HTC Desire 616 – 5″ 720p Display, Octa Core CPU – Full SPECS

HTC has launched the newest member is Desire Series of phones dubbed as the HTC Desire 616. The company’s graph has finally reached in to profits  of US$ 75.6 Million in Second Quarter and now, HTC has brought forward a mid-range device.

The HTC Desire 616 Price is set at HK$ 2,298 which turns to approximately Rs. 17,800. The phone will be available in China for the time being and comes in three color options of Black, White and Red.

HTC Desire 616 Features

The Desire 616 Features a 5-Inch Display with HD resolution of 1280 x 720 Pixels. The pixel density is set at 294ppi. The phone boasts a 1.4Ghz Octa Core Cortex-A7 MediaTek MT6592 processor along with Mali 450 MP4 GPU for Graphic performance. There is 1GB of RAM and 4GB of Storage as well. (expandable up to 32GB).

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The Desire 616 Specs also include a 2 Mega Pixel camera on the front for Video calling. There is a 8 Mega Pixel snapper on the back as well with capabilities like LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, HDR, Face Detection, Simultaneous Image and Video Recording, 1080p Video recording at 30 Fps etc.

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The phone runs on a slightly out dated Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Operating System. The handset draws its energy from 2000 mAh Li-Ion battery. In terms of connectivity, the phone Supports 3G networks and has dual SIM slots. Further more, the handset sports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, Micro USB V2.0, GPS Support, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc.

HTC Desire 616 Specifications

Name HTC Desire 616
Type Smartphone
Price HK$ 2,298 / Rs. 17,800 Approx.
Body Dimensions 142 x 71.9 x 9.2 mm
Weight 150 Grams
SIM Dual SIM, Dual Standby (GSM + WCDMA) (Mini SIM + Micro SIM)
Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
WCDMA 900 / 2100 MHz
Data Speed GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA: 21 Mbps / HSUPA: 5.76 Mbps
Display Size 5-Inch
Technology IPS Capacitive Touch Screen
Resolution 1280 x 720 Pixels
Pixel Density 294ppi
Multi-touch Yes
Chipset CPU 1.4GHz Cortex-A7 Octa Core MediaTek MT6592 Processor
GPU Mali 450 MP4
Storage Internal 4GB built-in,
Expandable Expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD Card
Camera Front 2 Mega Pixels (720p)
Rear 8 Mega Pixels
Camera Features LED Flash, Auto Focus, Touch Focus, HDR, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Image / Video Recording, Geo-Tagging, 1080p Video Recording @ 30Fps
Operating System Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Battery Capacity 2000 mAh Li-Ion
Talk Time
Connectivity WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, V4.0
USB MicroUSB V2.0
FM Radio
IR Blaster
Audio Yes, 3.5 mm
Sensors Proximity, Accelerometer
Formats Audio* MP3, AMR-NB, Wav, AAC, AAC+, MIDI
Video* MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, MP4
Others SNS applications, Photo viewer/editor, Document viewer, Organizer, Voice memo/dial/commands, Predictive text input

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