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HTC Desire 816

HTC Desire 816

from  $199+
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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

HTC's Desire 816 is almost a perfect mid-range LTE phablet with good looks, a nice display and slick general performance, only to be let down by its erratically sluggish cameras.

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Pros
  • Nice big screen
  • Slick Android UI
  • Loud front-facing speakers
  • Attractive design
Cons
  • Cameras can be sluggish
  • Poor HDR images
  • Not as good a value as certain other devices, namely the OnePlus One

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
5.522
Internal memory
81
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Smartphone
Android
5.522
81
Yes
2g, 3g

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83 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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