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HTC Desire 816

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the sound and responsiveness. The value for money and screen are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the portability and camera.

screen, value for money, responsiveness, sound

camera, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Desire 816 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: review summary for HTC Desire 816


alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of HTC Desire 816 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: iZKA® - EXTRA LONG UK Micro USB Mains Charger Power Supply For HTC One M8 (Released April 2014) also wroks with - Desire 816, Desire 610, Desire 310,

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Desire 816


Plenty of things should turn us off the Desire 816: it's made from plastic; the big screen has a low resolution; the camera is ordinary. But these seemingly mediocre parts add up to deliver an experience that is complete. The Desire 816 has character,...

Fantastic audio Well designed Large screen

Not the best camera

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HTC Desire 816


Big screen, big speakers and a not too shabby plastic design

Great sounding speakers ; Decent 720p HD screen ; Smooth overall performance

Buttons a stretch to reach ; Camera slow to focus in low-light ; Lacks a standout feature

It's a very responsive screen, too, as it handles screen swipes and actions with no issues at all. Resolution aside, then, it's a very decent screen, particularly considering its size and the relatively cheap price you pay for it.


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HTC Desire 816 review: a good phone for a great price


The Desire 816 is one of the best phones we've used in this price range, especially if you're after a 5.5 incher.

We’d like to see more devices like this from HTC. Affordableand usable without any of the bells and whistles. Hopefully the Desire 816 willdo well enough to encourage its maker to continue down the solid mid-range path.This is a phone that deserves to...

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HTC Desire 816 hands-on review


Following the launch of the HTC One M8 this week, behold the new mid-range HTC Desire 816