HTC has launched HTC One M8 at an event in London. HTC has unveiled the long rumored HTC One successor. HTC calls this new device as HTC One M8. The device will up for sale in select markets starting today.
HTC has very tough time keeping all the details of HTC One M8 secret, but HTC fails at this very badly. Every thing about the device was leaked well ahead of launch. And all we have seen so far was found to be correct.
While HTC One M8 looks very similar to its predecessor HTC One, it has improved processor, increased size and new Duo camera setup. The other difference is that HTC has added MicroSD card slot by which memory can be expanded.
Lets have a look at HTC One M8 Design, specification, features, pricing and availability.
HTC One M8 have metallic body much similar to HTC One. HTC One M8 have rounded sides and have metallic finish. HTC One M8 uses 90% metallic body compared to 70% original HTC One. This metallic body gives more premium feel to the device.
While design is similar only major changes is updated Screen size, it now has 5 inch Full HD Screen.
The device comes Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver and Amber Gold colors.
HTC One M8 have have dual camera which helps in taking good quality pictures. This dual camera setup captures image at 4 Ultrapixel. HTC says that Pixel are same as HTC One, but camera quality is improved. The pictures are more sharp and more crisp compared to HTC One. Dual Camera setup helps in taking photos first and re-focus later. The dual camera setup is not actually dual camera. The second camera is actually depth meter which calculates depth of object from camera and then puts the meta data in the photos. This duo camera setup improves the overall camera abilities.
HTC One M8 also have Boom Sound speakers on the front side which offers great sound quality.
HTC has introduced new power saving mode which can keep your alive upto 30hrs only on 10% battery.
HTC has also updated Motion Launch, it let’s you quickly open camera or unlock phone even when screen is off. You can launch camera by pressing the volume button in landscape mode.
HTC One M8 Features a 5 inch FHD AMOLED Display. It runs on 2.3 GHz quad core Snapdragron 801 Processor with 2GB of RAM. For the Graphics it has Adreno 330 GPU chipset. HTC One M8 have 4 Ultra Pixel rear camera, it has dual camera setup on its back. It also has 5 Mega Pixel front camera.
HTC One M8 is packed with 2,600mAh Battery. There are two memory options 16GB and 32GB, HTC has also added MicroSD card support by which memory can be expanded upto 128GB.
HTC One M8 has other Connectivity options like Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi, NFC, LTE. HTC One M8 also supports Indian LTE Band. Indian users can use indian carriers LTE Network on HTC One M8.
HTC One M8 runs on Androi Kitkat 4.4.2 with a layer of 6th Sense (HTC Sense 6.0).
- 5 inch FHD screen
- 2.3 GHz quad core processor
- 2GB RAM
- Adreno 330GPU
- 4 Ultra pixel duo rear camera
- 5 megapixel front camera
- 2,600 mAh battery
- 16 GB, 32 GB Internal memory options, can be expanded up to 128GB
- HTC Sense 6.0
- Android Kitkat 4.4.2
- NFC And LTE
Price and Availability
The device will go up for sale in several markets starting today. HTC One M8 will cost $649 unlocked, the price is same as last year model.
In India it will be launched in second week of April.