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HTC Desire 816G vs HTC Desire 816: Here’s what's new

HTC today launched the Desire 816G in India, which is essentially a more affordable variant of the Desire 816. Compared to the latter’s Rs 24,999 launch price, the new smartphone is priced at Rs 18,

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HTC today launched the Desire 816G in India, which is essentially a more affordable variant of the Desire 816. Compared to the latter’s Rs 24,999 launch price, the new smartphone is priced at Rs 18,990. The two phones are almost similar in specs and design, but here is what’s really different between the two devices.

Processor
The Desire 816G is powered by a 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor, while the Desire 816 features a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor. The former also features a smaller 1GB RAM, compared to the 1.5GB on the latter.

Weight
The new smartphone weighs slightly less than its older variant. The HTC Desire 816 weighs 165 grams, while the Desire 816G weighs at 158 grams.

Apart from these differences, both the devices have similar display, dimensions, battery camera and operating system. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the specifications and features of the HTC Desire 816G:

Features HTC Desire 816G dual-SIM HTC Desire 816
Dimensions 156.6 x 78.74 x 7.99 mm 156.6 x 78.74 x 7.99 mm
Weight 158 gms 165 gms
Display 5.5-inch display with a 720p resolution 5.5-inch display with a 720p resolution
Processor 1.3GHz MediaTek quad-core processor 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
RAM 1GB 1.5GB
Storage 8GB expandable up to 32GB 8GB expandable up to 32GB
Camera 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front facing camera
Battery 2,600mAh 2,600mAh
Sound HTC BoomSound, dual frontal stereo speakers HTC BoomSound, dual frontal stereo speakers
Operating System Android 4.4.2 KitKat wrapped under Sense UI Android 4.4.2 KitKat wrapped under Sense UI
Connectivity Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth and GPS/AGPS
SIM card Nano SIM, two SIM cards Nano SIM, two SIM cards
Network 2G/2.5G-GSM/GPRS/EDGE:850/900/1800/1900 MHz3G-WCDMA:

900/2100MHz with HSPA+ up to 21Mbps

2G/ 2.5G – GSM/GPRS/EDGE:850/900/1800/1900 MHz (SIM1/SIM2)3G/3.5G – WCDMA:

850/900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps (SIM1)

3G/3.5G – WCDMA2000:

800/1900 MHz (SIM1)

Price Rs 18,990 Rs 24,999

 

  • Published Date: September 23, 2014 3:02 PM IST


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