HTC Desire Eye

price Rs. 16,550 onwards launch Dec, 2014
current magic score ?
52.2
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#38
of 91 phones in Rs. 15,000 - 20,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 9 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • 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

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • Large size makes it difficult to use with one hand
  • Average battery life

9 expert review(s)


90+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity
  • Ambient Light
  • Gyroscope
Processor/RAM
Processor2.3 GHz, Quad Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
GPUAdreno 330
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity2400 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)538 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)20.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight154 gm
Thickness8.5 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Geo-tagging
  • Touch Focus
  • Face Detection
  • Panorama
  • HDR
  • Split Capture
  • Crop me in
  • Face Fusion
  • Live Makeup
  • Photo Booth
Secondary Camera13.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • Auto-Focus
  • Dual-LED (dual tone) Flash
  • HDR
  • Auto and Voice Selfie
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
Stereo SpeakersYes
More
  • Dust Proof
  • Water Resistant
  • Built-in Amplifiers
  • WiFi Direct
  • Google Drive (50 GB cloud storage)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.09/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys