Latest HTC phone reviews

HTC U12 Life initial review: One seriously shiny mid-range phone
HTC U12 Life initial review: One seriously shiny mid-range phone By Mike Lowe

The sub-£300 mid-ranger brings a 6in screen, dual cameras and bigger battery capacity compared to its predecessor. Is it the affordable phone to buy?... Read more

HTC U12+ review: Flagship misses any must-have flourish
4.0 stars HTC U12+ review: Flagship misses any must-have flourish By Chris Hall

HTC's 2018 flagship phone is a big offering with some bold features. But in a world of advancing flagships, does it offer anything truly standout?... Read more

HTC U11+ review: Big, bold, but a bit late to the game
4.0 stars HTC U11+ review: Big, bold, but a bit late to the game By Chris Hall

Having released the HTC U11 in the early stages of 2017, HTC announced an update in late 2017 in the guise of the HTC U11+. The biggest change is a shift... Read more

HTC U11 Life review: The ups and downs of Life
4.0 stars HTC U11 Life review: The ups and downs of Life By Mike Lowe

One of 2017's best - and perhaps most underrated - phones is the HTC U11. With its top-spec innards and unique two-tone colour rear, it's one of the most... Read more

HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick squeezed in
4.5 stars HTC U11 review: Flagship glory, with a gimmick squeezed in By Chris Hall

HTC's big play with the HTC U11 is being able to squeeze the phone as a new method of interaction. It's a natural motion and works well for one-handed... Read more

HTC U Ultra review: Are two displays better than one?
4.0 stars HTC U Ultra review: Are two displays better than one? By Chris Hall

HTC has kicked off 2017 with a new family of devices called HTC U. The logic is simple enough to follow: they are designed to be all about "you" (see... Read more

HTC 10 review: Welcome back to the premier league
4.5 stars HTC 10 review: Welcome back to the premier league By Chris Hall

If there's any smartphone manufacturer that deserves a second chance it's HTC. We can credit HTC for much of what we love about smartphones today. It popularised... Read more

HTC U Play preview: Mid-range specs, but plenty bling
HTC U Play preview: Mid-range specs, but plenty bling By Chris Hall

HTC has made an early move on its 2017 updates, launching a new set of devices under the U name. The U Play is the smaller of the pair, sitting in the... Read more

HTC 10 Evo review: The bigger one falls slightly flat
3.5 stars HTC 10 Evo review: The bigger one falls slightly flat By Chris Hall

If the HTC 10 Evo looks familiar, that's because it was recently launched as the HTC Bolt as a Sprint exclusive. Well, it's exclusive no more, as it lands... Read more

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle: A Desire handset never sounded so good By Chris Hall

As you might gather from the title, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle has a trick up its sleeve. Launched alongside the HTC Desire 10 Pro, the Lifestyle version... Read more

HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire
HTC Desire 10 Pro preview: A Smartphone Named Desire By Chris Hall

HTC has announced a pair of new handsets, going under the name of HTC Desire 10.The name is designed to evoke memories of the HTC 10, the company's excellent... Read more

HTC One X9: Boosting the mid-range with A9 design
HTC One X9: Boosting the mid-range with A9 design By Chris Hall

The HTC One X9 was originally launched in Asia in December 2016, and now this handset is spreading its wings and making its way to Europe, fusing design... Read more

HTC One A9 review: Could it be magic?
4.0 stars HTC One A9 review: Could it be magic? By Chris Hall

If there's one trend that's emerged in 2015, it's that the mid-range or sub-flagship category of Android phones is arguably more exciting than those right... Read more

HTC One M9 Plus review: Plus and minus
4.0 stars HTC One M9 Plus review: Plus and minus By Chris Hall

The HTC One M9 was met with a muted response. HTC's efforts in refining design felt like a distraction and the new flagship felt like it was slightly adrift,... Read more

HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement
4.0 stars HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement By Chris Hall

The HTC One M9 is, in every sense, an evolution of the flagship M8 smartphone that came before it. It offers a similar design, a similar feature set, similar... Read more

HTC One M9 Ink hands-on: We've come a long way since the HTC Tattoo
HTC One M9 Ink hands-on: We've come a long way since the HTC Tattoo By Chris Hall

