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HTC Desire 516 Dual SIM Launched in India with Quad Core CPU for 14,200 INR

Taiwan based tech giant HTC has unveiled the Desire 516 dual SIM smartphone with flawless mutli-tasking, smooth browsing and other noticeable features. The smartphone merges an elegant design with powerful processor and feature set. The handset will be best suite for those who like to enjoy popular features at affordable pricing without compromising on the performance.

The Desire 516 is available in Dark Gray and Pearl White color options for a price of Rs 14,200 and it will start selling from the end of this month.

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Talking of specifications, the HTC Desire 516 features a 5 inch qHD LCD display that packs a resolution of 960×540 pixels and a pixel density of 220 pixels per inch that should be sufficient to ensure the best viewing experience for the most common tasks. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor that is clocked at 1.2 GHz that is paired with Adreno 302 graphics unit and 1 GB of RAM for an enhanced and smooth performance.

To handle the imaging requirements, the handset includes a 5 MP primary snapper that is teamed up with LED flash, BSI and HD 720p video recording. In addition to this, there is a 2 MP front-facing shooter for making video calls and for clicking stunning seflies. Powering the device is a 1,950 mAh battery that is claimed to deliver 9 hours of talk time.

When it comes to the software, the Desire 516 runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and it is likely to receive an update in the future. Furthermore, the Sense UI adds features such as Video Highlights and BlinkFeed to the handset along with others such as Offline Reading mode.

Commenting at the launch, Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India said, “Everyone enjoys a large screen, good quality phone and the HTC Desire 516 dual sim is that very phone. The latest addition to our renowned HTC Desire range combines super-fast processing and premium features at a lower price, offering users the best possible experience in this category.”

Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 516
Display 5 inch, qHD
Processor 1.2 GHz Quad Core
Internal Storage 4 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Camera 5 MP/ 2 MP
Battery 1,950 mAh
Price Rs 14,200

Abhishek Bhatnagar

Abhishek Bhatnagar, a known technology blogger & YouTuber from India. A Software Engineer by qualification, now he works as the editor-In-Chief, Webmaster, & Managing Director at Gadgets To Use. He runs a number of other technology websites as well.