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OnePlus One vs. HTC One (M8) Spec Shootout

by Sean P. Aune | April 23, 2014April 23, 2014 11:30 am PDT

OnePlus One Vs HTC One M8

The OnePlus One may be the unproven handset, but on pure specs alone, does it have what it takes to top a proven flagship device such as the HTC One (M8)?

OnePlus may be the new kid on the mobile phone manufacturer block, but it has come out guns blazing with the OnePlus One. With 3GB of RAM, ample built-in storage and a workhorse of a processor – not to mention a killer price – it would be hard to ignore the OnePlus One. But the issue is there are so many other great Android phones on the market right now such as the HTC One (M8). Can the upstart newcomer overcome a device such as the (M8)? That’s for you to judge.

Check out the specs below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

OnePlus - OnePlus One HTC - One (M8)
Display Size 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (401 ppi) 5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixel display (441 ppi)
Resolution X 1080 1080
Resolution Y 1920 1920
Display Type LTPS IPS with TOL Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Operating System CyanogenMod 11S on Android 4.4 Android 4.4 with Sense 6
Processor 2.5GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 (US/EMEA), 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 (Asia/China)
RAM 3GB 2GB
Storage
  • 16GB
  • 64GB
  • 16GB
  • 32GB
External Storage No Yes
Main Camera (Back) 13MP Duo Camera, HTC 4 UltraPixel
Secondary Camera (Front) 5MP 5-Megapixel wide angle lens
Networks
  • GSM: 850, 900, 1800, 1900
  • LTE: Bands: 1/3/4/7/17/38/40
  • WCDMA: Bands: 1/2/4/5/8
  • 2G/ 2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G - WCDMA: EMEA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 800/900/1800/2600 MHz
  • Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
  • AT&T: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps, LTE: 700/850/AWS/1800/1900/2600 MHz
  • Sprint: 3G WCDMA: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA up to 14.4 Mbps, 3G CDMA: 800/1900 MHz 4G LTE: FDD 800/1900 MHz , TDD 2600 MHz
  • Verizon: 3G WCDMA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps, 3G CDMA: 800/1900 MHz, LTE: 700/AWS/1800/2600 MHz
  • T-Mobile US: 850/AWS/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps, LTE: 700/AWS MHz
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.0
Battery 3100 mAh 2600mAh
NFC Yes Yes
Connectivity
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack
  • Micro USB
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient light
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light
  • Barometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Digital compass
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
Height 152.9 mm (6.02 inches) 146.36 mm (5.76 inches)
Width 75.9 mm (2.99 inches) 70.96 mm (2.79 inches)
Depth 8.9 mm (0.35 inches) 9.35 mm (0.37 inches)
Weight 162 g (5.71 oz) 160 g (5.64 oz)
Colors Black, White gunmetal grey, glacial silver, amber gold
Supported Audio Formats MP3, AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, WMA, FLAC, APE, AAC, WAV .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10)
Supported Video Formats MP4, H.263, H.264, RMVB, FLV720P .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 10), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)
In The Box N/A
  • Wall Adapter
  • Micro USB Cable
  • Quick Start Guide

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Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...


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