HTC Desire 816 prices 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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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.

HTC Desire 816 Expert Reviews

gadgetstouse.com
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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wired.co.uk
Reviewed on 2015-01-29
Robust build, decent HD screenProcessor could be faster, soso camera
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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coolsmartphone.com
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...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 charging
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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mymobileindia.com
Reviewed on 2014-12-23
Impressive cameras, Smooth performance, Good sound qualityRelatively low resolution display, Glossy back, Average Internal memory
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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gizmodo.in
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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expertreviews.co.uk
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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idgnews.in
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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pcworld.in
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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klgadgetguy.com
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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whatmobile.net
Reviewed on 2014-09-01
Big, bold screen, Supersmooth runner, Very competitively pricedCreaky build, Sluggish camera, Nonremovable battery
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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pcmag.com
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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techadvisor.co.uk
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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tbreak.ae
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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techtree.com
Reviewed on 2014-08-13
Neat Android customisation, Impressive audio output, Great camera, Long battery life.Barely fits the pocket, Construction could have been better
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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techview.co
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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ausdroid.net
Reviewed on 2014-08-07
Great price point, 4G LTE connectivity, Big, bright 5.5 inch screenPhone performance suffers under load, Camera is a little lackluster, Build quality isn't as good as we expect from HTC
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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newatlas.com
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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engadget.com
Reviewed on 2014-07-31
Nice big screen, Slick Android UI, Loud front-facing speakers, Attractive designCameras 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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brighthand.com
Reviewed on 2014-07-30
Dependable performance, Wellbuilt, smooth plastic body, Aboveaverage main cameraLow 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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mobigyaan.com
Reviewed on 2014-07-24
HTC has taken its Desire range of smartphones from strength to strength. The general vision behind any Desire smartphone is offering specs from high-end HTC phones at a mid-range price tag. It also carries forward the beautiful form factor that seems to b...
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Release Date in Singapore
Model816
DateJul 2014
Processor
Processor frequency1.6 GHz
Processor familyQualcomm Snapdragon
Processor model400
Processor architectureARM Cortex-A7
Processor cores4
Display
Display diagonal14 cm (5.5")
Display resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Touchscreen
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
Networking
SIM card capabilitySingle SIM
3G
4G
Wi-Fi
SIM card typeNanoSIM
2G standardsEDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G standardsHSPA+,WCDMA
4G standardLTE
Bluetooth
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)
Storage
RAM capacity1.5 GB
Internal storage capacity8 GB
Compatible memory cardsMicroSD (TransFlash),MicroSDHC,MicroSDXC
Maximum memory card size128 GB
USB mass storage
Navigation
Position location
Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
GLONASS
Electronic compass
Wi-Fi positioning
Software
Operating system installedAndroid
Camera
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
Geotagging
Sensor typeBSI
Battery
Battery technologyLithium Polymer (LiPo)
Battery capacity2600 mAh
Talk time (3G)21 h
Standby time (3G)737 h
Design
Form factorBar
Colour of productBlack, Grey
Performance
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
ThemesWallpapers
Subscription
Subscription typeNo subscription
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