HTC Launches Upgraded Desire 816G for Rs. 19,999 in India

HTC has introduced a revamped model of HTC Desire 816G launched last year, for 19,999 INR. The new HTC handset replaces the quad core processor in its predecessor with an octa core chipset and doubles the internal storage for a 1,000 INR increase in sales price.


The HTC Desire 816G is fitted with a 5.5 Inch display with 720p HD resolution and is now powered by 1.7 GHz octa core MT6592 Cortex A7 based processor, assisted by 1 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. The storage can be further expanded by another 32 GB using MicroSD card slot.

On the outside, the design remains similar to what HTC offers on other HTC Desire 816 and Desire 820 series smartphones. HTC has not specified the exact Android version on which the Sense UI is based in new Desire 816G.

Both the 13 MP rear camera and the 5 MP front camera can support 1080p full HD recording. Both cameras also use BSI sensor for improved low light performance.  HTC has used a 2600 mAh battery inside, which will last for 10 hours of talk time and 460 hours of standby time according to the company.

HTC Desire 816G is 7.9 mm thick and weighs 158 grams. Other features include dual nano SIM card slots, Dual frontal HTC Boomsound speakers,   3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, Micro-USB 2.0, 3.5mm jack, GPS/ A-GPS, accelerometer, proximity sensor, digital compass and ambient light sensor.

“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.” said Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Vice President and Country Head, HTC India.

Key Specifications of HTC Desire 816G:

Model HTC Desire 816G
Display 5.5 inch display
Processor 1.7 GHz octa core MT6592 Cortex A7
Camera 13 MP rear camera and 5 MP front camera
Battery 2600 mAh
Internal Memory 16 GB
Dimensions and Weight 156.6×78.7×7.9 mm and 158 grams
Price 19,999 INR
Dual SIM Yes

 HTC Desire 816G will be available on all Major retail stores across India for 19,990 INR

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  1. Why a 5.5 inch screen and 1GB RAM, man they don’t learn what a customer needs. 5-inch, 2GB RAM would have been a good hit.

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