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HTC Desire 616 (2014) review

Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6592
Mali-450 MP4
1 GB / 4 GB
5 inches (720 x 1280 px)
8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the Desire 616 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the HTC Desire 616 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6592 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The HTC Desire 616 comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2000 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1280 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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HTC Desire 616 specifications

BrandHTC
NameDesire 616
ModelD616
Release date2014

Body

The weight of HTC Desire 616 is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.59 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.59 x 2.83 x 0.36 inches
Colorsblack, red, white
SIM typeMicro SIM, Mini SIM

System

The HTC Desire 616 comes with Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6592
CPUOcta-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-450 MP4

Display

The size of Desire 616 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches IPS display of HTC Desire 616 with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC Desire 616 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Desire 616 is equipped with autofocus. 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 camera2 MP
Main camera8 MP, 3264 x 2448 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC Desire 616 doesn't support 4G/LTE 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 616 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes, with RDS
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2000 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 616 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Po 2000 mAh

Features

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 comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of HTC Desire 616 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.

Sensorsaccelerometer, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC Desire 616, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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