price Rs. 37,765 onwards launch May, 2015
current magic score ?
<50
verdict AVOID
poor value-for-money
currently ranked
#25
of 31 phones in Rs. 30,000 - 40,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 6 expert review(s)

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

6 expert review(s)


226+ user reviews

video review

source: @Digit
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
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!
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