HTC Desire 516 (2014) review
The HTC Desire 516 (D516) smartphone released in 2014. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The HTC Desire 516 runs on Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Po 1950 mAh battery. It features a 5 inches TFT display with 540 x 960 px resolution. A thin-film-transistor (TFT) LCD display is a variant of a liquid-crystal display (LCD).
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HTC Desire 516 (D516) specifications
- Desire 516
- 160 g
- 140 x 72 x 9.7 mm
- SIM type
- Mini SIM
The HTC Desire 516 runs on Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) out of the box, but the Desire 516's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.
- Android OS v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212
- Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
- Adreno 302
Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT capacitive touch screen with 540 x 960 px resolution is multitouch capable.
- 5 inches
- 540 x 960 px
The smartphone's memory (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.
- 1 GB
- Internal storage
- 4 GB
- External storage
The camera of the HTC Desire 516 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera. When you try to take a photo of a nearby object with an autofocusless camera, you will discover that your photo isn't very sharp.
- Front camera
- 2 MP
- Rear camera
- 5 MP
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This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This HTC smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.
- 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Mobile network
- 2G / 3G
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- v4.0, A2DP
- FM radio
- microUSB 2.0
- 3.5 mm jack
The Li-Po 1950 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup.
- Li-Po 1950 mAh
The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Desire 516 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.
- Dual SIM
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 516, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.
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