Phone Comparison - HTC Desire 816 vs HTC Desire 826 vs HTC Desire 626

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC HTC
Announced February 2014 January 2015 February 2015
Status Available - March 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Coming Soon - February 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 10,090 ($148.38) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black Various -
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
- 146.9 x 70.9 x 8.19 mm
(5.78 x 2.79 x 0.32 in )
Weight 165 g (5.82 oz) - 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 700 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Octa-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6752
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 405 Mali-T760MP2
Adreno 306
RAM 1.5 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 67.67% - 66.05%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio - FM radio -
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2Ám pixel [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 800 h (2G)
Up to 761 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 20 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 30 h (3G)