HTC has teamed up with Jourdan Dunn to create a body art inspired, limited edition of the HTC One M9.Dunn is known as a fashion icon and supermodel - something... Read more

HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger
3.5 stars HTC Desire 820 review: Mixed performance mid-ranger By Chris Hall

One of HTC's surprise successes over the past year has been in the Desire family. The Desire 816 sold well in Asia, was updated in the Desire 820 on review... Read more

HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated?
HTC and Android 5.0: How well has Lollipop been integrated? By Chris Hall

With every iteration of Android, we're moving closer to platform perfection. That might sound like an opinion served with a healthy dollop of bias, but... Read more

HTC Desire 826: UltraPixel comes to the front of HTC's affordable monster (hands-on)
HTC Desire 826: UltraPixel comes to the front of HTC's affordable monster (hands-on) By Stuart Miles

We might not have even got the HTC Desire 820 in the UK, but that hasn't stopped HTC announcing the Desire 826 at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, as it makes a... Read more

HTC Desire Eye review: A real eye-opener
4.5 stars HTC Desire Eye review: A real eye-opener By Chris Hall

The HTC Desire Eye is an odd device. Its headline feature is the 13-megapixel front-facing camera, which - let's get straight to it - is a little extreme.... Read more

HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same genes, different DNA
4.5 stars HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same genes, different DNA By Chris Hall

When the HTC One (M8) for Windows was announced, there was something of a cheer. It's no secret that we think the HTC One is one of the best handsets... Read more

HTC One E8 review
4.0 stars HTC One E8 review By Chris Hall

The HTC One E8 is the plastic-bodied cousin of the M8; a stripped down version of the flagship device that has proven popular with both customers and critics... Read more

HTC One mini 2 review
4.0 stars HTC One mini 2 review By Chris Hall

The HTC One mini 2 sets off to an unsteady start, with name that's almost impossible to say sensibly, and a 4.5-inch screen that isn't really as small... Read more

HTC One M8 review
5.0 stars HTC One M8 review By Chris Hall

The HTC One (M8) is HTC's play for the high-end. It's a flagship device that HTC has poured all its design prowess into. Announcing the HTC One (M8) and... Read more

HTC One (M8) Dot View cover pictures and hands-on
HTC One (M8) Dot View cover pictures and hands-on By Rik Henderson

The HTC One (M8) is finally official and it's a gorgeous looking phone. However, should you fancy protecting it from the elements, while you might be covering... Read more

HTC Desire 816 pictures and hands-on, distinct lack of capacitive buttons noted (updated)
HTC Desire 816 pictures and hands-on, distinct lack of capacitive buttons noted (updated) By Britta O'Boyle

HTC has announced the Desire 816 at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona but while we weren't allowed to turn the device on, we did get our hands... Read more

The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on
The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

We've previously seen a gold HTC One as part of a very limited run specifically created for winners at the MOBO Awards in the UK, but now the Taiwanese... Read more

HTC Power Flip Case for HTC One max pictures and hands-on
HTC Power Flip Case for HTC One max pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

HTC has lined up a run of accessories for the new HTC One max, including the HTC Power Flip Case.As case is a case, right? Wrong. In this case, it includes... Read more

HTC One max review
3.5 stars HTC One max review By Chris Hall

The HTC One max is the third member of the One family, joining the HTC One and the HTC One mini. This time, however, HTC pushes well into phablet territory... Read more

HTC BoomBass hands-on: Bringing bass to BoomSound
HTC BoomBass hands-on: Bringing bass to BoomSound By Stuart Miles

Whether it's the front-facing speakers of the HTC One, or the tie-in with Beats Audio, HTC always prides itself on producing a good sound on its phones... Read more

Blue HTC One and blue HTC One Mini pictures and hands-on
Blue HTC One and blue HTC One Mini pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

We first broke the news that HTC would launch a blue HTC One in May. Now three months later HTC has made it official, launching not only a blue HTC One... Read more

HTC Desire 601 pictures and hands-on: A mid-ranger that sounds good?
HTC Desire 601 pictures and hands-on: A mid-ranger that sounds good? By Stuart Miles

The HTC Desire 601 is the latest mid-range Android smartphone from HTC and sits above the recently announced HTC Desire 500, but below the HTC One flagship... Read more

