HTC has launched a new mid-range Android smartphone for those who want to use a CDMA SIM card. The HTC Desire 516c comes with dual-SIM card slot (GSM + CDMA) and is priced at Rs. 12,990. Other than this, other aspects of this device are very similar to that of the HTC Desire 516 Dual SIM, which was launched in June.
It features a 5-inch qHD screen, 5-inch qHD display, 5MP primary camera, and a VGA front-facing camera. It runs Android 4.4 KitKat, powered by a Snapdragon 200 processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB ROM, a microSD card slot, and a 1,950 mAh battery. It supports 3G EVDO Rev. A data connection through CDMA networks and EDGE data connection over GSM networks.
HTC Desire 516c Specifications
- 5-inch LCD display, qHD (960 × 540 pixels) resolution, 220 ppi
- Android v4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense UI
- 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200, Adreno 302, and 1GB of RAM
- 4GB internal storage, microSD card slot (up to 64GB)
- 5-megapixel primary camera, autofocus, LED flash, and 720p HD video recording
- VGA front-facing camera
- Dual-SIM (CDMA + GSM), 3G EVDO Rev.A (CDMA), 2G EDGE (GSM), FM Radio
- Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0, A-GPS, microUSB v2.0 port, and 3.5mm audio jack
- 1950 mAh battery, 9.7 mm thick, 160 grams
The HTC Desire 516c is already available from Snapdeal for Rs. 12,990. There are not a lot of CDMA based Android smartphones in India, so there are decent chances that the Desire 516c would sell in good numbers. If you are a CDMA subscriber, do you that smartphone and tablet vendors are not paying attention towards your needs?
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