HTC Desire 5.5" Android Smart Phone/Phablet w/ $50 Port in Credit

HTC Desire 5.5" Android Smart Phone/Phablet w/ $50 Port in Credit
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Part phone, part tablet, all yours. Delivering lots of power and plenty of display real estate, the HTC Desire 816 is so much greater than the sum of its parts.

It's fast and powerful--practically a computer in the palm of your hand. The 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor gives you faster load times and breezy multitasking, with the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system providing an intuitive interface.

With a huge 5.5" diagonal display and the HD visuals you'd expect from a big screen, the Desire 816 walks the line between smartphone and tablet. It's got the features you need from a mobile phone--calls, messaging, contacts, email, the Web--along with two cameras, 1080p video recording, and the superior audio quality of HTC BoomSound. From HTC.

Plus, this bundle comes with an app suite that has handy programs like Office Suite Pro 7, a $50 PrinterPix voucher, 90 days of FlixFling, 90 days of Grooveshark, and more!

For important restrictions and limitations on the $50 Virgin Mobile port-in service credit offer click link above.

Wireless capability may require a network connection, accessories, and/or a service fee. Use of Bluetooth technology may require software and accessories.

Please consult the manufacturer's documentation regarding the safe and proper use, handling, storage, charging, and disposal of products containing lithium-ion batteries.

  • Includes Desire 816 smartphone: charger, lithium-ion battery, guide; car charger, case, Android App pack, $50 Virgin Mobile port-in service credit offer
  • Compatible: GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900MHz 2G/2.5G networks; WCDMA 850/900/2100MHz 3G/3.5G networks; EMEA 800/900/1800/2600MHz 4G/LTE networks
  • Android 4.4 KitKat operating system: HTC Sense 6.0
  • 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor
  • 5.5" diagonal Super LCD HD touchscreen display: 1280x720 resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB internal memory
  • 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi hotspot
  • DLNA-certified
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • HTC Connect
  • Stereo speakers
  • HTC BoomSound
  • 13 megapixel rear camera: 1080p video recording
  • 5 megapixel front-facing camera: 1080p video recording
  • Supports most audio, video, image, document files
  • Web browser
  • Email
  • FM radio
  • Google Play Store
  • microSD memory card reader
  • Micro USB 2.0 port
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Measures approximately 6-1/4" x 3-1/8" x 3/8"
  • UL listed; 1-year LMW
  • Imported

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HTC Desire 5.5" Android Smart Phone/Phablet w/ $50 Port in Credit 4.7 5 23 23
good purchase Don't know what the port credit means but I didn't get any credit 05-24-15
Great Phone I always said if a tablet could make phone calls that would be amazing. Well now its happened with the HTC Desire 816. It has all the features of a cell phone and a tablet combined into one. I have not used it on the network without WIFI yet, but WIFI connection is outstanding. Set up and activation was a snap. Don't hesitate on this one. You won't be disappointed. 05-23-15
i love my phone! I went from the Samsung galaxy s 3 to this. I was sad that my galaxy gave out on me and I was very nervous that this phone wasn't going to be as good as my galaxy, but this phone is Amazing!! The screen is huge and bright and it does everything the Samsung galaxy did and more! I would definitely recommend this phone, and the price is very reasonable! 05-17-15
great phone This is the best value for your money on any phone out there. Between the screen and the boom sound it just unbeatable. You can even move apps to you sd card via the make room for storage option. HTC has done a great job for the money on this one. 05-16-15
Very Good I am loving my new phone. Lollipops memory management is the best I've ever seen, epic. HTCs Boom sound is great, nothing else I've used is comparable when it comes to dynamic range. The front facing speakers sound great, although they don't get as loud as I expected. The 5.5 inch 720p display looks good and has great viewing angles, though it doesn't go as bright as I would like for under the sun conditions. The camera is great but only okay in low light. It doesn't ship with Lollipop, as of 5/13/2015 Lollipop 5.0.2 is the latest update for this phone on VM. 05-13-15
Lollipop Update May 5th 2015 HTC released a Lollipop update for the 816 on May 5th. The update takes about 25 minutes so be sure the phone is well charged. The 816 works perfectly with Lollipop. No settings or contacts were affected. Over the next few days I'll see what Lollipop can do. I've had the 816 on Virgin since August 2014 (bought here). Luv it. The phone has been reliable. Hasn't locked up once. Of course Virgin's network may not work for everyone so do your research. If you don't need an ultra hd display or a blazing fast processor the 816 is hard to beat at this price point. 05-05-15
Best low budget phalet!! This cellphone is great! Ive order two of them. For a low budgets Phablet you cannot get any better Under 200$ Virginmobile is a good carrier as well. Plans start as low as 35$ for unlimited call and text and 5000mb of data. 04-13-15
Awesome Phone Love my new phone and easy pay option. Thanks QVC! 04-08-15
Just Awesome!!!! Cannot say enough good things about this phablet. It's user friendly, and much bigger than expected. Much more powerful than expected, as well. I've found the one I'm keeping.......buy one!!!!!! 04-08-15
HTC Desire 816 Can't review this item yet because I haven't activated it yet. I can say it's appearance is all I expected. Also, it came in a timely fashion and good shape. Once I've activated it I'm looking forward to many hours of getting to know it. Once I've activated it I shall update this review. 04-02-15
I bought 3 of these.. love it. I bought 3 of these, one for myself then my daughter and her husband loved it so much I had to buy one for them, we all love it, alot of phone for the money. 03-26-15
Nice big screen! Fast phone! I love this phone. It has 1 sim card, 1 slot for a microsd card, battery is nonremovable but I dont care. It holds a charge for a long time. The phone doesn't lag like my old phone did. Old phone was a duocore and this has a quadcore processor! With virgin mobile I can use USB tethering to get internet on my tablet too. (I think virgin mobile has the wifi and bluetooth avenues blocked because I couldn't use them). 03-25-15
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