I have using this phone for more than 1 year and half. This phone still perform great (still using KitKat 4.4 (for me it's the most efficient Android version for performance, and battery life), battery life still pretty good, my rear camera used to had a problem, it used to be blurry :( but luckily it turn back to normal again and still take good photos, dual front-facing 'boomsound' speaker still sounds great & quite loud, and this phone doesn't easy to get hot.
But unfortunately, this phone still not a perfect phone. There are some cons, there are 2 cons. FIRST, the internal storage. After for system, and stock app installed, it just provide us about 4Gb available of internal storage :( It doesnt seems enough for phone at these days. Even for me now, it just has only 500Mb availabe internal storage... If only this phone has 16Gb internal storage, it would be a much better, moreover if it has 32Gb, wow this phone could be a leading mid-range phone. SECONDLY, the Wifi. I don't know is it just happened to me or also happened to others (is there anyone that has a smilar this problem?). After more than 1 year and half using this phone, my wifi now takes a long time to turn on it. It could be more than 1 minute to just turn it on. Even these lately day, it's often that after the wifi already turned on, it went off again-_- And it did it again & again several times until it get really connected to wifi that already remembered. But when it connected there is no problem with it. I tried to came & asked the HTC service center. And the staff there told me that the wifi hardware inside my phone is already weak now. The staff told me the problem either my phone often to use wifi, or maybe other problem. And the staff said that the service will change the mainboard (can't just only the wifi hardware part only). Unfortunately my warranty is already over, and if I want to service it, it will cost 1,3 Million Indonesian Rupiah (100.1 USD). For just only wifi problem, I think that cost a lot :( So I decided to not take the service, and stay patient whenever I want to turn on the wifi haha.
But beside those cons upthere, after I used everyday for almost 2 years, overall it still stands pretty good :)
ratheesh, 24 Feb 2016When will HTC provide marshmallow?may be by this month... fingers crossed~!
I m using htc desire 816,and the only problem I have is from storage my sd card is almost empty but whenever i try to download anything there is no space as my internal storage is almost full. To empty internal storage i have to delete my app and images. I really need help regarding this problem if anyone have solution let me know.
i am using htc desire 816 since one year no more problem yet. but one drawback was the storage, i upgrade this phone to lolipop but after the upgradation the internal storage was just 1.15 gb ..., i can't download the games such as nfs mw,dead tigger,asphalt,etc... (we can't move app storage into external sd card)any one pls help me
Vijay, 15 Feb 2016Always internal memory is full While downloading Only 3 or 4 app internal memory is full No ... moreGo to settings,apps,select apps(eg:facebook) ,delete cache.This will give back memory sufficient to install a new app.Try this everytime you have issues with low memory
Anonymous, 04 Mar 2016is this phone gud?Yes bro everything really good matter only space which is 8gb only
Someone please help me my sim1 slot is not working.unfortunately it shows no service.
shital, 17 Feb 2016Can i use HTC desire 816 for CDMA sim Yes , I am using CDMA SIM in this phone
ratheesh, 24 Feb 2016When will HTC provide marshmallow?Next month March
i cant back up or recover the data.i reset the data and reboot already but still cannot.it say's need the write host_mode
mine has a problem of camera with something like this(can't connect to camera) please help me out cos I can't talk a picture now
Smile HTC has screen touch problem can anyone tell how to solve this
Always internal memory is full
While downloading Only 3 or 4 app internal memory is full
No service regarding this problem
Software problem no solution
Never go for htc