HTC Desire 516 Goes on sale in India – Specifications, Price in India, Best Phone Deals

HTC has launched yet another phone in India dubbed the HTC Desire 516. India is one of the fastest growing market in terms of smartphone and HTC wants to make its presence known. The HTC Desire 516 is now available in India for Rs. 13,302 and comes in multiple color options of Pearl White and Dark Grey.

HTC Desire 516 Features

The Desire 516 measures in at 140 x 72 x 9.7 mm and weights in at 173 Grams. It has Dual SIM Connectivity with Dual Standby and supports 3G. The phone runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS overlapped with HTC Sense 5.1 UI.

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The handset feature a 5-Inch LCD Display with qHD resolution of 960 x 540 Pixels at 220ppi Pixel Density. It houses a 1.2GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 200 Processor coupled with Adreno 302 GPU and 1GB of RAM. HTC has provided 4GB of Internal Storage with the device which is further expandable up to 32GB using Micro SD Card.

The HTC Desire 516 Specs also include a 2 mega Pixel Camera on the front and a 5 Mega Shooter on the back. Camera Features include LED Flash, BSI Sensor, HDR, Auto Focus, Geo-Tagging and 720p recording at 30Fps. There is a 1950 mAh battery that provides up to 9 Hours of 3G talk time.

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Apart from the Dual SIM connectivity, the phone also houses Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, Micro USB V2.0, GPS Support, FM Radio, 3.5mm Audio Jack and Loud Speaker.

HTC Desire 516 Goes on sale in India – Specifications, Price in India, Best Phone Deals
HTC Desire 516

5-Inch LCD Display, 960 x 540 Pixels Resolution, 1.2GHz Quad Core, 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM, 2MP / 5 MP Camera, 1950 mAh

HTC Desire 516 Specifications

Name HTC Desire 516
Type Smartphone
Price Rs. 13,302
Body Dimensions 140 x 72 x 9.7 mm
Weight 160 Grams
SIM Dual Mini SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA)
Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 42 Mbps / HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps
Display Size 5-Inch
Technology LCD Capacitive Touch Screen
Resolution 960 x 540 Pixels
Pixel Density 220ppi
Multi-touch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.2GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7 Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 QSC6270 Processor
GPU Adreno 302
Storage Internal 4GB Built-in
Expandable Expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD card slot
Camera Front 2 Mega Pixels
Rear 5 Mega Pixels
Camera Features Back Illuminated Sensor (BSI), High Dynamic Range Mode (HDR), Continuous Shooting, LED Flash, Auto Focus, Geo-Tagging –
Operating System Android 4.2 Jelly Bean / HTC Sense 5.1 UI
Battery Capacity 1950 mAh Li-Ion
Talk Time up to 9 Hours (3G)
Connectivity WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio Yes
IR Blaster
Audio Yes, 3.5 mm
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity
Formats Audio* MP3, AMR-NB, Wav, AAC, AAC+, MIDI
Video* MPEG4, DivX, MP4
Others SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input


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    Jey Ganesh August 21, 2014 at 5:15 pm

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