HTC announced their latest android smartphone HTC Desire Eye in India. The phone has Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.2 Inches display, 2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 Processor, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear and front camera, 16GB Internal storage and 2400mAh Li-Ion battery.
HTC Desire Eye Review
HTC Desire Eye is a newly launched android smartphone from HTC with rich features and specifications. As the name suggests, “HTC Desire Eye” is a good device with importance for camera and features. The great feature of this phone is a high clarity camera with LED flash in front and rear for selfie and video capturing options.
OS, Display and Features
Running on a Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) Operating system for the fun of android applications and games. Display of HTC Desire Eye is a beautiful 5.2 Inches capacitive touch screen type for viewing the contents in a good manner. The screen is bigger than the 5.0 inch display on the One M8. 1080 x 1920 pixels is the resolution of display and features HTC Sense 6 UI. Enjoy crisp visuals and natural colours.
Design and Protection
The design is beautiful, unlike the HTC One M8 it’s plastic. This is a major con. It is IPX7 certified special display offers dust proof and water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes. The body is slim 8.5mm thin build and available in an eye-catching two-tone colour scheme. You can see white or black back and a coloured band along the edge. All this makes it a durable handset.
Dimensions and Features of HTC Desire Eye
The phone on external measures 151.7 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm (5.97 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches) dimensions and weighs 154 grams (5.43 oz). Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass sensors are available fixed in this phone. Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones are supported in HTC Desire Eye phone for good sound enhancement. stereo BoomSound speakers helps in offering rear music experience without headphone. Enjoy music with stereo speakers, built-in amplifiers on this phone.
Processor, RAM and GPU
Power pack of the phone is a 2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 Processor for high end performance. This assures Actual performance of slick and smooth with power from HTC’s Sense interface. Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 is the chipset used. You can have multitasking and speedy performance with the 2GB RAM support for the processor. Adreno 330 GPU offers greater gaming and graphic experience.
Camera, Video and Features
Camera makes the major part of this phone. Camera used in HTC Desire Eye is a 13MP rear dual camera with Dual LED flash for all the photographic and video capturing needs. It features 4208 x 3120 pixels resolution, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR etc.
Front camera – 13 MP, one coming with autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, HDR etc. It can be used for selfies and video calling. picture quality on both cameras is impressive. The device supports 1080p@30fps video recording, but video quality seems reasonable.
Enjoy your moments with dual-LED flash, wide-angle lens, selfie centric modes, voice activated selfies and ‘Split Capture’ etc. ‘Split Capture’ technology enables you to take photos from front and rear at same time, and combines to one.
Data, Connectivity and Features
The device coming with slick and stylish Sense interface, BlinkFeed, stereo BoomSound speakers etc. All basic data and connectivity options are included in this phone like NFC, Bluetooth, WLAN, GPRS, EDGE, USB etc.
There is also Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic option for better user experience. Voice memo/dial/commands are supported by this device. Available in Blue, Red, White color options. SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email cab be best use for messaging options.
Storage and Battery of HTC Desire Eye
Storage options includes 16GB Internal storage to keep the songs, films and photos. You can also use Google Drive (50 GB cloud storage). Internal memory can be further expandable up to 128 GB. Battery powers the HTC Desire Eye is a 2400mAh Li-Ion battery for long back up and talk time. Company offers Up to 538 hours in 3G stand by time and Up to 20 hours in 3G talk time.
Pros and cons of HTC Desire Eye
HTC Desire Eye coming with a Great selfie camera. This is a Powerful piece and features Waterproof for extra protection. Main Cons of the phone, said to be Plastic build, touch gimmicky and this device is Potentially expensive for those budget phone seekers. HTC Desire Eye price in india is around Rs.44990/- this price is little high in India. Because the price fixing is main factor in a developing country like India. HTC is a branded highly reputed company in the world but fixing higher price may affect the selling of their products in Indian market.
HTC Desire Eye android smart phone is a best option if your concern is for more capturing of photos, videos along with all phonic functions and android entertainment and fun. This is a perfect combination of power, style and technology for all your needs.
HTC Desire Eye Features
- Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS
- 5.2 Inches capacitive touch screen
- 2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400 Processor
- 2GB RAM
- 13MP dual camera with Dual LED flash and HTC EYE Experience
- 16GB Internal storage, Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card
- IPX7 certified – dust proof and water resistant (Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes)
- Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
- Front facing stereo speakers
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- NFC connectivity for secure payment
- 2400mAh Li-Ion battery
HTC Desire Eye Specifications
HTC Desire Eye
|Operating System (OS)||Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS with HTC Sense 6 UI|
|Processor||2.3 GHz Quad-core Krait 400|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 801|
|Sensors||Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, compass|
|Screen Size & Resolutions||5.2 Inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels resolutions, 424 ppi|
|Display Technology||Full HD TFT capacitive touch screen, Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection|
|Rear camera||13 MP|
|Front camera||13 MP|
|Camera features||Dual LED flash (Front and back), autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR, 1080p@30fps video recording (Front and back), f/2.0 aperture and 28mm lens (back), f/2.2 aperture and 20mm lens (front), Screen Share, Split Capture, Face Fusion, Live Makeup, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Photo Booth, Crop Me In, HTC EYE Experience with Face Tracking|
|Expandable Capacity||Expandable up to 128GB via microSD card|
|Mobile Network Support||2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz|
|3G: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|4G: LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 MHz|
|GPRS/EDGE (Class 12)|
|SIM Card Type||Nano SIM|
|Internet Speed||HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and apt-X Profiles|
|NFC||Yes (For secure payment)|
|3.5mm audio jack||Yes|
|GPS||A-GPS with GLONASS|
|Audio & Video|
|FM Radio||Stereo FM radio with RDS|
|Audio Playback Formats||MP3, AMR, AAC, AAC+, WMA, OGG|
|Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, Dual front facing stereo speakers, HTC BoomSound|
|Video Playback Formats||3GP, MP4, WMV, FLV, MOV, XviD|
|Battery||2400mAh Non-removable Li-Ion battery|
|Talk Time: Up to 20 hours|
|Standby Time: Up to 538 hours|
|Dimensions & Weight|
|Dimensions||5.97 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches|
HTC Desire Eye Price in India On 17 April 2015: Rs. 44,990/-
HTC recently launched another android smartphone HTC Desire 820Q Dual SIM in India. The phone has Android v4.4.2 (KitKat) OS, 5.5 Inches display, 1.2 GHz Quad-core Processor, 1GB RAM, 13MP rear camera, 16GB Internal storage and 2600 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery.