HTC Desire 816 with 5.5-inch display, 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 13MP camera launched in India for Rs. 23,990

Along with HTC One (M8), HTC has also announced the launch of a new mid-range Android smartphone in India. Dubbed as HTC Desire 816, the smartphone was originally announced at MWC 2014 in Barcelona in February. The smartphone comes in array of colours including Black, Gray, Green, White, Red and Purple and is priced at Rs. 23,990.

HTC Desire 816

According to HTC, the smartphone will be available across India starting from first week of May along with One (M8). The smartphone will be competing tough with the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra in India, which comes with similar specs but higher price.

Specifications-wise, HTC Desire 816 comes with a 5.5-inch HD display, 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, Adreno 305 GPU, 1.5GB RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 5.5 UI with dual front-facing speakers. The smartphone is 7.99mm thick and weighs 165 grams and has dual-SIM support.

Other specifications include 13MP rear camera with LED flash, 5MP front facing camera, 8GB internal storage with expandable memory using microSD card and 2,600 mAh battery. Connectivity series include 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0, NFC and A-GPS with GLONASS.

HTC Desire 816