price Rs. 36,990 onwards | launch May, 2015
magic score ?
<50
poor value for money
our verdict: avoid
ranked
#29
of 31 phones in Rs. 30,000 - 40,000

PhoneCurry Editor's Note

summarizing opinion across 6 expert reviews

What We Liked

  • Solid build quality
  • Premium, high-end design - all metal with a beautiful two-tone finish
  • Good display - crisp, good color production, and decent viewing angles
  • Good overall speed/performance
  • Very good audio quality
  • HTC's BoomSound - vocals are crisp and well projected
  • Good call quality

What We Didn't

  • Average camera
  • Average battery life
  • Fingerprint sensor is a bit of a hit-and-miss

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Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.2 inches
Screen Resolution1440x2560 pixels (~ 565 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • Super LCD3
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope Sencor
  • Magnetic Sensor
  • Sensor Hub
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2.2 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek MT6795T
GPUPowerVR G6200
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 2 TB
Battery
Battery Capacity2840 mAh
Battery Standby626 hrs
Battery Standby (3G)598 hrs
Battery Talktime23.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)13.00 hrs
Dimensions
Weight168 gm
Thickness9.6 mm
Camera
Camera20.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (4K)
Other Camera Features
  • Dual Camera with sapphire cover lens
  • BSI Sensor
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 27.8mm Lens
  • Automatic simultaneous video and image recording
  • Geo-tagging
  • Face Detection
  • Smile Detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera4.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • BSI Sensor
  • F/2 Aperture
  • 26.8mm Lens
  • Full HD Video Recording
  • 2um Pixel Size
  • HDR
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via HDMI
DLNAYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Behaviour Detecting Homescreen
  • HTC BoomSound Dolby Audio
  • WiFi Direct
  • USB On-The-Go
  • HTC Themes app
  • HTC BlinkFeed
  • Zoe app
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
average brand rating
3.03/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for all phones launched by this brand in recent times
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys