HTC Desire 816 announced with spring release

HTC on Monday announced the Desire 816, a mid-range Android that provides much of the HTC One experience in a lower price point.

Made from polycarbonate materials, the Desire 816 features a 5.5-inch 720p display, 13-megapixel rear camera, and 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, the phone also offers users 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internals storage, and microSD expansion. In terms of connectivity, the Desire 816 packs LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, GPS, and GLONASS.

The HTC Desire 816 is expected to go on sale in China in March followed by other markets in April. Pricing was not disclosed as of press time.

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