HTC unveils the HTC Desire 516 dual sim

HTC Desire 516 packs with HTC BlinkFeed, Video Highlights and fast processing power into its latest affordable performance smartphone

New Delhi, India, June 2014, HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, has unveiled the new HTC Desire 516 dual sim, bringing seamless multi-tasking, smooth browsing and effortless video creation to the entry-level market. Fusing a sophisticated design with a powerful Quad-core processor, HTC BlinkFeedâ„¢ and Video Highlights, the latest addition to the HTC Desire family, makes some of the celebrated HTC One series’ most popular features available to those who want a more affordable handset without compromising on performance.

“Everyone enjoys a large screen, good quality phone and the HTC Desire 516 dual sim is that very phone” says Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India. “The latest addition to our renowned HTC Desire range combines super-fast processing and premium features at a lower price, offering users the best possible experience in this category.”

Advanced performance guaranteed
Boasting a Qualcomm Snapdragon with 1.2 GHz Quad-core processor, the HTC Desire 516 dual sim allows users to comfortably meet any requirement and allows multi-tasking between 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 BlinkFeedâ„¢: Bringing your favourite content direct to your home screen
HTC’s renowned HTC BlinkFeedâ„¢ home screen, 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. Displayed on the Desire 516 dual sim impressive 12.7 cm qHD screen to ensure the best viewing experience, updates from your favourite news and social sites.

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.

Video Highlights: Your life in motion
With the HTC Desire 516 dual sim, your pictures and video clips can be automatically turned into a professional-looking show reel of your best moments. Select photos taken from a 5 MP camera place them into your preferred sequence with your favourite tracks and effects. The phone does 720p HD video recording which allows you to create impressive videos to share with friends and family through social networks.

The new HTC Desire 516 dual sim will be available in Dark Gray and Pearl White at all major retailers in India from end of June at the best buy price of Rs. 14,200 /-

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by the HTC Sense user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit

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