HTC Desire 616 with 5 inch HD display and octa core MediaTek processor announced

We had reported about HTC’s plans to offer affordable smartphones powered by MediaTek processor. Now the company has launched the HTC Desire 616.


HTC has announced the launch of the HTC Desire 616 in China. The device has a 5 inch display with resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by an octa core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.4 GHz along with 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage. There is also the Mali 450 GPU.

The HTC Desire 616 is equipped with an 8 MP rear facing camera with LED flash. There is also a front facing 2 MP camera. The device runs on the Android Jelly Bean with the HTC Sense 5.1 UI and a 2000 mAh battery. The phone has dual SIM support with 3G connectivity. It is expected to launch in Asia later this month.

HTC Desire 616 specs:

  • 5.0 inch display
  • 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 1.4 GHz octa core MediaTek MT6592 processor
  • Mali 450 GPU
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 4 GB internal memory
  • 8 MP rear facing camera
  • 2 MP front facing camera
  • Google Android v4.2 Jelly Bean
  • 2000 mAh battery