• 5.5" (1280x720) LCD
  • 1.5GB
    Snapdragon 400 SoC
    8GB Storage
  • 13-MP Rear: 1 Camera
  • 2600 mAh

The HTC Desire 816 phone has a 5.5-inch (1280x720) LCD screen, a 13MP main camera and a 5MP selfie camera. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh and the main processor is a Snapdragon 400 with 1.5 GB of RAM.

Specifications Highlights
ProductDesire 816 (2014), Price: 280 USD
Display5.5" 1280x720 LCD
Rear Camera(s)
  • 13-MP (Primary)
Selfie Camera(s)
  • 5-MP
Computing
  • Snapdragon 400 SoC
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB Storage
  • MicroSD (128GB max.)
Battery2600 mAh
DesignIP Rating, 165g (5.8oz), 156.6x78.7x7.9 mm (6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 inches)
Price (Market)$280
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Display
TypeLCD
Diagonal (inches)5.5"
Display/Body Ratio67.7%
Resolution1280x720
Sharpness (PPI)267 PPI
Features
  • Multitouch
Color Depth24 bit (16,777,216 Colors)
Primary Camera
Megapixel13-MP
Sensor SizeSmall
Hardware Features
  • Flash
  • HDR Photo
Video Resolutions
  • 1080p/30fps
  • 720p/60fps
Battery
Battery TypeLi-Poly
Battery Capacity (mAh)2600 mAh
Talk Time21 hours
Computing
Processor BrandQualcomm
Processor NameSnapdragon 400
Processor ModelMSM8928
Processor # Cores4
Main Processor Frequency (GHz)1.6 GHz
RAM Options1.5GB
Internal Storage Options8GB
Memory Card TypeMicroSD
Mem. Card Max. Size128GB
Operating System + VersionAndroid 4.4.2
Communications
Modem Features
  • GPRS
  • EDGE
WiFi Speed
  • b
  • g
  • n
WiFi Features
  • Hotspot
Bluetooth VersionBluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth Features
  • A2DP
NFC Features
  • NFC Supported
Connector TypeMicro USB
Sim Card 0
NameSIM0
SIM TypeNano SIM
Multimedia
Audio Alerts
  • VIBRATION
  • MP3
  • WAV
Speaker channelsStereo
Audio Features
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Port
  • FM Radio
Audio Formats
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
Video Formats
  • MP4
  • WMV
  • H.264
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Proximity

Desire 816 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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The last time we checked, the Desire 816 was retailing at around $280 online. Things may have changed a bit since.
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No. the Desire 816 has not been rated as water-proof as we do not find an IP-Rating.
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No, the Desire 816 does not have dual-SIMs as far as we know, but things may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track USA data.
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No, the Desire 816 1280x720 screen resolution is not 4K.
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No, Desire 816 does not have Wireless Charging.
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No, the Desire 816 does not feature Qi Wireless Charging.
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No, the Desire 816 is not a 4G-LTE handset.
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No, the Desire 816 is not a 5G smartphone.
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No, the Desire 816 is not a USB-C smartphone.
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No, the Desire 816 does not have a removable battery.

HTC Desire 816 Specs & Speed Benchmarks

Antutu

Higher is better

3DMark Slingshot 3.1

Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited Icestorm

Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan (Offscr.)

Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex (Offscr.)

Higher is better

Battery Capacity (mAh)

Higher is better