HTC had released the HTC Desire 816G in India for Rs 18,990 in September 2014. Presently, the company has updated the Desire 816G smartphone hardware and has chosen to re-launch the device in the Indian market at a marginally higher cost of Rs 19,990. This move is done to sustain in the Indian market to compete with the ultra affordable devices Yu.
The extent that the specifications are concerned, the updated HTC 816G comes with a new processor and more storage capacity. The new HTC 816G wears a identical 5.5-inch 720p resolution display. It is however controlled by a 1.7GHz octa-core processor matched with a 1GB RAM. It likewise provides you increased storage capacity of 16GB internal memory that can be stretched up to 32GB through microSD card.
The smartphone likewise accompanies a 13-megapixel primary back camera, 5-megapixel front selfie camera and a 2,600mAh battery. Connectivity options, it has dual SIM card spaces, 3G capability, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS and it is powered by the Android 4.4.2 Kitkat operating system with HTC Sense UI skin on top.
When comparing with the original Desire 816G was controlled by a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad core processor, and simply had 8GB of internal memory. As the pricing to specifications is concerned, the updated Desire 816G is situated to compete with Micromax Canvas Gold and Huawei Honor 3x along others.
Updated HTC Desire 816G specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch 720p resolution
- Processor: 1.7GHz octa-core processor
- RAM: 1GB
- Storage: 16GB internal storage, microSD supports upto 32GB
- Camera: 13-megapixel primary back camera, 5-megapixel front selfie camera
- Connectivity: dual SIM, 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS
- OS: Android 4.4.2 Kitkat with HTC Sense UI skin on top
- Battery: 2600mAh
- Price: Rs 19,990