HTC Desire 816

  |   by NotebookReview Staff

The HTC Desire 816 is a solid Android phablet. The device features Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 400 SoC and a quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex A7 processor under the hood. Running Android OS 4.4.2 (KitKat), the Desire 816 also has a 5.5-inch screen and 13-megapixel camera.

  • Pros

    • Dependable performance
    • Well-built, smooth plastic body
    • Above-average main camera
  • Cons

    • Low pixel density
    • Poor battery life
    • Misplaced capacitive keys

Quick Take

With its stylish polycarbonate build, powerful chipset and surprisingly capable camera, the HTC Desire 816 offers plenty of value at a midrange price.

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