HTC Desire 516 

Released June, 2014
  • Android 4.3
  • 4G
  • 5"
  • Quad core 1.2 GHz
Luckily there is a microSD slot so you can easily and inexpensively increase the storage of your phone.
by Fuad-Abazovic (Jul, 2014)
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS are present in all cases, as is a 1950 mAh removable battery.
by GSM Arena (Jun, 2014)

Features Key features of the HTC Desire 516

screen size

Desire 516
Desire 500
Desire 310

screen resolution

Desire 516
960 x 540
Desire 620
1280 x 720
Desire 616
1280 x 720


Desire 516
1 GB
Desire 510
1 GB
Desire 620
1 GB


Desire 516
Quad core
Desire 616
Octa core
Desire 510
Quad core

camera resolution

Desire 516
5 MP
Desire 620
8 MP
Desire 610
8 MP

In The News From around the web


HTC Desire 516 is an affordable dual SIM smartphone

by Fuad Abazovic |
HTC has already released the HTC One M8 flagship phone with dual SIM functionality and now they are introducing HTC Desire 516 that sells for a rather modest 199 euro.
Luckily there is a microSD slot so you can easily and inexpensively increase the storage of your phone.
It was an import tracking website that told about the arrival of thousands of HTC Desire 516 dummy units.
It was just yesterday when we got the first reports about an upcoming HTC Desire 516.
This may happen soon, as an Indian import tracking website is already listing thousands of Desire 516 dummy units having made it to the subcontinent.
After having already launched it in China a few months ago, HTC is now looking to release the Desire 516 mid-range smartphone in India.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Size 5"
Resolution 960 x 540
PPI 220 ppi


Clock speed 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core
Internal storage 4 GB
Supported card formats
  1. SDHC
  2. SD

photo & video

Camera 5 MP
Resolution 5 MP
Flash Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP
Video resolution 1280 x 720 @ Unknown


Generation 4G
  1. GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
  2. UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
  3. EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
  4. HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
  5. GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time (3G) 540 min
Standby time (3G) 13,248 min
Capacity 1,950 mA·h

form factor

Weight 160 g
Thickness 9.7 mm
Size 72 x 140 x 9.7 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes


Supports FM radio No


Operating system Android 4.3
Multitasking Yes
App store Android Market
Adobe flash support No
App store size 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes
Supports NFC No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0
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