HTC launches new Desire 816G Dual SIM with Octa-Core SoC in India for Rs. 19990

New HTC Desire 816G Dual SIM

HTC has launched a new Desire 816G dual SIM variant in India. It has the same 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display, similar to last year’s Desire 816G Dual SIM, but this is powered by a faster 1.7GHz Octa-Core SoC and comes with 16GB of internal storage, but it has the same 1GB RAM.

Other features are similar including Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6.0, 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It has dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers, comes with dual (nano) SIM support and has 3G HSPA+ connectivity.

At the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, ‎Vice President & Country Head, India at HTC, said,

The new offering under the HTC Desire series is our next step towards a power packed combination of beautiful design and flagship performance all backed by a powerful 1.7 GHz Octa-Core Processor. The HTC Desire 816G is the best buy amongst big screen devices, packing powerful performance and innovative design perfectly at a great price.

New HTC Desire 816G dual SIM specifications

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display
  • 1.7 GHz octa-core processor
  • 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 32GB with micro SD
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual nano SIMs
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, 1080p recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera, 1080p recording
  • 7.9mm-thick and weighs 158 grams
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 3G HSPA+, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS with a-GPS
  • 2600mAh battery

The New HTC Desire 816G Dual SIM is priced at Rs. 19,990 and would be available across India.

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