amazon HTC One E8 Dual reviews
HTC One E8 Dual is a smartphone designed to target young customers who love photography and entertainment on smartphones. On looks, HTC One E8 Dual monolithic design of polycarbonate material should only weigh 145 grams.
It features a 5-inch Full HD display, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal memory, expandable memory card slot up to 128GB, SIM, 13MP main camera with f / 2.2 aperture, 5 megapixel front-facing camera with selfie support, 2,600mAh battery, 2 BoomSound speakers and Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with HTC Sense 6.0 interface.
In terms of aesthetics in design, the HTC One E8 Dual is generally impressive with new users thanks to the two front speakers, the body is quite handy, the surface is curved and no abrasion fingerprints during use on hot days.
However, in terms of usability, the HTC One E8 Dual does not score much and appeals to users with small hands because the power button design puts the top of the machine. Fortunately, HTC has equipped the One E8 Dual with the ability to recognize gestures on the lock screen, so users are less likely to use the power button.
Although equipped with two SIM slots, there is also an option to upgrade the internal memory by a microSD card slot, but it is thought if the manufacturer separates the two SIM slots or layout a SIM slot with the same card slot. Perhaps more convenient. After all, the frequency with which to use a memory card is less than that of a SIM card anyway.
Antutu Tester test shows that the 5 inch HTC One E8 Dual screen supports simultaneous control of 10 touch points. Actual usage shows that the screen is high sensitivity, wide viewing angle, brightness is more than enough to ensure display quality when used outdoors. However, the smoother the touch screen is reduced slightly less often when used continuously and the screen sticking many fingerprints.
Fortunately, the 5-inch LCD on the HTC One E8 Dual delivers sharp image quality, high contrast, and a slightly saturated color, so it will be brighter when viewed on a PC. However, this is not really serious because most smartphones are in the same situation.
Regarding the ability to regulate brightness automatically, the HTC One E8 Dual deserves a plus point because not only light sensitivity to the environment, but also by the ability to regulate the brightness is very smooth. Just keep in mind that setting the brightness to the smallest level decreases the screen brightness so much that it can affect your eyesight if you regularly use your smartphone in a dark environment.
As said from the beginning, the HTC One E8 Dual is equipped with two BoomSound speakers on the front of the machine, which is more convenient for watching movies, listening to music or playing games than the speaker layout on the back or bottom smartphone
In terms of sound, we can say that two speakers that HTC equipped for One E8 Dual demonstrates good stereo and bass effects. The sound of the HTC One E8 Dual can also be ranked quite good compared to other smartphones. In most of the experimental music from the genre of soothing harmonies, smooth chords to vibrant music, rhythms, the HTC One E8 Dual plays well and does not suffer from a breakup even when you open maximum volume level.
Thanks to a quad-core processor designed for high-performance mobile devices, the HTC One E8 Dual in most of the tests yielded impressive results and was not inferior to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 8-core high-end smartphone is on the market.
Actual usage shows that HTC One E8 Dual works smoother, Test Lab almost did not feel any interruption in the fast forward screen pages, the application launch time lag heavy too not too large. The default camera app almost immediately opens the capture interface as soon as it is activated by a finger tap.
The HTC One E8 Dual also plays well with heavy titles like Dead Trigger 2, Real Racing 3, Nova 3 and Terminator Genesis Revolution. However, it should be noted that the Snapdragon 801 is just a SoC model that ranks at the speed of 2014. This means that the HTC One E8 Dual can play well in the 2014, user should only set the graphics on average.
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The HTC One E8 Dual is impressed by the “stock” image capture application that supports a wide range of color effects that allow for pre-capture, easy-to-familiar interfaces, and highly responsive face recognition. In addition to the automatic scene capture mode, the HTC One E8 Dual also supports custom shooting mode manually.
Actual use shows that in bright enough environment, the machine has a fast focus speed, impressive shooting speed. However, the actual photos show a lot of light, especially when shooting outdoors. In low light environments, photos taken with automatic settings are lack a bright than in fact.
Overall, the HTC One E8 Dual delivers sharp image quality, good contrast, but color quality and metering capability are not as good as expected.
HTC One E8 Dual takes an average of 2 hours 40 minutes to fully charge the battery from the “red alert” level. In the battery test using the PC Mark 8 tool, HTC One E8 Dual gave the final result of 6 hours 35 minutes.
Actual usage shows that if you constantly update social networking, take more pictures, the frequency of the call / messaging is not too much, the HTC One E8 Dual can give the battery life of nearly 22 hours. The HTC One E8 Dual can also be used for more than 24 hours need to plug charger.
HTC One E8 Dual installed Sense 6.0 interface developed on Android 5.0. According to Test Lab, HTC’s Sense 6 interface has a simple design, so it’s easy to get started. However, it should be noted that the HTC One E8 Dual has by default been grouped in several applications with the same functionality or geographic location of the developer into each directory so it may be slightly harder to find for new users.
Users can also apply a new theme to decorate your smartphone if you like or remove the application that HTC installed with the machine.
Unfortunately, the HTC One E8 Dual calling app may be embarrassing to new users, especially when it comes to politely refusing a text message.
Fortunately, the HTC One E8 Dual also supports gestures on the lock screen, such as double tap to open or close the screen when holding the machine on hand. Activate the camera by using the volume down key instead of unlocking the screen and then launching the capture application. Test Lab appreciates this feature not only because it is a 5-inch smartphone but also because the power button design is rather inconvenient.