HTC has launched the Desire 316 in China. The 316 is powered by 1.2GHz quad core processor running Android 4.3 with 512MB RAM. No word about the launch in India or the price. Looking at the specs and taking clue from the recently launched HTC Desire 310 we can expect it to be priced at under Rs. 13,000.

HTC had launched the 310 that also comes powered by a quad core processor clocked at 1.2GHz but with a smaller screen of 4.5 inches. The Desire 316 comes with 5 inch IPS screen with qHD resolution (960 x 540 pixels). This handset runs on Android 4.3 with 512MB RAM and 4GB storage.

There is micro SD card slot that can house another  32GB external cards. Key features are 3G, 2G, WiFi, GPS, HTC Blink Feed and Bluetooth. The HTC Desire 316 also includes a 5MP rear camera with LED and 0.3MP front fixed focus camera.

HTC Desire 316 quad core handset

Desire 316 comes with 1950 mAh battery. We are not sure when this handset will be made available in India. The expected price is under Rs. 13000.

Tip: Mir Shahjahan.

By Rajeev Rana

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