HTC Desire 816 runs on a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor along with 1.5GB of RAM. The device is installed with a 5.5-inch display that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixel.

The phone contains 8GB of inbuilt storage capacity, which can further be expanded through the usage of a microSD memory card. The handset boasts a 13-megapixel rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

It comes loaded with a 2600mAh battery.

"HTC 816 will be shipped to India in May," HTC's senior director for Asia Product Marketing Darren Sng said. Desire 816 supports GSM, CDMA and 3G network.