HTC of Taiwan has expanded its portfolio of Desire range and has introduced HTC Desire EYE, which has very high-powered camera features. HTC touts the Desire EYE, “a category-shifting phone.”
The HTC Desire EYE sports13MP front and rear cameras, with HTC’s new EYE Experience and Zoe. Its BSI sensors claim to capture crisp photos, even in low-light conditions, and dual-LED flash on both cameras provides flattering, natural tones when ambient light levels drop further.
The HTC EYE has fast tracking feature, which enables you to track up to four people in the same room with each face cropped and positioned on the screen for maximum clarity. For instance when you are using Skype, you now need not worry where you or your friends are standing, as the camera will follow everyone. With the new Split Capture function, you can combine simultaneous photos and videos taken on the front and back cameras into one split-screen image or video.
The Desire EYE has very interesting Voice Selfie feature. The camera will start clicking or recording video the momeny you “say cheese” as soon as you have struck the perfect pose or trigger the video recording with “action” or “rolling” commands. This smartphone also has face fusion technology, allowing you to merge your face with that of a friend or celebrity for a completely original look and Live Makeup.
“Back in 1997, we allowed people to leave their laptops at home in favour of powerful, pocket-sized smartphone computing,” said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC. “Today we are taking a similar leap forward. Combining incredible hardware with unrivalled software, HTC is reinventing the way we think about imaging. We are taking you out from behind the viewfinder and putting you back where you belong, at the heart of the action.”
As for its hardware features, the Desire EYE flaunts powerful specifications. This smartphone sports a 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass protection. It is powered by a 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. This smartphone runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) with new HTC Sense 6.0 suprimposed on it.
The Desire EYE is packed with 2400 mAh battery, which is stated to last up to 20 hours of talk time and up to 538 hours on standby mode. This smartphone is water-proof and comes with dual front-facing cameras with BoomSound technology. For connectivity, this smartphone offers options of 4G LTE/ 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC and GPS with GLONASS.
The HTC Desire EYE will be available in Asia and the US starting in October. There is no word when this device will hit Indian shores.