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HTC Desire 816 Price in Singapore

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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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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Price List by Country for HTC Desire 816

Country International Price Price in SGD
Indonesia IDR 1.550.000 0.00
Malaysia MYR 472.00 0.00
Philippines PHP 30,322.00 0.00
Thailand THB 5,299 0.00
Vietnam VND 1.650.000 0.00

Specs of HTC Desire 816

816 Specs

Release Date in Singapore
DateJul 2014
Processor frequency1.6 GHz
Processor familyQualcomm Snapdragon
Processor model400
Processor architectureARM Cortex-A7
Processor cores4
Display diagonal14 cm (5.5")
Display resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Orientation sensor
Touch technologyMulti-touch
Touchscreen typeCapacitive
Ports & interfaces
USB port
USB connector typeMicro-USB B
USB version2.0
Headphone connectivity3.5 mm
Weight & dimensions
Weight165 g
Width78.7 mm
Depth7.9 mm
Height156.6 mm
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
SIM card typeNanoSIM
2G standardsEDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G standardsHSPA+,WCDMA
4G standardLTE
Wi-Fi standards802.11b,802.11g,802.11n
Bluetooth version4.0
2G bands (primary SIM)850,900,1800,1900 MHz
3G bands supported850,900,2100 MHz
4G bands supported800,900,1800,2600 MHz
Tethering (modem-mode)
RAM capacity1.5 GB
Internal storage capacity8 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size128 GB
USB mass storage
Position location
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Electronic compass
Wi-Fi positioning
Operating system installedAndroid
Rear camera resolution (numeric)13 MP
Built-in flash
Front camera typeSingle camera
Front camera resolution (numeric)5 MP
Video recording
Video recording modes1080p
Flash typeLED
Rear camera resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
Sensor typeBSI
Battery technologyLithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery capacity2600 mAh
Talk time (3G)21 h
Standby time (3G)737 h
Form factorBar
Colour of productBlack, Grey
Video call
Personal info management (PIM)Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Flight mode
PersonalizationIcons, Menu, Shortcuts
Support for contact groups
Microphone mute
Subscription typeNo subscription

Be Smart with HTC Desire 816 from iprice Singapore

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 Singapore and you too can take advantage of this awesome smartphone.

