HTC is pretty much done and dusted with its most important 'Double Exposure' event based in New York. However, the entire smartphone market, industry and Internet world are due to react on the new products announced couple of hours back by the Taiwanese premium smartphone maker.
If you are aware of the brand's credentials, you can possible believe HTC as a brand that will never let your hopes fall down to your knees. The One smartphone was received by the fans in a pretty well couple of years ago and likewise its successors led the brand to evolve as one of the most reliable ones in the market.
Today, the company launched its latest flagship device - the Desire Eye along with the accessory - RE camera, which will make you feel nothing less than a 'wow.' A few other announcements of upcoming updates, like an icing on the cake, further made other HTC device owners' hope go high.
In brief, these latest devices from the maker of the One M8 are something that tends to transcend the smartphone experience further from what they call 'smart.' You might rather call it dimensional evolution of smartphone.
Anyways, you can check out the full details of the HTC Desire Eye and Re Camera here, but in a meantime, Since, GizBot was there at the epicenter, we thought about sharing the best of the event in pictures with you. Here, have a look!
One of the major highlight of the 'Double Exposure' event in New York was the Desire Eye smartphone which comes with high-end specs, which you can check here.
One of the weired looking cameras ever, similar in intent with the GoPro cameras, the RE Camera helps users to capture moments that you usually miss. This is in fact a refined product with independent hardware which the company's popular feature - Zoe lacked until now. Check out the further details here.
HTC RE Camera is compatible with Android and iPhone as well. It will be available in four colors and is built for extreme conditions, thus making it waterproof (IP57) as well. It uses a large 16-megapixel CMOS sensor with an Ultra wide angle: 146° lens (f/2.8). Users can shoot videos in 1080p at up to 30fps video or 720p at up to 120fps slow-motion video.There are time lapse options as well.
You might wonder why HTC named the device 'Eye.' Here is the answer, the smartphone is officially the first one to come up with the company's latest Eye experience which offers camera features you can't imagine.
The awesome Eye feature allows users to do variety of things with the frontal camera. It has features like Face Tracking, Screen Share, Split Capture, Face Fusion, Live Makeup, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Photo Booth and Crop Me In. For e.g. the Face Tracking option tracks up to four people in the same room, face cropped and positioned on the screen for maximum clarity.
Jonah Becker takes the stage and explains DoubleExposure features - auto selfie.
Zoe 1.0 has short, medium and long Zoes that can be made with just a couple of still images, or an entire series of video clips with content engine 4.
HTC has also promised to bring the new Eye experience soon in HTC One M8. Most of the Desire Series smartphones will also receive the Eye update.
The HTC official takes up the stage to highlight the new devices. Happy and proud!
All it all, the event was entirely mesmerizing and was filled with surprises. Especially, when the announcements surrounding the features of the Re Camera took place and the new Eye Feature which is a pretty progressive phenomena in the smartphone imaging world were way beyond interesting.