HTC announced the launch of the Desire 516 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 516 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The HTC Desire 516 comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Po 1950 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with a TFT display (540 x 960 px).
HTC Desire 516 specifications
The weight of HTC Desire 516 is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.51 x 2.83 x 0.38 inches).
|Dimensions||5.51 x 2.83 x 0.38 inches|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The HTC Desire 516 comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.
|OS version||Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|SoC||Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7|
The size of Desire 516 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. The 5 inches TFT display of HTC Desire 516 with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Screen size||5 inches|
|Resolution||540 x 960 px|
The internal memory of HTC Desire 516 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||4 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the Desire 516 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.
|Selfie camera||2 MP|
|Main camera||5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px|
The HTC Desire 516 supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Desire 516 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Po 1950 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Desire 516 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Type||Li-Po 1950 mAh|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Desire 516 phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The Dual SIM capability of HTC Desire 516 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.
|Sensors||accelerometer, compass, light, proximity|
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