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HTC Desire 816G Re-Launched for 19,999 INR, Compared to Original Variant

Back in September HTC announced the launch of the HTC Desire 816G in India for Rs 18,990 and now, it has re-launched the same for Rs 19,999 and has packed in some hardware enhancements.

The upgraded HTC 816G is given a new octa core processor and increased internal storage space. The other specifications of the handset are similar to the original one with a 5.5 inch SLCD 2 display with HD 720p resolution. The smartphone flaunts a 13 MP main camera at its back with BSI sensor, f2.2 wide aperture, 28mm lens and support for FHD 1080p video recording. There is a 5 MP front facing camera as well for video conferencing.

htc desire 816G

A 2,600 mAh battery powers the Desire 816G pumping a decent backup to it. Connectivity aspects of the HTC offering include dual SIM card slots, 3G, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS. The smartphone runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat topped with Sense 6 UI.

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Otherwise, the Desire 816G will feature Dual BoomSound front facing speakers as in the other smartphones from the vendor.

Notably, the upgraded Desire 816G makes use of a 1.7 GHz octa core processor backed by with a 1 GB of RAM as in the quad core variant. In comparison, the original model features a quad core 1.3 GHz MediaTek MT6582 chipset under its hood.  Instead of 8 GB of storage, the new Desire 816G features 16 GB of storage capacity that can be further expanded by another 32 GB via a micro SD card.

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Key Specs

Model HTC Desire 816G
Display 5.5 inch, HD
Processor 1.7 GHz Octa Core
Internal Storage 16 GB, Expandable up to 32 GB
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Camera 13 MP/ 8 MP
Battery 2,600 mAh
Price Rs 19,999

Abhishek Bhatnagar

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