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HTC unveils Desire 816 smartphone


Mobile phone manufacturer, HTC has unveiled Desire 816, the first of its new breed of mid-range smartphones at the Mobile World Congress 2014 held recently in Barcelona, Spain.

Peter Chou, CEO of HTC says “The HTC Desire 816 marks the beginning of an exciting new era for the mid-tier. Incomparably beautiful to look at and hold with the technology and software to match, the HTC Desire 816 challenges everything that people expect from lower cost smartphones. It is bringing genuine choice to the category by delivering stunning design and high-end performance at unbelievable value.”

The HTC Desire 816 is powered by a quad-core, 1.6 GHz processor and offers 4G LTE connectivity. The 5.5 inch screen smartphone comes with two powerful cameras; a 13MP rear-facing camera and a 5MP front-facing camera, which makes it ideal for photography lovers. It also comes with fully loaded HTC’s iconic dual-frontal speakers and HTC BoomSound for incredible audio quality and HTC BlinkFeed which keeps users up-to-date with the latest news and social updates.

The new HTC Desire 816 will be available in China from March and globally from April, 2014, according to the phone maker.

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