Photos of HTC Desire EYE leak, confirm 13MP selfie camera

Photos of HTC Desire EYE leak, confirm 13MP selfie camera
A pair of tweets from Russia includes what appears to be leaked photos of the HTC Desire EYE. As we told you the other day, HTC plans on equipping this handset with a 13MP front-facing camera. If you look closely at the front of the handset by the lens, you can see where it says "13MP Wide Angle". While we have seen a 13MP front-facing camera before on the Oppo N1, that was actually a swiveling camera.

HTC is holding its "Double Exposure" event on Wednesday, and while we are expecting a action camera to be announced by the manufacturer, the unveiling of a selfie phone has been long rumored. The initial rumor pointed to an HTC One (M8) with a 13MP Duo camera (and the same wide angle 5MP snapper that currently adorns HTC's flagship model), but that rumor was apparently false.

The HTC Desire EYE should be available in red and blue. There is speculation that it will come to market IPX7 certified, to withstand a submersion in up to 3.2 feet of water for as long as 30 minutes. With HTC making this phone resistant to water, there might not be a dry EYE in the house.


source: @HTCFamily.ru via Engadget

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52 Comments

1. Duketytz

Posts: 534; Member since: Nov 28, 2013

It looks like an iris scanner and a cyclops

20. walnuttt

Posts: 153; Member since: Apr 11, 2014

and I bet this cost like the One M8 price or maybe higher.

29. DogeShibe

Posts: 1121; Member since: Jan 10, 2014

Looks like iPhone upside down to me

34. GeorgeAF

Posts: 90; Member since: Feb 25, 2014

LOL so true. I literally just turned my phone upside down a d you are right on the money

51. JMartin22

Posts: 2390; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Yet it still looks better than the iBend 6, which uses poor, low-quality material to comprise the phone; as a result, it bends and has a poor SAR output level in comparison with the competition; which is bad for your health.

33. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Regardless of what individuals think of this phone it will sell some units. I hope HTC makes a Windows version as well much like M8, diversify.

2. iamoa unregistered

Rear Camera: 4mp Front Camera: 13mp Nice Joke HTC!

9. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

you can't read dude? the back has 2 13mp cameras and the front has 13 mp camera where did you bring the 4mp from?

15. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Well... and where the heII did you read that the back has two 13mp cameras? I have a concern because I didn't see it in this article. Either you pulled that from some other article, or you can't read.

17. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

i did read it on another site.

22. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Well, that explains. XD

28. iamoa unregistered

i surely can read whats written in this article but obviously, i can't read whats in your mind which you read on other site(s).

47. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

+1 And he obviously didn't get how your joke came to place.

3. jedpatrickdatu

Posts: 169; Member since: Jan 24, 2013

Looks photoshopped. Where's the earpiece?

14. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

Well, it's a selfie phone so camera and FB is enough for those people :P

16. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

You forgot the "phone" in "selfie phone". ;)

21. laci222

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

There is a thin line between the camera and the display and that is the earpiece. On other pictures you can see it.

26. dubaiboy78

Posts: 457; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

Earpiece located at the bottom of the phone. You have to rotate the phone once answeing a call.

43. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

and before you know it the massive camera becomes a fingerprint reader and the handset quickly transforms into an iphone.

50. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

This. Is. Amaaaazing!

4. fouadqr

Posts: 326; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

Will HTC consider this as a flagship or what ?!

5. nohatenofanboy

Posts: 515; Member since: Jul 15, 2014

another fail from htc

6. diehardnokian

Posts: 148; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

i'd prefer the boomsound speakers to the camera

27. reckless562

Posts: 1153; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

f nooo!!!! i want speakers on my phone, ill jus get one of the lil bluetooth ones n have WAAYYY better sound.

7. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Wahhhh?? HTC please reduce the bezel

8. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

No Boom Speakers, No Thanks.

10. syamjith

Posts: 10; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Is it a midrange?

11. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

That's one ugly phone. Huge, no, massive bezels everywhere, and that red/blue band makes it look like it's fitted with some case already.

12. hurrycanger

Posts: 1775; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Beautiful! We had uneven top and bottom bezels on previous HTC phones. Now we can have those beautiful uneven freaking bezels on the sides, too. I'm doubting this so-called "leak".

13. Rager722 unregistered

HTC innovates once again.

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