HTC Desire 516 dual sim
Display5 inch, qHD
CPU SpeedQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200, 1.2 GHz quad-core CPUs
BatteryCapacity: 1950 mAh
Removable rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Talk Time:
Up to 9 hours for 3G
Standby time4:
Up to 220 hours for 3G
Complete Specs
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HTC Desire 516
Driven to perform
Driven to perform
HTC Desire 516

Powerful processor for accelerated use. Toggle between several apps for snappy multi-tasking, load web pages in a flash and enjoy high-quality gaming with smooth graphic display. Enjoy stunning videos, imaging performance and connectivity at blistering speeds.
HTC Desire 516
Your home screen your way
Your home screen your way
HTC Desire 516

Customise your home screen: select your favourite social networks, news sources, sport sites and entertainment feeds. Your personalised HTC BlinkFeed gives you the latest streams. Plus, offline reading features allows you to save content that you want to read later, without going over your Wi-Fi data usage. With HTC BlinkFeed, you’ll get everything directly on your home screen, every time that you refresh your phone.
HTC Desire 516
Take centre stage
Take centre stage
HTC Desire 516

Video Highlights pulls together your own photos and videos of an event and creates videos with different music themes and visual effects that you select. No additional software or editing skills required.
Sound Quality
Ease of Use
Battery Life
Look & Feel
Overall 2.3509 / 5
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140 x 72 x 9.7 mm
160 g
5 inch, qHD
CPU Speed
Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 200, 1.2 GHz quad-core CPUs
HTC BlinkFeed™
SIM Card Type
Dual Regular SIM

850/900/1800/1900 (SIM1 & SIM2)

900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 21Mbps

Total storage: 4 GB, available capacity varies
Expansion card slot supports microSD™ memory card for up to 32GB additional storage (card not included)
Internal GPS antenna
3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Bluetooth® 4.0
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

5 MP camera with fixed focus
1080p Full HD video recording
Front Camera: 2MP
Front Camera: FWVGA video recording

Audio supported formats:
Playback: .wav, .mp3, .xmf, .amr, aac .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
Recording: .amr, .aac

Video supported formats:
Playback: .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), H.263, H.264,
Recording: .mp4, H.263, H.264,
Capacity: 1950 mAh
Removable rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Talk Time:
Up to 9 hours for 3G
Standby time4:
Up to 220 hours for 3G
AC Adaptor
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5 V and 1 A
  1. Network bands in regions may be different, depending on the mobile operator and your location. 4G LTE only available in select countries. Upload and download speeds also depend on the mobile provider.

  2. Available storage is less due to phone software. Approximately 1.7 GB storage available for user content. Available storage is subject to change based on phone software updates and apps usage.
  3. Battery times (talk time, standby time and more) are subject to network and phone usage.

    A Standby time specification ("specification") is an industry standard that is only intended to allow comparison of different mobile devices under the same circumstances. Power consumption in a standby state is strongly dependent on factors including but not limited to network, settings, location, movement, signal strength and mobile traffic. Comparisons of different mobile devices using such a specification can therefore only be done in a controlled laboratory environment. When using any mobile device in real life circumstances for which the mobile device is intended, the standby time could be considerably lower and will be strongly dependent on the factors mentioned above.

Note: Specifications are subject to change without prior notice
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