• 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 Pixel Size1.15 µm
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)

Is the HTC Desire 816 waterproof?

No. Our information shows that the Desire 816 is NOT water-proof an has no IP-Rating rating. Ingress Protection, or I.P, is a certification that shows if water or dust can penetrate devices.

Is the Desire 816 Dual-SIM?

No, the Desire 816 does not have dual-SIMs according to our data, but it may be different in Asian markets. We mainly track United States data.

Is the Desire 816 4K?

No, the Desire 816 1280x720 resolution is not 4K. 4K is often defined as 4096×2160 (2160p) or 3840×2160 (UHD) resolution on handsets, but it has other variations for Cinema and Televisions.

Does the Desire 816 have Wireless Charging?

No, the Desire 816 is not compatible with Wireless Charging.

Is the Desire 816 4G?

No, the Desire 816 does not seem to work on 4G networks.

Does the Desire 816 operates on 5G data?

No, the Desire 816 does not work on 5G NR networks.

Is the Desire 816 USB-C?

No, the Desire 816 does not have a USB C port.

Does the Desire 816 have a removable battery?

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