HTC Desire 616 Dual SIM smartphone Full review

HTC Desire 616 Dual smartphone located in the mid-range segment market. This is regarded as the miniature version of the Desire 816, with design and performance not inferior.

Desire 616 Dual


With a design similar to the Desire 816, HTC Desire 616 Dual plastic shell design and removable back panel. Because the cover is made ​​from lightweight plastic with up to 150g. With a 5-inch screen rather just hand hold the camera. With four corners have rounded all sides, the HTC Desire Case is a slightly convex design feels good in hand.

The front of the HTC Desire Phone is beautifully designed and combined with the screen edges are quite thin looks elegant and classy. Though the cover is plastic, but speaker holes completed exquisitely. Shows the hard bit of Taiwanese manufacturers with their products, whether it is a mid-range smartphone.

HTC Desire 616 dual detachable piece and back cover is quite flexible. This phone allows for the use of two SIM. In addition, the phone also supports external memory card have additional storage capacity up to 32GB via microSD. The rear speaker audio quality is pretty good. The rear of the phone also includes 8MP camera, LED flash, and HTC logo. However, the plastic cover is not a scratch proof.

Overall, HTC Desire 616 dual design is quite nice and no to much luxurious. With good size and fit for lightweight, device feels quite comfortable to use.


HTC Desire Screen Size is 5-inch using an HD resolution of 1280×720 pixels with a pixel density of 294ppi. Thus, the ability to display images is quite good with true color. At the same time, the phone is equipped with an IPS panel, the viewing angle is quite good, handy for playing games, surfing the web or viewing movies. With a 5-inch screen, this is a pretty good smartphone to meet the demand.


With a 2-megapixel front camera, shooting ability of 720p. 8 MP rear camera with Full HD 1080p video shooting. In addition, the phone is capable of focusing quickly and fairly definitive. However, images taken from a longer pale and not very nice.

You want good pictures, you need the use photo editing software. And if you want extreme quality videos you can also use the Video Highlights, an app is quite interesting for video editing. By combining the videos you’ve shot with the sound effects and music theme in a different way with ease. Video Highlights app can help us create impressive videos.


A special feature of the Desire 616 is HTC One Octa Core 1.4 GHz processor with MediaTek. This is the first HTC product has Octa Core Android. Processor with Cortex-A7 for relatively strong performance. So, HTC Desire 616 Dual for multitasking experience is quite smooth, high-quality gaming is still very soft and gentle. However, 1 GB RAM make it a limited performance smartphone. Moreover, the internal memory of the HTC Desire 616 Dual is only 4 GB, can not meet the demands of people. So users should upgrade by attaching an external memory card to upgrade this smartphone via microSD card which is support up to 32 GB.

Overall, the current price of the HTC Desire 616 Dual is Rs. 15,000, the configuration was very good. The performance of the phone also satisfies the demand for mid-range users for playing games, watching movies and surfing the web.


Currently, the HTC Desire 616 Dual still running an old OS, which is Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. However, Desire 616 has been equipped with the HTC Sense 5.5 interface. With the BlinkFeed of Sense 5.5, enabling rapid updates of news and information is displayed directly reported from social networking sites such as Twitter, Instagram or Facebook etc.


The review showed that HTC Desire 616 Dual is a quality product, with amazing design combined with the relatively strong performance, with the octa-core Cortex-A7 1.4GHz processor. Phone running smoothly, meet most common requirements of users. With a price of about 15,000, HTC Desire 616 Dual is an option worth considering. Suitable for those who love design and looks luxurious from the phone of HTC.

HTC Desire 616 Dual Specs:

  • Dimensions of 142×71.9×9.2mm
  • Weight of 150g
  • Display of 5 inch
  • Resolution of 720×1080 pixels
  • Rear Camera of 8 mega pixels
  • Front Camera of 2 mega pixel
  • Android 4.2 operating system
  • HTC Sense 5.5 interface.
  • 1.4 GHz octa-core Processor
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Chip
  • Mali 450MP4 GPU
  • 1GB of RAM
  • Internal memory of 4GB
  • Expandable memory up to 32GB
  • Connectivity of 3G, GPS, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Battery capacity of 2000mAh
  • Dual Sim support
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