HTC Desire 816G Octa-Core Smartphone Launched At Rs. 19,990

HTC has launched the upgraded version of HTC Desire 816G in India. This device is essentially the refreshed version of HTC Desire 816G Quad-Core smartphone which was launched last year. Company has now made some hardware tweaks in the older version of this smartphone. The new Desire 816G Octa-Core comes with more storage space and an Octa-Core processor instead of Quad-Core processor while the price of the new variant is slightly higher as compared to the older one. Read on to find more information on specifications, features and availability of this smartphone.

HTC Desire 816G Octa-Core

Apart from tweaks in the processor and internal storage, all other specifications of this handset remain the same. The HTC Desire 816G Octa-Core, as the name suggests is powered by 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor coupled with 1 GB of RAM instead of 1.3 GHz Quad-Core processor of last year’s model. The new 816G features a 5.5 inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. On storage front, it entails 16 GB of internal storage which is more than the 8 GB in-built storage of older variant. The 16 GB in-built storage is further expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card.

Coming to the imaging section, this handset sports a 13 mega pixel rear camera with HTC Zoe feature. It also comes with a 5 mega pixel front facing camera on board. The 816G packs a 2600 mAh battery and includes 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and  Micro-USB 2.0 as connectivity options. It measures 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm and weighs 158 grams. Additionally, this handset comes equipped with Dual front stereo speakers with HTC BoomSound and HTC BlinkFeed feature.

Features and Specifications of HTC Desire 816G Octa-Core Smartphone

  • Processor: 1.7 GHz Octa-Core
  • Display: 5.5 inch HD (720 x 1280 pixels resolution)
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • ROM: 16 GB (expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card)
  • Rear Camera: 13 mega pixel with HTC Zoe
  • Front Camera: 5 mega pixel
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Connectivity: 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and  Micro-USB 2.0
  • Dimensions: 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 158 grams

Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India, said, “The new offering under the HTC Desire series is our next step towards a power packed combination of beautiful design and flagship performance all backed by a powerful 1.7 GHz Octa-Core Processor. The HTC Desire 816G is the best buy amongst big screen devices, packing powerful performance and innovative design perfectly at a great price.”

Price and Availability

The HTC Desire 816G Octa-Core is priced at Rs. 19,990 which is Rs.1,000 higher than its Quad-Core variant which was launched last year.

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