HTC Releases The One E8 and Desire 616 in India
Barely a few months after releasing some great devices, HTC is back today with two new phones, The Desire 616 and the HTC One E8. Both phones are Dual Sim capable and have Blinkfeed.
The Desire 616 has a 1.4 GHz Octa Core Mediatek processor with 1 GB RAM. The display is a 5 inch capacitive screen with 294ppi pixel density. Surprisingly the phone only has 4GB of internal storage though it is expandable up to 32 GB. The main camera on the phone is an 8 MP shooter capable of shooting 1080p HD videos. The front camera is a 2MP selfie shooter which is capable of 720 video, so video bloggers are in for a treat. The phone is powered by a 2000 mAh battery. The phone runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jellybean).
The One E8 on the other hand is a fashion edition of the HTC flagship series. It has a 5 inch Super LOCD 3 display with a beautiful 441 ppi pixel density. The phone gets its processing power from a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 801. The RAM stands at 2 GB. The phone gets its juice from a non-removable 2600 mAh battery, same as the M8. Internal storage on this device is 16 GB, which is expandable up to 128 GB. The main camera on the E8 is a 13 MP and the front camera is a 5 MP shooter. Both cameras are capable of shooting 1080p videos. The E8 runs on 4.4.2 (Kitkat).
The phones come in multiple color options which add a youthful aspect to the phones and considering the launch prices, HTC definitely plans to reach out to the youth with these devices. The Desire 616 is priced at 16,990 whereas the HTC One E8 is being shipped at 34,990 for the Indian market.