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Earlier in the year, at the MWC 2014, HTC announced the Desire 816 as the higher mid-range phablet and it was launched in India in April for Rs. 23,990. The Desire 816 comes with a 13MP camera on the back and a 5MP front facing “selfie” camera. The internals are on the same lines as the budget Moto G, but HTC hopes to sell the Desire 816 with a larger screen, a much better camera combination and their HTC Sense UI.

Before we move on to the camera samples, you can check out the specifications of the HTC Desire 816 right below.

  • 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) display
  • 1.6 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
  • Android with HTC Sense 5.5
  • Dual SIM (optional)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2, 1080p HD recording
  • 5 MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 720p HD recording
  • 3.5 mm headset jack
  • 7.99mm-thick and weighs 165 grams
  • HTC BoomSound, Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
  • 1.5GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, expandable memory with micro SD
  • 4G LTE / 3G, WiFi  a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX, GPS with a-GPS
  • 2600 mAh battery

The 13MP camera from HTC is a new attempt and the HTC One Mini 2 drops the Duo camera arrangement from their flagship HTC One M8 and comes with a similar 13MP sensor that is found in the HTC Desire 816. A similar 13MP camera also finds place in the plastic HTC One M8 Ace.