HTC on Friday unveiled the new One (M8 Eye) and Desire Eye smartphones in the Indian market at a press event in Mumbai. According to the company, the One (M8 Eye) will go on sale tomorrow for INR 38,990, while Desire Eye will released in late-November exclusively at Amazon India. The pricing of Desire Eye is a mystery at this moment.
Originally introduced last week in China, the HTC One (M8 Eye) is pretty much the same smartphone as One (M8) but includes a 13MP Duo rear camera instead of the 4MP Ultrapixel Duo camera on One (M8). Other specifications of the phone include 5-inch full HD display, 2.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.4 with Sense 6.0. The phone also comes with 5MP front shooter, 2600 mAh battery, 4G LTE support, 16GB of internal storage, microSD card slot and dual front-facing stereo speaker with BoomSound enhancements.
“Today I’m proud to announce the new HTC One (M8 Eye) – the most stunning, intuitive and advanced handset from HTC. Designed with specific markets in mind, this top of the range smartphone delivers lightning fast network data, blazing speeds and a brand new 13 megapixel Duo Camera that will bring you the best all round smartphone experience,” said Chia-lin Chang, Global President of Sales and Chief Financial Officer, HTC Corporation.
Coming to Desire Eye, the smartphone includes 13MP front and rear cameras with dual-LED flash and is being targeted to the selfie-lovers. Among other specifications, the phone packs a 5.2-inch full HD display, 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, Android 4.4.4 with Sense 6 and 2GB of RAM. Other specifications of the phone are same as One (M8 Eye).