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SIM Free HTC Desire 816 - Black

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The HTC Desire 816 is a photo lover’s dream. With a 13 megapixel main camera and a 5 megapixel front-facing camera the 816 ensures high-resolution pics from either side.


Why Buy?

  • Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6 GHz processor
  • 13MP camera with VGA front facing camera
  • Pre-loaded with Kitkat v4.4.2
  • 8GB integrated memory with Micro SD card slot
  • Long-lasting battery life
  • Full multimedia playback support


Powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6 GHz processor

Extraordinary quad-core power gives you lightning-fast web browsing, remarkable picture quality and hyper-realistic gaming effects - all on a giant, 5.5 inch screen. Then there's the amazing camera that captures every moment with crisp, vivid, beautiful photos.

Sim Free HTC Desire 816 - Black    Sim Free HTC Desire 816 - Black

13MP camera with VGA front facing camera

The HTC Desire 816 has a 13MP camera, so you can take stills whenever and wherever you are, it also has a 5MP front facing camera ideal for video messaging.

Sim Free HTC Desire 816 - Black

Pre-loaded with Kitkat v4.4.2

The HTC Desire 816 comes pre-loaded with Android OS v4.4.2 (KitKat), giving you full access to the latest Android features and the Google Store. It also features the latest HTC Sense technology, which has been streamlined to offer great graphics and characterisation without affecting your ability to access the phones functions.

8GB integrated memory with Micro SD card slot

The Desire 816 comes with a large 8GB memory - so you can download many apps, videos and pictures. If you require more space then do not fear as the HTC Desire 816 features expandable memory. It has a Micro SD card slot enabling you to add up to a massive 128GB of extra memory to the phone.

Long-lasting battery life

With a 2600mAh battery you can answer emails, phone calls and Facebook messages all day long without scouting locations to charge up your smartphone. The battery in your HTC Desire 816 smartphone lasts as long as you do. Talktime is rated at up to 21 hours, while standby can reach a staggering 737 hours.

Full multimedia playback support

With a media player that supports the most popular formats, the Desire 816 is a multimedia powerhouse. Listen to your favourite tunes or watch videos while on the go. With easy-to-access media keys, you can control your music and videos. Skip songs, pause videos, and even mute a call.


Technical specifications:

  • 2G Network: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 - all versions
  • 3G Network: HSDPA 850/900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps - EMEA version
  • 4G Network: LTE 800/900/1800/2600 MHz - EMEA version
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core 1.6 GHz
  • Screen: 5.5 inch display
  • Memory: 8GB integrated memory with Micro SD card slot
  • RAM: 1.5GB
  • Wireless: 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 with atpX
  • Camera: 13 megapixel camera with 5MP front facing camera
  • Dimensions: 156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
  • Weight: 165 g
  • Battery: Li-Ion 2600mAh battery
  • Talk Time: (2G) / Up to 21 hours (3G)
  • Stand-by: (2G) / Up to 737 hours (3G)
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers, built-in amplifiers
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


Warranty information

This handset is covered by a full 12 month manufacturer's warranty

Important SIM free information

This SIM free handset is unlocked and compatible with any 2G/GSM network and 3G SIM card. Some network & 3G specific services may be unavailable with this handset.

Product images are for illustrative purposes only, specific colour variants cannot be guaranteed unless otherwise specifically stated on the page.

Key Details

  • Capacity: 8GB
  • Colour: Blue

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