HTC Desire 816

HTC Desire 816
  • CPU Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7
  • RAM 1.5 GB
  • Storage 8 GB storage, microSD card slot
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP
  • OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)

HTC Desire 816 - Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Desire 816
Announced 2014, February
Released 2014, March
Status Available

Design

Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones. Bar
Dimensions 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm (6.17 x 3.10 x 0.31 inches)
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz)

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - EMEA version
LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900) - Asia version
SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Nano SIM

Display

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5 inches
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 16M colors
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 267 ppi
Touch Screen Multitouch
Features Google Drive (100 GB cloud storage)

Media

Audio Playback MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
Video Playback MP4/H.264/WMV player
Video Out 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps,
FM Radio FM radio
Alert Types Vibration,Ringtone
Ring Tones MP3, WAV
Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
Handsfree Yes, 3.5mm jack, Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Camera

Main Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm, autofocus
Video 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps,
Camera Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR
Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration) LED flash
Selfie Camera 5 MP, f/2.8, 1080p

Software

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface. HTC Sense UI 7.0
Java Support Java for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No

Hardware

Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. CPU Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. GPU Adreno 305
Memory (RAM) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 1.5 GB
Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, hotspot
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.

Battery

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 2600 mAh battery
Placement Non-Removable

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HTC Desire 816 was officially launched in March 2014. The 5.5 inches Super LCD2 capacitive touch display has 1280 x 720 pixels resolution at a PPI 267 pixel per inch.

Technically we find HTC Desire 816 has a speedy 1.6 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor (with GPU Adreno 305) and that is supported by 1.5 GB ram. The phone is pack with 8 GB internal storage that is expandable via 128 GB microSD memory card.

The HTC Desire 816 runs on Android 4.1 (KitKat) and power by Non-Removable 2600 mAh battery.

The HTC Desire 816 has the 13-megapixel camera on the rear with a LED flash and 5-megapixel camera on the front for Selfies. And if we talk about the dimensions of the phone is 156.6 x 78.7 x 7.9 mm and a weight is 165 grams.

The HTC Desire 816 accepts for cellular connection and available options for other connectivities are NFC, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, USB, FM, 3G, and 4G. The sensor include in the phone are accelerometer, proximity and compass.

HTC Desire 816 - Opinions

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  • Screen size, image quality (brightness, colors, contrast, etc), visibility in sun light, angles of view and touchscreen.
    6
  • Usability of Camera interface, image and video quality in different light conditions and environment.
    5
  • Is this device perform good while watching videos, playing games, taking snapshots, browsing internet and navigate through other applications?
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  • What about battery life, while calling, listening music, watching videos, playing games and doing other tasks.
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