HTC’s Desire 516 a dual SIM handset with quad core processor running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean got listed on website for Rs. 13,302 and is currently available. The 516 makes uses the qualcomm snapdragon processor.

HTC is a well known brand, I am not sure if users would want to spend 13K on a quad core running Android 4.2, not sure if HTC will give the KitKat update. The Desire 516 runs on an outdated Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS with Blink Feed / HTC Sense 5.1 over a 5 inch screen with 960 x 540 pixels resolution. The smartphone is using 1.2GHz snapdragon quad core processor with Adreno 302 GPU.

There is 1GB RAM, 32GB external storage option and 4GB internal storage. The 516 comes with f2.8 rear auto focus camera of 5MP resolution with flash and a 2MP front camera. 720p video recording is supported.

Important features are 3G, 2G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and GPS with A-GPS. Handset weight with battery is 173 grams and thickness is 9.7mm.

HTC Desire 516 quad core dual sim smartphone

A 1950 mAh removable battery gives talk time of up to 9 hours on 3G networks. The HTC Desire 516 is now available on for Rs. 13,302 and the listing does seem to be genuine.

Tip: Chirag Patel.

By Rajeev Rana

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