Editors Liked

  • Accents throughout the phone give its design a very lively look
  • It's lightweight, slim, and solidly constructed
  • 64bit based octacore Snapdragon is a nice addition
  • DualSIM functionality
  • Stronger brightness output makes the display more visible outdoors
  • Solid build quality
  • Front facing speakers

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lack of software optimizations for a phablet
  • Missing NFC connectivity
  • Operating performance isn't drastically better than previous HTC phones
  • Poor 1080p video recording quality
  • Subpar camera
  • Fairly low res for the display size
  • Slippery design