HTC unveils the HTC Desire 516C, price and availability revealed

Published Oct 18, 2014, 9:01 pm IST
Updated Mar 30, 2019, 8:31 pm IST
The HTC smartphone will be exclusively available on Snapdeal
HTC Desire 516C
 HTC Desire 516C

Mumbai: HTC, has unveiled the new HTC Desire 516C, a dual sim and CDMA-enabled version of the successful HTC Desire 516 dual sim. The device offers seamless multi-tasking, smooth browsing and effortless video creation to the entry-level market. Retaining the sophisticated design and the powerful quad-core processor, the latest addition to the HTC Desire family packs in the most-popular features of the celebrated HTC One series’, like the HTC BlinkFeed, and Video Highlights, making them available to those who want a more affordable handset without compromising on performance.


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Boasting a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, the HTC Desire 516C dual sim can comfortably meet any challenge, no matter how you want to use your phone. Whether you want fast, responsive web browsing, silky-smooth graphics when watching videos or playing games, or simply the ability to switch between multiple apps, exceptional performance comes as standard with this device.

HTC BlinkFeed: Bringing your favourite content direct to your home screen HTC’s renowned HTC BlinkFeed home screen, first introduced with the HTC One, now gives you the opportunity to join the millions of HTC users who have customised their streams to deliver more relevant, up-to-the-minute news and social updates direct to their home screens.


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Displayed on the HTC Desire 516C dual sim impressive 12.7 cms (5 inches) qHD screen to ensure the best viewing experience, updates from your favourite news and social sites including Twitter, Facebook are displayed in crisp detail and rich colour, making the information easy to digest whenever you glance at your phone.

With the Offline Reading mode, it’s now possible to view articles from your personal feed, drawn from more than 20,000 articles a day from the world’s leading media companies, making it an ideal option for those on a limited data plan. Simply add up to 120 articles to your reading list when connected to WiFi and access them later to enjoy data-free reading on the move.


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Video Highlights

With the HTC Desire 516C dual sim, your pictures and video clips can be automatically turned into a professional-looking show reel of your best moments. Select photos taken with the HTC Desire 516C dual sim’s 5MP camera, place them into your preferred sequence and choose your favourite tracks and effects to create impressive videos to share with friends and family through social networks.

Dual SIM

Dual SIM card holders give you the freedom of having two phones in one, making it easy to switch between multiple mobile accounts and manage both work and personal profiles from one device.



The new HTC Desire 516C dual sim will be available in India exclusively on for Rs 12,990.

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