HTC Desire 816

Added: 07.10.14 | Updated: 02.13.20
  • Model: Desire 816
  • Brand: HTC
  • Rating: 0 out of 5 (0 votes)
  • Price: 250 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2014
  • Dimensions: 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 165 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm)
  • Built-in memory: 8 GB
  • Screen: Super LCD2 5.5 inches
  • Battery: 2600 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 13MP
  • Front camera: Single, 5MP

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HTC Desire 816 specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 816 Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire 816

Launch date

HTC Desire 816 PricePrice

First price

250 EUR

HTC Desire 816 dimension, size, weightDesign


6.17 in (156.6 mm)


3.1 in ( 78.7 mm)


0.31 in ( 7.9 mm)


5.82 oz (165 grams)

Water resistant


Black, White, Red, Gray, Green


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HTC Desire 816 screenScreen

Technology Super LCD2

5.5 in

Screen Area

83.4 cm2


720 x 1280 px

Points per inch

267 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


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HTC Desire 816 ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm)


- Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7


- Adreno 305

HTC Desire 816 Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

HTC Desire 816 SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 4.4.2 (KitKat), upgradable to 6 (Marshmallow); Sense UI 6

User Interface

Sense UI 6

HTC Desire 816 main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), AF


LED flash, HDR

Video Recording 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps

HTC Desire 816 selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, f/2.8

Video Recording 1080p@30fps

HTC Desire 816 Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA / LTE
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
-4G - LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA version 
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900) - Asia version
SIM Card Nano-SIM
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE

HTC Desire 816 wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
NFC Yes (optional)
USB microUSB 2.0

HTC Desire 816 Battery type and CapacityBattery


2600 mAh


 Non-removable Li-Po


Standby - Up to 737 h (3G)
Video playback - Up to 21 h (3G)



HTC Desire 816 sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio FM radio
-stereo speakers


Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Other specifications


Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire 816 antutu score Antutu Score

Antutu 7 Score21477 (Position 1455 out of 2129)

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HTC Desire 816 geekbench ScoreGeekbench Score

GeekBench 4 Single Core429 (Position 852 out of 1025)
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core1437 (Position 766 out of 1023)

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Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does HTC Desire 816 cost?

The price of the HTC Desire 816 varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 250 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the HTC Desire 816 come out?

HTC Desire 816 mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, White, Red, Gray, Green.

What is the size and weight of HTC Desire 816 ?

The HTC Desire 816 has dimensions of Height: 156.6 mm Width: 78.7 mm Thickness: 7.9 mm and weighs approximately 165 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of HTC Desire 816?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 5.5 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 720 x 1280 px at a pixel density of 267 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a HTC Desire 816 have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 (28 nm) with processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7. HTC Desire 816 is available with internal memory of 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the HTC Desire 816?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), AF and features like LED flash, HDR

What are the front camera specs and MP of the HTC Desire 816?

The device comes with Single front camera setup with specs of 5 MP, f/2.8 and features like