Htc Desire Eye: Selfie in the Visor

Bottom line: The HTC desire eye is evident in the test from its best side. Good display and battery values plus two 13-megapixel cameras make the desire eye a world-class ALLROUNDER. The smart phone is however not a bargain.

HTC Desire Eye: Two Times 13

According to cellphoneexplorer, HTC desire eye responds to the current Selfie hype. At the newest member of the desire series, the manufacturer on the front and back of each installed the identical camera. Both snapping with resolve 13 megapixel and offer a dual LED, a big advantage, brings the light in the dark – for portraits in low light conditions the offer to date a few phones with its front-mounted camera. Generally exceeds the front camera with a resolution of 13 megapixel the entire competition. Only that Oppo N1 offers a similar feature by its rotation mechanism. Away from the camera, the desire eye is superbly equipped: the 5.2-inch full HD display is lit with 606,5 candela especially bright, works inside the unit a more efficient Snapdragon 801 with 2.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM are also on board. Thus the desire works pretty fast, especially the fast boot process surprised not even ten seconds. The network is the desire eye via LTE Cat4 with maximum of 150 MBit / s. Due to the strong, you are around 470 euros Although justified, but still quite high appear.

HTC Desire Eye: First Waterproof

HTC at the desire eye has put much emphasis on the optics. The device integrates very well despite plastic, all clearances are in our test device. One point of criticism on the processing of our samples: the cover of the memory card slot is something goes wrong. The stereo speakers on the front are hardly effective placement. Also, the desire eye as the first Smartphone of the manufacturer with an IP67 certification is awarded. Thus, it is waterproof and protected against dust. Nothing in the way is cool underwater Selfies by the dedicated camera button.

HTC Desire Eye: Strong Battery

The battery sits firmly installed in the desire eye, and his performance is more than solid. For telephone conversations, the battery goes after 8.5 hours to its knees. When browsing display brightness is already after 7.5 hours-but at maximum of 608 candela. Who activated the automatic brightness control, surf much longer. After about 2.5 hours, the battery is charged to 100 percent again. From acoustic point of view, the eye to the phone is good, just disappointed the handsfree with remote and blechernem sound. Not perfect, we find also the sound of the music player. There’s just a preference, but no Equalizer presets.

HTC Desire Eye: Brilliant Selfies

The two cameras are central focus at the desire eye clearly. They convince not only on paper 13 megapixel with dual LED, but shoot in practice really good photos. Particularly positive just the art light socket: no colour veil muddies the recording, the focus right. At low light noise increases, the laboratory photo is very bright and details apparent. However, the HTC desire eye could be better in terms of color fidelity. The front camera offers a very wide shooting angle with 22 mm focal length, so even more people on the screen as the legendary Oscar Selfie fit. The camcorder films front and rear with full-HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)-there’s not a 4K-Modus. Overall, the camera app is filled with all sorts of gimmicks such as the Passport Photo Makeror a best shot mode. The HTC image processing gives the final touch to photos.

HTC Desire Eye: Android 4.4.4 With Scythe 6.0

On the operating system, HTC has not changed. Still calling the HTC flashing feed left from the homescreen, quickly and clearly represents all social news and General news. The intuitive gesture controls of one M8 also works on the HTC desire eye: tapping three times on the disabled screen unlock your Smartphone, at the Swypen from bottom to top, you open a definable app-sense!

HTC Desire Eye: Alternative

With a price of around 260 euros Is that Huawei Ascend P7 cheaper than the desire eye and also as Selfie Smartphone is going through.Resolves the front camera with very good 8 mega pixels, snapping the rear features 13 megapixel. The remaining facilities of the Ascend P7 is at a good level: here, a quad-core processor also does its work, the clock rate is 1.8 GHz but significantly lower. This makes here and felt as in the operation of the Android operating system by juddering. The appearance of the Ascend P7 is, however, perfectly. LTE Cat4 is also on board.