For readers who are considering buying the HTC Desire 816 or the HTC One, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The HTC Desire 816 comes with a 5.5 inch Super LCD2 capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. The HTC One comes with a 4.7 inch Super LCD3 capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The HTC Desire 816 comes with 156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm dimensions and weighs 165 grams. The HTC One comes with 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm dimensions and weighs 143 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The HTC Desire 816 is equipped with a 1.6 GHz quad core Cortex A7 processor and Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 128 GB using a Micro SD card.
The HTC One is equipped with a 1.7 GHz quad core krait 300 processor and Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset. It comes in 32 GB and 64 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
The HTC Desire 816 runs on the Android KitKat operating system and has 1.5 GB of RAM. The HTC One runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and has 2 GB of RAM.
The HTC Desire 816 sports a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 5 MP. The HTC One sports a 4 MP primary camera with autofocus, optical image stabilization and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2.1 MP.
The HTC Desire 816 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 21 hours on 3G. The HTC One comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 18 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The HTC Desire 816 is priced at around AU $389.95 and the HTC One 32 GB 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $549.95 in Australia.
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