HTC Desire Eye: The Selfie Monster

Clicking selfies and uploading them over the Internet is the best thing one can do with your smartphone. The front facing camera of most phones might not satisfy you as they come with low resolution and lack the flash feature. This might disappoint you. But, this is not with the new HTC Desire Eye. The device features a 13MP front facing-camera and a LED flash that can help you clicking pictures in low light conditions.

High MP front facing cameras are becoming common in smartphones. HTC Desire is the latest craze for clicking selfies, the device comes with 13MP camera with dual LED flash. Let us review this device and see how good this phone to click a good picture is.


Tech Specs


Operating System: Android KitKat


Processor: 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon


Display: 5.2” full HD 1920*1080p


Camera: 13MP front facing




Battery: 2400mAh


The Desire Eye comes with round edged slabs with soft touch plastic, the devices comes in two colours, blue or white with red trim. The device features a 5.2” screen full HD 1920*1080p panel with a pixel density of 423ppi. You can view clear text and images with best viewing angles.


The Desire Eye supports various gestures, one which fires up the camera from standby when choose a device and press the volume rocker. Other gestures included in the device are double tap to wake, up-swipe to unlock the phone and down swipe for voice dialling.


Processor and RAM


The device comprises of 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chip, 2GB RAM and Adreno 330 graphics powered the HTC Desire Eye to a single score. The device works faster than HTC OneM8, Samsung Galaxy S5 and iPhone 6 Plus.


Desire Eye features 16GB built-in, plus microSD support up to 128GB. Users can also use cloud storage using Google Drive and other apps.




The device comes with dual cameras, one with 13MP f/2.0 camera with dual Flash found at rear and a dual LED flash found at rear and one at the front. This selfie camera is like a any other primary camera with HDR support, slow-motion video and manual settings.


The phone has such features that it can transform you’re not so good selfie to a beautiful picture. You can rotate and brighten it according to your choice.


Battery and Performance


The HTC Desire Eye is fuelled by 2400mAh battery that can last for 4 hours 42 minutes. That is more that we get from iPhone 6 that last for 4 hours and 33 minutes.


The device works with a quad-core, 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC, HTC Desire Eye turned to same performance with other models like Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S3 and Moto X.


From the software point of view, HTC Desire offers features like BlinkFeed, DotView and other features like motion launch gestures. You can enjoy smooth web browsing and download apps at a go.


Why you should buy HTC Desire Eye


1) Great front-facing camera


2) Great performance


3) Sharp 1080p screen


4) Well priced


Why you should not buy HTC Desire Eye


1) Big build and size, that does not make it handy


2) Fragile buttons
Final Words

Desire Eye is the best choice for a selfie lover so long as image quality is your priority. This device with HD LCD and front facing speakers is more than a capable smartphone and is a perfect device for incorporating media at a go.


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