Approachable phone for HTC
Desire is unmistakably HTC with its strong forehead and chin gestures, as well as a friendly ergonomic form reminiscent of HTC One 8M.
816’s construction was streamlined, and the number of housing components was optimized. Attention was thus focused on premium interface details such as anodized diamond cut buttons.
Efficient construction allows the device to feature best components for the price point, including a 5.5” 720p display, 13 mp main camera, and HTC’s signature Boomsound speakers.
Desire 816 the IF design award as well as the IDA gold award.