HTC Desire EYE reportedly available from select offline stores in India for Rs. 35990

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HTC announced the Desire EYE in India at the Double Exposure event back in October. It was supposed to go on sale in the country exclusively on Amazon late November, but it didn’t happen. Today Mumbai-based retailer Manish Khatri from Mahesh Telecom said that the HTC Desire EYE would be available from select offline stores in India starting today. The Desire EYE is still not available on Amazon and is expected to go on sale soon.

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HTC launched the One M8 EYE in India back in October for Rs. 38,990 that has a 13MP primary rear camera, instead of Ultrapixel camera on the One M8, but Desire EYE a 13-megapixel front camera with dual LED flash even on the front. The One M8 EYE now retails for around Rs. 35,000 online.

The Desire EYE comes with dedicated two-step camera key for focus, and capture for comfortable one-handed captures, new HTC EYE Experience and Zoe 1.0. It has dual front-facing stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, similar to other HTC smartphones and has water-resistant unibody design.

HTC Desire EYE Specifications

  • 5.2-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass 3 protection
  • 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with Adreno 330 GPU
  • Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6.0
  • 13MP rear camera with dual LED Flash, f/2.0, 28mm lens, 1080p HD recording
  • 13MP front-facing camera with dual LED Flash, f/2.0, 22mm wide-angle lens
  • HTC EYE Experience with Face Tracking, Screen Share, Split Capture, Face Fusion, Live Makeup, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Photo Booth, Crop Me In
  • Dual front-facing stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, HTC BoomSound
  • Water resistant (IPX7)
  • Dimensions: 151.7 x 73.8 x 8.5 mm; Weight: 154 grams
  • 2 GB RAM, 16GB internal memory, expandable memory up to 128GB
  • 4G LTE/ 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX codec, NFC and GPS with GLONASS
  • 2400 mAh battery

The HTC Desire EYE comes in Matt White and Submarine Blue colors and is priced at Rs. 35,990 (MOP). Check out the HTC Desire EYE hands on and photo gallery.


Update: The retailer confirms the MRP as Rs. 36,990. HTC is yet to reveal when it will go on sale on Amazon.


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