A smartphone with good looks and powerful innards is not found everywhere. No matter how hard you try, choosing the best from a bunch of many is really difficult and time consuming. You scroll through a number of options, but at the end of the day you still don’t know which phone will exactly match your needs and budget.
But then there’s HTC, a brand which not only offers meticulously crafted but also well-equipped smartphones. The Taiwanese conglomerate has a strong and impressive product portfolio for all prices, and can easily live up to your expectations with no room for regrets. Its Desire and One series is getting bigger and better every week, and we’re pretty sure that the company holds an ideal smartphone for you as well, the best for your budget and with the features you need!
So, if you’re up for buying a super-cool phone, do check our list of top 5 HTC mobiles that are available in stores!
HTC 10- (Price INR 50,000)
The 2016 flagship, HTC 10 is literally a device of our dreams. The company left no stone unturned for making this meticulously crafted smartphone, and has ditched all other distractions that led to the downfall of One M9. The “One” moniker has been removed, and a bunch of software and hardware upgrades have been added for seamless work and play.
Starting from screen-size, the display of HTC 10 has been increased to 5.2-inches, and screen-resolution has been upgraded to Quad-HD. The phone now features 565 pixels per inch and comes protected with Gorilla Glass 4 on-the-top. It’s hardware configuration includes Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 820 quad-core processor paired with 4GB RAM and Adreno 530 GPU. And, storage stands 32GB with an option of expandability via microSD card.
But, out of all this, the camera of HTC 10 is the key area of interest. It’s a 12-megapixel rear autofocus shooter with OIS, f/1.8 aperture and laser autofocus. It absorbs more light for clean photography, and is equally well supported by a 5-megapxiel front-facing snapper almost features. Overall, it’s a great package of power, performance, and design, that only few smartphone makers have managed to offer!
HTC One ME- (Price INR 29,000)
Under 30k, no other smartphone can pit against the mighty HTC One ME. The device powers up by an octa-core Helio X10 chipset and delivers immense power smooth and glitch-free performance. It features a highly premium body with thin bezels, and gives an impeccable visual experience with a 5.2-inch Quad-HD display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The processor equipped with this handset runs at 2.2GHz, and pairs up with 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, and PowerVR G6200 GPU. It handles gaming and multi-tasking with subtle perfection, and is ideally backed by a decent 2840 mAh non-removable battery.
The main camera of One ME uses a 20-megapixel sensor with f.2.2 aperture and dual-LED flash the front-camera sports a 4-ultrapixel sensor with an aperture as wide as f/2.0. It can even capture 4k videos at 30 frames per second!
HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM- (Price INR 18,990)
Priced just under 17k, HTC Desire 828 makes a complete package for buyers on a budget. The device incorporates a sharp 5.5-inch full-HD capacitive display, and packs a strong punch with an octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor running at 1.5GHz with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 6 out-of-the box, and also incorporates a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 2TB.
As for camera, Desire 828 serves incredibly well with a 13-megapixel rear autofocus shooter bundled with optical image stabilization, LED flash, and a bunch of other tweaks. It delivers vibrant and crisp images in all environments, and is paired with a super-awesome 4 UltraPixel front-facing snapper with f/2.0 and a pixel size of 2µm. The 2800 mAh battery backing this device gives an entire of usage quite easily.
HTC Desire 826- (Price INR 20,000)
Another entry-level beauty, HTC Desire 826 offers a perfect blend of high-end innards and lifelike camera performance. The device incorporates a sharp full-HD Super LCD3 capacitive display of 5.5-inches, and powers up by an Octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. Unlike other devices, the SD615 SoC works perfectly on Desire 826. It delivers seamless performance on heaviest usage, and does not heats up while throttling for games or multi-tasking.
The camera performance of this device is also a key USP. It incorporates 13-megapixels on both ends, and delivers sharp and well-detailed images in all environments. If you can capture picture-perfect selfies from the front-camera and can also capture 1080p videos at 30 frames per second.
HTC One E9s- (Price INR 15,999)
Another One series member, HTC One E9s brings top-notch innards with premium looks. The device ships at a price tag of Rs. 15,999, and sports a sharp 5.5-inch HD IPS display with 267 pixels-per-inch. Though HTC kept its One moniker exclusive for mid-ranged and high-end devices, the One E9s serves as the only exception with a price under 20k. The device houses an octa-core MediaTek MT6752M processor with 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, and Mali-T760MP2 GPU. It packs a 13MP rear f/2.2 and a 4 UltraPixel selfie-camera for picture-perfect photography, even on-the-go!
The Lollipop based device comes in Meteor Gray, Roast Chestnut, and White Luxury avatars, and accommodates long-lasting 2600 mAh battery, touted to last a little more than an entire day!
These HTC mobiles not only deliver top-notch performance but also stand out with an exquisite form-factor. They cater moderate and heavy usage requirements with absolute perfection and create an ideal ecosystem for gamers, movie-buffs, and on-the-go users.
In a nutshell, if you’re shopping for a phone with a balance of all ingredients, these sensational hits are just the right choices under different price brackets. They look good, perform well, does not disappoint you for any reason, and not even battery performance!