AT&T announced today that It'll launch the HTC Desire EYE on November 7th. Exclusive towards the carrier inside the U.S., the handset features a 5.2 inch screen with specs that nearly match the manufacturer's flagship HTC One (M8). The main difference is with the rear and front-facing cameras, both of which should contain a 13MP sensor as well as a dual-LED flash.
The HTC Desire EYE will feature a polycarbonate build, and can be priced at $149.99 which has a signed two-year pact. Sans contract, the phone is priced at $549.99. The model upon the AT&T Next 18 plan's $0 down, with 18 monthly premiums of $22.92. Upon the AT&T Next 12 plan, the handset is $0 down, with 12 monthly premiums of $27.50.
Those buying the Desire EYE also will get $50 from the price in an HTC RE Camera, which happens to be the manufacturer's new periscope shaped action camera. AT&T plans on accepting pre-orders to the rugged camera on November 7th, using the device expected in AT&T Stores beginning November 21st. The carrier will certainly be asking $199 to the HTC RE Camera, and $149 from those purchasing an HTC Desire EYE.
"Optimized when deciding to take selfies, HTC Desire EYE is AT&T's first smartphone which has a 13MP front-facing camera as well as a dual LED flash. Both HTC Desire EYE and RE have numerous great features that permit you to capture your moments – all upon the nation's most reliable 4G LTE network, covering greater than 300 million Americans." -Jeff Bradley, senior vice president – Device Marketing and Developer Services, AT&T.