HTC Desire 816G (16GB)

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HTC Desire 816G
  • HTC Desire 816G
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Key Specs
  • Display 5.50-inch (720x1280)
  • Processor MediaTek MT6582
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 1GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 2600mAh
  • OS Android 4.4.2
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateSeptember 2014

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HTC Desire 816G Review

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • HTC Sense 6 is a great skin
  • Good design
  • Bad
  • Below average camera performance
  • Battery life is average
  • Expensive

In what could be considered a comeback of sorts, thanks to good sales of the Desire 816 and the One (M8), HTC is following Samsung's footsteps by announcing new phones left, right and centre. Recently, the company announced the HTC Desire 816G, which is supposedly a 3G-only variant of the Desire 816 with watered-down specifications. We loved the Desire 816 for its great 13-megapixel camera and its media playback capabilities. Let's hope that the Taiwanese smartphone company can recreate the same magic with the new Desire 816G.

HTC Desire 816G (16GB) Full Specifications

General
Brand HTC
Model Desire 816G
Release date September 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 156.60 x 78.70 x 7.90
Weight (g) 158.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2600
Removable battery No
Colours Blue, White
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.50
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Hardware
Processor 1.3GHz quad-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6582
RAM 1GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 4.4.2
Skin Sense 6.0
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G No
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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HTC Desire 816G User Review and Ratings

3.3 245 ratings &
245 reviews
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    82
  • 4 ★
    56
  • 3 ★
    25
  • 2 ★
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  • great phone
    Anil Sharma (Nov 3, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    well build with good battery life, good camera, pleasant android feel........................overall great package... if we get L upgrade it would be fantastic
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  • vry nyc
    SwApnil Kesarwani (Nov 27, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    awesome phone.
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  • Worst phone, with in 40 days got crashed , HTC Serivce team said 20 days ETA to change all the parts
    Srini G (Dec 20, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    This model has several issues , I went to service center to repair with in 40days . Major problems in this model is 1. Signal very weak 2. While Charging Mobile heats like anything 3. SIM card slot has issue , automatically ejects the SIM (for this issue entire mother board need to change in mobile so it will took 20days to order and get the mobile from Hyderabad Service center ) 4.All over State has 1 service center is the major issue Hyderabad Service center has very poor man power and even they didn't mention proper ETA , the way they responds is worse. (you need to wait for 3 to 4 hours to submit a request) Submitted my mobile in Hyderabad HTC service Center on 16th December 2014 , the same day, I saw the others with the same mobile almost 7 issues found in the same model HTC 816G Model. All are having Charging issues and Signal & SIM Slot issue This ticket number given for your reference 14IND510005068
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  • Very Worst Model
    Pravin Srinivasan (Nov 8, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    My mobile network showing as ROAMING even in home network. Tried everything through HTC Call center/assistance, but no use. I had one BIG PROBLEM also, when Switched ON for very FIRST time, the display screen went BLANK & DARK. I given it to Service center for HARD RESET & Software Update. I took Half day leave TWICE & traveled 35kms to give & get back the mobile from service center. Now again, HTC wants me to handover the set to service center to check this ROAMING NETWORK problem. THIS IS A LESSON FOR ALL, DON'T GET CHEATED BY HTC. HTC 816G IS VERY BAD MODEL. My comment is genuine.
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  • touch not working
    Mann Parmar (Oct 25, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    this phone touch sensor not work proper, this phone is west of money,so anyone no purshase it.. phone was hanging in internet connect.
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  • Must buy!
    Siddharth Singh (Aug 25, 2019) on Flipkart
    iy was the king of that time.... i buy it in 2014 and till now it is working good hTc the best brand
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  • Fabulous!
    Harish (Aug 25, 2019) on Flipkart
    My favourite mobile. Premium look.
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  • supersupersupersuper
    Muthu Ram (Oct 27, 2019) on Flipkart
    very xcellant superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.............
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  • sirra phone a camere is verry good sound very loud and full hd recording
    Arsh Singh (Oct 27, 2019) on Flipkart
    sirra phone a camere is verry good sound very loud and full hd recording and zabardast phone from htc secondary camera very good clearity and awsm phone
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  • htc 816g is 19k
    Vikky (Oct 27, 2019) on Flipkart
    htc desire 816g is 18900 in india.bt hw come is 1500 more? flipkart please give the clarification for this
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