HTC Desire Eye  HTC One E9 Plus 
HTC Desire Eye HTC One E9 Plus
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Launch Date (India) Dec, 2014 Jun, 2015
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Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.0 Lollipop
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.2 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch) 1440x2560 pixels (~ 534 pixels per inch)
Display Features LCD Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MediaTek MT6795T
GPU Adreno 330 PowerVR G6200
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 20.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Split Capture, Crop me in, Face Fusion, Live Makeup, Photo Booth BSI Sensor, F/2.2, 27.8mm Lens, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features Auto-Focus, Dual-LED (dual tone) Flash, HDR, Auto and Voice Selfie BSI Sensor, F/2.0 Aperture, 26.2mm Lens, 4K Video Recording
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Thickness 8.5 mm 7.5 mm
Weight 154 gm 150 gm
Battery Capacity 2400 mAh 2800 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 590 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) 538 hrs 617 hrs
Battery Talktime N/A 21.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 20.00 hrs 14.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features Dust Proof; Water Resistant; Built-in Amplifiers; DLNA; NFC; WiFi Direct; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; Google Drive (50 GB cloud storage) HTC Sense; Behaviour Detecting Homescreen; DLNA; NFC; WiFi Dual Band; Noise Filtration; HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio; Zoe app; HTC Themes app
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Good build quality, and beautiful design
  • Surprisingly pleasant to hold, given its size
  • IPX7-certified water resistant
  • Sharp, bright, vibrant display, with great outdoor visibility
  • Light, and pleasant HTC Sense UI over Android
  • Useful software features like BlinkFeed, and Motion Launch
  • Smooth, slick, blazing fast performance
  • Decent back camera
  • Decent front camera for selfies
  • Dedicated camera button
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Excellent front-facing BoomSound loudspeakers
  • Good build quality
  • Attractive design
  • Gorgeous 5.5-inch QHD display - sharp, with neutral colors, excellent viewing angles, and one of the highest contrast ratios
  • Beautiful Sense UI over Android
  • Good speed/performance overall
  • Very capable gallery and music player
  • Decent camera
  • Very good audio quality
  • Very good call quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Large size makes it difficult to use with one hand
  • Average battery life
  • Large size (The body is unnecessarily tall for the screen size, especially considering that the bottom speaker grille is only a design element)
  • Weak GPU (compared to CPU) means that gaming performance suffers
  • Average battery life
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