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Excellence Score
19.3
21.3
Value for Money Score
47.7
46.8
Price Rs. 14,499 onwards Rs. 17,900 onwards
Launch Date (India) Oct, 2014 Feb, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Super LCD3, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) Super AMOLED, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.3 GHz 1.5 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU N/A Adreno 405
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Dual Camera, Back Camera 1 (BSI Sensor; F/2.0 Aperture; 28mm lens; HDR (Video), Simultaneous video and image recording, Face Detection, Smile Detection, HDR (Image), Panorama, Back Camera 2 (Captures Depth Information; Dual Tone Flash) Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features BSI Sensor, with HDR capability, Full HD video recording, Gallery with UFocus, Dimension Plus, Seasons, Foregrounder, Image Match Snap a selfie with your voice or palm, Wide Selfie (merge three photos taken from the left/middle/right into one), Animated Selfie
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 64 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 9.35 mm 6.3 mm
Weight 160 gm 141 gm
Battery Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby N/A N/A
Battery Standby (3G) 309 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) 24.01 hrs 17.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters N/A Internet Usage Time (3G): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 10 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 13 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 11 hrs, Audio Playback Time (Hours): Up to 54 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Flip to Mute; Gesture Control; Sense Voice; DLNA; HTC Connect; WiFi Direct; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; HTC BoomSound; Built-in Amplifiers; Google Drive (50 GB cloud storage); BlinkFeedGoogle Drive (50 GB cloud storage); BlinkFeed Ultra Power Saving Mode; NFC; ANT+ Support; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; Noise Filtration; S-Voice
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Elegant metallic build and unibody design, carved to perfection
  • Brilliant 5-inch SuperLCD3 display
  • Android with the beautiful, flat HTC Sense skin
  • Blinkfeed social media hub is handy
  • Buttery smooth performance backed by powerful top-end hardware
  • Decent camera performance
  • Good battery life
  • Solid build quality
  • Beautiful, slender metal frame design
  • Good in-hand feel
  • Brilliant Super AMOLED display, that can be tuned to your liking with "display modes"
  • Android interface with Touchwiz
  • Good speed/performance
  • Decent camera
  • Good audio quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]

No Major Negatives!

  • microSIM/microSD hybrid slot means that full-time dual-SIM users are stuck with only 16GB of storage
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