in low light, The front camera struggles all the time, The non removable backplate creaks and flexes, No NFC or Qi Wireless chargingbad
The large oversized phone market is a hugely popular one these days, some call them “Phablets”, some just call phones, I call them the future. I know it sounds a bit cliche, but I really do like a large phone these days. I have been a large phone convert ...
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Reviewed on 2014-12-23
Impressive cameras, Smooth performance, Good sound qualitygood Relatively low resolution display, Glossy back, Average Internal memorybad
The HTC One M8 might have been HTC's flagship device, but in terms of popularity in the market, it was more than matched by the Desire 816, which delighted many customers with its design, excellent cameras and relatively affordable price tag. Which is why...
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Reviewed on 2014-12-16
When it comes to smartphones, there was a time when cheap really meant shitty. That's no longer true. But which cheap phones are worth buying? I found two.Like many of you, I used to be sucked into the endless black hole that was crazy expensive smartphon...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-23
The bezels round the screen are chunky, particularly at the top and bottom of the phone where you'll find the Desire 816's dual BoomSound speakers, but its smooth, glossy chassis and rounded corners make it very easy to hold. The Desire 816 is admittedly ...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-14
It's the company's first attempt at a low-cost, large-screen phone in the United States. While it lacks the frills of a flagship device, and its camera is a disappointment, the phone is still worth considering at $300 off-contract with Virgin Mobile, whos...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-14
HTC has joined the mid-range "phablet" fray with the Desire 816, a big phone-tablet crossover that costs only $300 with no contract.It's the company's first attempt at a low-cost, large-screen phone in the United States. While it lacks the frills of a fla...
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Reviewed on 2014-10-06
Small phones are so yesterday when you can do so much more on a big screen today, when Steve Jobs once said nobody wants to buy a phone that is larger than 4-inches, a lot of us took that into our hearts but now, the trend has changed, people want larger ...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-29
Binaan badan Desire 816 diperbuat dari plastik polikarbonat, yang sering menjadi pilihan pengeluar selain besi. HTC menggunakan kemasan licin yang kelihatan cantik berkilat di belakang, tetapi agak tidak melekat di tangan kerana kelicinannya. Bahagian bel...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-01
Big, bold screen, Supersmooth runner, Very competitively pricedgood Creaky build, Sluggish camera, Nonremovable batterybad
Price: £300SpecsOS Android 4.4 KitKatProcessor 1.6GHz quad-coreScreen 5.5 inchesResolution 1280 x 720 pixelsMemory 1.5GB RAMStorage 8GBMicro SD compatible? YesCamera 13MP rear-facing, 5MP front-facingVideo 1080pConnectivity 4GDimensions 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-28
Massive, high-quality LCD. Loud front-facing speakers. Runs Android 4.4.good No split-screen multitasking. Mediocre call qualitybad
The Virgin Mobile Supreme%displayPrice% at %seller% is a fine smartphone, but at 5 inches, it barely qualifies as a phablet by today's standards. Virgin Mobile subscribers looking for a bit more screen should turn their attention towards the HTC Desi...
Reviewed on 2014-08-26
Not everyone wants to shell out for a flagship smartphone , but equally the same people don't necessarily need to buy the cheapest smartphone going. HTC is aiming the new Desire 816 squarely at the mid-range buyer, and it looks like it's got the formula j...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-19
While smartphone manufacturers continue to release faster and beefier versions of their flagship products, there is still a large portion of users who can't always afford to upgrade their phones every few months. Or the portion of people who are looking f...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-13
Neat Android customisation, Impressive audio output, Great camera, Long battery life.good Barely fits the pocket, Construction could have been betterbad
HTC Desire 816 Street Price: Rs 24,200Love it or hate it, "phablets" are here to stay. Due to the market demand, even design and ergonomics driven company Nokia released a couple of oversized phones. Rumour has it that Apple, who once ridiculed large phon...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-08
It's been a little quiet from our side when it comes to devices, I know. So just this past week HTC MEA thought it was time to end that drought. Poof! two devices from HTC were on their way to us. The first one has been in the market for a while and the o...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-07
Great price point, 4G LTE connectivity, Big, bright 5.5 inch screengood Phone performance suffers under load, Camera is a little lackluster, Build quality isn't as good as we expect from HTCbad
There's long been a split in the market between the “flagship” phones manufacturers launch with much pomp and circumstance like the Galaxy S5 or One (M8) and the second-tier devices like the Galaxy Ace or F Series . While expensive high-end phones allow m...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-01
While there's lots of action in the high-rent district of phablet town, HTC is looking to sneak in and grab a slice of the mid-priced pie. But is a device that borrows the best from smartphone and tablet something that should be compromised on? Read on, a...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-31
Nice big screen, Slick Android UI, Loud frontfacing speakers, Attractive designgood Cameras can be sluggish, Poor HDR images, Not as good a value as certain other devices, namely the OnePlus Onebad
HTC may have some problems behind closed doors, but outside, it's still widely regarded as one of the world's top phone makers. We already gave this year's One M8 flagship a rather jolly review, and now it's time to see if the same qualities are preserved...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-30
Dependable performance, Wellbuilt, smooth plastic body, Aboveaverage main cameragood Low pixel density, Poor battery life, Misplaced capacitive keysbad
If I were to describe the HTC Desire 816 in a nutshell, I would say it's a midrange phablet that offers much more than that classification suggests. It'd be a stretch to call it the best 5.5-inch handset around, but for a deliberately mid-tier device it b...
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