At the Double Exposure event along with many other models, HTC also announced a low budget quad core smartphone with a price tag of Rs. 12,990. This handset supports dual SIM (CDMA + GSM) and comes powered by 1.2GHz snapdragon 200 processor.
The SIM slot 1 supports CDMA networks and the SIM slot 2 supports GSM networks (EDGE). There is 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage. A Micro SD card slot will help add additional storage of up to 32GB.
The Desire 516c is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 quad core processor clocked at 1.2GHz. This handset runs Android Jelly Bean and supports HTC BlinkFeed. The 5 inch screen supports qHD (960 x 540 pixels) resolution. 516c weight is 160 grams (with battery) and it is about 9.7 mm thick.
A 5MP auto focus camera with 720p video recording and LED flash is placed on the rear and a VGA camera on the front. Key features are CDMA (EVDO), 2G EDGE, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The 1950 mAh Li-po removable battery gives talk time of up to 9 hours.