Reviews of HTC Desire 816
Reviewed on 2014-06-21
Snapdragon 400 processor clocked significantly higher compared to competition, 1.5 GB RAM gives it a fluid multitasking experience, Extremely loud and clear frontfacing BoomSound speakers, 720p IPS LCD screen gives a surprisingly sharp viewing experience...
Glossy plastic back is prone to smudges, Power/lock key and volume rocker inconveniently placed on the topleft, The plastic exterior may appear cheap to some, Rather large form factor for a 5.5 inch display
The HTC Desire 816 is HTC's second phablet offering to date. After competing in the high-end sphere with the One Max, HTC decided to enter the mid range phablet market with the 816. It faces stiff competition from the likes of Sony and Samsung, but the De...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-03
HTC's second phablet offering, the Desire 816 has arrived in our office here in Singapore. Touted as a high-end mid-ranger, the Desire 816 offers some features which are ahead of its class. Do look out for our full review in the coming weeks and like us o...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-26
5.5inch screen, Generally snappy performance, Good audio quality, Support 4G LTE connectivity
Nonremovable battery, Glossy polycarbonate back attracts fingerprints
Phablets - smartphones with display sizes of at least 5.5-inches - are typically positioned as high-end models with the latest hardware and software. However, there is a growing trend among phone makers to target the entry and midrange segments with large...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-14
When it comes to budget phones, a large 5.5-inch screen isn't usually the first thing you'd expect. That changes, however, with the HTC Desire 816, the Taiwanese company's answer to phablet fans who are on a tight budget.The new phone's large screen offer...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-28
Massive, high-quality LCD. Loud front-facing speakers. Runs Android 4.4.
No split-screen multitasking. Mediocre call quality
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...
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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 front-facing speakers, Attractive design
Cameras can be sluggish, Poor HDR images, Not as good a value as certain other devices, namely the OnePlus One
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 camera
Low pixel density, Poor battery life, Misplaced capacitive keys
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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Reviewed on 2014-07-07
Large, highquality display on a midrange handset. Decent performance and battery life. BoomSound is always a welcome addition. Affordable price for the hardware you get.
Build quality is lacking, and the design makes the phone too cumbersome.
Since the launch of the first successful large-screened smartphone back in 2011, the Samsung Galaxy Note, there has been a growing demand for devices with larger-than-normal displays. Samsung's line of Notes has been a big seller for the Korean giant, but...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-01
HDC is making a good living out of cloning the HTC range of smartphones. Sales of the many previous models have been impressive and people on a low budget are appreciating the good value these clone models provide. The HDC Desire 816 is a clone of the HTC...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-01
Stylish looks, Smooth performance, Supports CDMA on the primary slot, Capable snapper, Very good battery life 
Large size could be unwieldy for some, Glossy plastic back could be prone to scratches, No killer feature
"The HTC Desire 816 might just be the dual-SIM phablet you're looking for"There used to be a time, not too long ago, when our digital lives used to centre around three different screens – our televisions, our laptops or PCs, and our phones. Not anymore. T...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-19
"The HTC Desire 816 is a compelling buy if you need a mid-range dual-SIM phablet"At 91mobiles, we keep a track of, and get to play with a variety of smartphones on a regular basis. Some of them are easily forgotten, while a few others manage to impress us...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-14
excellent audio, good display, runs modern games, good price, OK battery and Extreme Power Saving, dual SIM and microSD device, very good camera (back and front), nice UI, And the
long battery charging, no Gorilla Glass, Internal storage fills up fast, flimsy lid, no EQ, headphones not comfy, no gestures
HTC Desire 816 has reached us in its dual SIM version, for a fully detailed review, shown below. This one is a 5.5 inch phablet with an OK price and this product was unveiled back at MWC 2014, so we've known about it for a while. This is supposed to be th...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-09
"The HTC Desire 816's 13-meg camera is pretty good, especially in good ambient light"It's more accomplished sibling, the HTC One (M8) (review) may have managed to grab all the limelight, but the brand's newest offering in the mid-range phablet space is al...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-06
High-quality workmanship, Very light and flat, Good display, Wireless module supports LTE, MicroSD cards up to 128 GB supported, High-resolution cameras, Long battery life, High performance, fluid interface, Latest Android (V 4.4.2), Relatively cheap
Only 4.6 GB free, Battery can not be removed, Camera recordings are of average quality
HTC offers the Desire 816 as a middle-class smartphone for 379 Euros (~$516). Our HTC test model packs a lot more features than one would expect in a middle-class smartphone. In fact, the Desire 816 is equipped as well as most top-tier smartphones. The l...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-30
Great value for such large screen,  Loud, clear, frontfiring speakers,  Outstanding battery life,  Microsd card slot for expandable storage
Screen is only 720P, not 1080P, Backplate is a slippery fingerprint magnet, Squeaks when you hold it, No NFC
Devices in HTC's Desire line have never been intended as flagships, but phones sporting the vaunted “D label” have usually been quite well received. Rather than going all-in and stacking the spec list with high-end line items, Desires sit much closer to t...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-29
Very large display, Snappy UI performance, Stylish Sense 6.0 interface, Frontfacing stereo speakers, Camera takes good photos, Good value for money, Above average battery life
Heavy video games may be choppy, A bit large given the screen size, Earpiece quality could have been better, Only 4.2GB of useravailable builtin storage makes using a microSD card mandatory
Until recently, one could easily figure out whether a given Android smartphone was a low-end, a mid-range, or a high-end device solely by having its size into consideration. The bigger the phone, the higher its rank was in the Android ecosystem. Things...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-23
It's a massive 5.5-inch phone that looks a little like a cross between an HTC One and an iPhone 5c, and it's a device aimed squarely at China, where it went on sale shortly after its Mobile World Congress debut. Even the name invokes the number eight's st...
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Reviewed on 2014-05-07
The HTC Desire 816's plastic body is well built. The brilliant 5.5-inch HD display has excellent viewing angles, and the quad-core processor runs smoothly, with hardly any lag
The glossy plastic rear is a fingerprint magnet, which is especially noticeable on the darker models. The lack of a removable battery is disappointing, given its relatively small capacity
Meant to be a best-in-class midrange phone, HTC's Desire 816 lacks the fancy aluminum body of its more expensive sibling, the One M8 . But this plastic-clad beauty keeps most of the style and a good share of the features too. Like the One Mini , it only c...
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Reviewed on 2014-04-21
Editor's note: Our review unit is from China, and while it has Sense 5.5, it will be updated to Sense 6 'soon'. All Desire 816's purchased outside of China will have Sense 6 out of the box]Typically when we think of midrange devices one of the first wor...
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