HTC just introduced the HTC One (M8), the company’s brand new flagship smartphone and the successor to the original HTC One M7 that launched last year. The device has a larger screen, a faster processor, optional microSD storage, Sense 6, a Duo Camera setup, improved front-facing BoomSound speakers and more.
It also carries a similar all-aluminum unibody design, though HTC removed the plastic strip running down the sides of the original HTC One, creating an even more unified design where the aluminum creeps right up to the sides of the display. The phone is also larger, and beefier, thanks to the improved internals – though the heft makes it feel even more premium than last year’s model – no easy task.
As for the internals, well we’ll let the specs speak for themselves. You can see how the two phones stack up side-by-side here. We’ll have plenty of additional coverage, so keep it locked to TechnoBuffalo for more.
HTC One (M8)
|Display Specs||5.0-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display (441 ppi)||4.7-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel display (469 ppi)|
|Display Type||Full HD 1080p||Full HD 1080p|
|Operating System||Android 4.4 with HTC Sense 6||Android 4.1.2 (at launch)|
|Processor||2.3 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-Core CPU||1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, quad-core|
|External Storage||Yes, Expansion card slot up to 128GB (MicroSD)||No|
|Main Camera (Back)||HTC UltraPixel Camera, Pixel Size 2.0 μm, Sensor Size 1/3″, f/2.0, 28mm lens||BSI sensor, Pixel size 2.0 μm, Sensor size 1/3′|
|Secondary Camera (Front)||5MP, f/2.0, BSI Sensor||2 MP|
|Wi-Fi||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|Battery||2600 mAh||2300 mAh|
|Height||5.72 inches (146.36 mm)||5.41 inches (137.4 mm)|
|Width||2.77 inches (70.6 mm)||2.69 inches (68.2 mm)|
|Depth||0.37 inches (9.35 mm)||0.37 inches (9.3 mm)|
|Weight||5.64 ounces (160 grams)||5.04 ounces (143 grams)|
|Supported Audio Formats||.aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10)||.aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)|
|Supported Video Formats||.3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 10), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)||.3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)|
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