Hands-on: HTC mini+ is a bluetooth handset and remote for your larger phone
Hands-on: HTC mini+ is a bluetooth handset and remote for your larger phone By Stuart Miles

As smartphones get ever bigger the idea of putting them against our head gets even sillier.HTC, perhaps realising that the company's 5-inch Butterfly model... Read more

Hands-on: HTC Fetch lets you find your HTC One at the press of a button
Hands-on: HTC Fetch lets you find your HTC One at the press of a button By Stuart Miles

Normally accessories for your latest smartphone consist of speakers, or smart cases, or at a stretch, a docking station, but not at HTC. It's created the... Read more

HTC Desire 500 pictures and hands-on: Sense 5.0 on the cheap
HTC Desire 500 pictures and hands-on: Sense 5.0 on the cheap By Chris Hall

The HTC Desire 500 is pitched at the entry-level, bringing the latest look and feel of HTC Sense 5.0 at a more affordable price than the premium flagship... Read more

HTC One mini
4.5 stars HTC One mini By Chris Hall

The HTC One is an excellent handset, a device that puts the design of practically all other smartphones into the shade. For several months, it was the... Read more

HTC One Glamour Red pictures and hands-on
HTC One Glamour Red pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

How do you make the hottest phone hotter? You paint it red, that's how. Today we got our hands on the HTC One in "Glamour Red", one of several special... Read more

HTC One camera
3.0 stars HTC One camera By Mike Lowe

When a smartphone shouts about its camera as being something special it turns a lot of heads. We've already seen and reviewed the HTC One and love it as... Read more

HTC First
3.5 stars HTC First By Jake Smith

We’ve got smartphone fatigue. It’s always a new iPhone, new Windows Phone, new Android phone with Samsung’s latest TouchWiz UX, or a lifesaver the... Read more

HTC One review
5.0 stars HTC One review By Chris Hall

HTC was once known for its device names: Hero, Desire, Incredible, Legend, Sensation. Names that stirred passion, names that told you these were the latest... Read more

HTC One SV
3.5 stars HTC One SV By Chris Hall

The HTC One SV picks up on the One name, following 2012’s X, S and V in what was designed to be HTC’s simple line-up of Android handsets.Unlike the... Read more

Droid DNA
4.0 stars Droid DNA By Jake Smith

Motorola and Verizon took the world by storm with the introduction of the original Droid in 2009. It was one of the first serious Android handsets on the... Read more

HTC One SV pictures and hands-on
HTC One SV pictures and hands-on By Chris Hall

The HTC One SV has just landed on EE in the UK, bringing with it a more affordable way to get access to an HTC device with superfast data, as you can get... Read more

Windows Phone 8S by HTC
3.5 stars Windows Phone 8S by HTC By Chris Hall

With the HTC 8X taking the top spot of HTC's Windows Phone 8 collection, the HTC 8S - or Windows Phone 8S by HTC, as it’s officially known - sits a step... Read more

HTC One X+
5.0 stars HTC One X+ By Chris Hall

The HTC One X+ arrives with a minor hardware refresh, and a sprinkling of software tweaks, keeping a design that we think is rather iconic and substantial.There... Read more

HTC 8X
4.0 stars HTC 8X By Stuart Miles

Consider November the rebirth of Windows Phone and, with that new beginning, expect an array of new phones packed with new tricks all trying to impress... Read more

HTC Desire X
3.5 stars HTC Desire X By Chris Hall

The HTC Desire still has a place in our hearts: it was a phone that really shook things up. It impressed us with what Android could do and what HTC could... Read more

HTC One X+ accessories: A few to get you started
HTC One X+ accessories: A few to get you started By Dan Sung

The HTC One X+ arrival and hands-on session was a chance for us to grab our usual Pocket-lint pictures of the latest smartphone in the Android-running... Read more

Windows Phone 8S by HTC pictures and hands-on
Windows Phone 8S by HTC pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

HTC has announced a mid-range but colourful new Windows Phone 8 smartphone. Called the Windows Phone 8S by HTC, Pocket-lint has already had a play with... Read more

Hands-on: HTC Desire X review
Hands-on: HTC Desire X review By Stuart Miles

The HTC Desire X is the company's latest smartphone and one that sits slightly below the recently launched One V but above the HTC Desire C. Pocket-lint... Read more

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