HTC One E8 : Hands on [Video]

HTC today launched the HTC Desire 616 (Rs16,900 | Complete Review) and the HTC One E8 (Rs.34,900) in India. Providing a stiff competition to the Oppo Find 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S5, the HTC One E8 is a promising phone. Have a look at our hands on and first impressions video for the HTC One E8 over here :   As is the tradition with almost all HTC devices, the HTC One E8 feels quite premium as well. It ...

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HTC Desire 616 Review

HTC first got into the game of making dual-SIM phones with last year's dual-SIM HTC One (M7), which was followed by the dual-SIM HTC One Max and HTC One (M8). However, the company has understood that dual-SIM phones become much more attractive when they are pitched at lower price points, and that understanding has led to the dual-SIM HTC Desire 616 which promises the utility of dual SIM card slots, octa-cor ...

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HTC launches HTC One E8 in India for Rs.34,900

After launching the HTC Desire 616 (MRP : Rs.17,200 / MOP : Rs16,900); HTC also launched the HTC One E8 for Rs. 35,990 (MRP) / Rs. 34,900 (MOP) in India today. To put in perspective, the HTC One E8 is a cheaper version of the flagship HTC One M8, letting go of the all metal build of the M8. According to HTC, E in E8 stands for Elegance, and therefore, you are supposed to get a phone with a premium finish, e ...

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HTC launches HTC Desire 616 in India for Rs. 16,900

HTC today launched their entry level dual SIM smartphone named the HTC Desire 616 in India for a MOP price of Rs.16,900 today. The MRP price is Rs 17,200. The HTC Desire 616 has a 5 inch LCD display with 1280 x 720 pixels resolution which gives it a pixel density of 294 pixels per inch (ppi). The phone weighs 150g and is 9.2mm thin. The Desire 616 has 1GB of RAM and 4GB of ROM on boar; but you can also exte ...

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HTC Desire 616 Unboxing [Video]

This week I've got a pretty interesting device from HTC, the Desire 616. This is the company's entry-level dual-SIM smartphone that is available for an attractively low price, but it does have the distinction of being the first octa-core smartphone to arrive from HTC. Its specifications are strictly on the low end of the midrange - it's powered by an 8-core Mediatek MT6592 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz, it has ...

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HTC Desire 616 launched in Singapore for S$298

HTC has launched the Desire 616, a new entry-level dual-SIM smartphone from the Taiwanese phone maker, in Singapore for a SIM-free price of S$298 in both black and white. In terms of specifications, it basically slots in at the low end of the smartphone market with a 5-inch 720p display, unspecified 1.4GHz octa-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, dual SIM card slots (regular SIM + microSIM, ...

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HTC Desire 816 Review

Another day, another phablet. Just a couple days after reviewing the Sony Xperia T2 Ultra, I got my hands on another mid-range huge phone, the HTC Desire 816. HTC describes the Desire 816 as their 'flagship midrange' phone, and it's easy to see why, Not only does this thing look freakkin gorgeous, it also strikes a pretty good balance between features and pricing. There's a 5.5 inch display, quad-core proce ...

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HTC Desire 516 dual-SIM launched in India at Rs 14,200

The HTC Desire 516 Dual-SIM launched in India today, at a price of Rs 14,200. The Desire 516 was announced back in March, so it's certainly taken a while to get over to the subcontinent. The affordable smartphone features a 5-inch qHD 540 x 960 display, 1.2-GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 1 GB RAM, 4GB internal memory, 5 megapixel rear camera, 1.3 megapixel front facing camera, a 1950 mAh b ...

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HTC rolling out Android L within 90 days of getting final software from Google

HTC just sent out information on their plans to update their devices to the just-announced Android L software. According to HTC, they will be rolling out the Android L update for the HTC One M8 and HTC One M7, within 90 days of getting the final software from Google. Other phones will be getting the update shortly after: "HTC is excited about the new features in the Android L release and we can't wait to sh ...

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HTC China sold over 50,000 HTC One E8 phones in just 15 minutes

Looks like the HTC One E8 is off to a great start, with over 50,000 units sold in just 15 minutes in China. The HTC One E8 is the plastic version of the M8, that opts for a 13 megapixel rear camera instead of the 4 megapixel Ultrapixel camera of the M8. Apart from that, specs are mostly the same, but at a much lower pricetag, making the E8 tremendous value for money. I'm really excited about this one, and i ...

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HTC Gallery Updated: Now adjust M8 UFocus intensity

HTC's gallery app for Sense 6 just got a neat little update over at the Play Store, bringing in a new feature for HTC One M8 owners. If you have an HTC One (M8), you'll now be able to adjust uFocus blur after updating the gallery app. The feature uses the M8's Duo camera to add depth-of-field blurring effects to any photos taken with it. Previously users couldnt adjust the amount of blur, but there is now a ...

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HTC revenue slumps in May

HTC published their unaudited monthly revenue figures this week and unfortunately it looks like they had a slight drop in income during April-May. The Taiwanese manufacturer bought in NT$21.1 billion ($703 million) during May, which is down compared to NT$22.1 billion ($736 million) they managed in April, and the NT$29.001 billion they got in May 2013. That's a 4.59% fall month-on-month, and a 27.37% decrea ...

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