After loads of leaks about HTC One (M8) aka “all new HTC One” much before the actual launch today, HTC one (M8) is now official. The HTC One (M8) comes with a bigger 5.0-inch Full HD display with Corning Gorilla glass protection with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The device is powered by a 2.5 GHz / 2.3 GHz (based on market location) quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2 GB of RAM and running Android 4.4 (KitKat) with the new HTC Sense 6.0 UI on top of it.
The new feature that comes with HTC one (M8) is the Duo camera, which consists of a primary UltraPixel camera (1/3″ BSI sensor, f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens, pixel size of 2.0 microns) and a secondary rear camera which captures depth information. It also comes with a Front 5 MP camera with BSI sensor, wide angle lens with HDR capability and 1080p Full HD video recording.
In terms of storage, the device comes in two models with 16GB and 32GB storage options along with support for expandable storage via microSD cards up to 128GB. The storage available for the user on the device will be ~10 GB and ~24 GB for 16GB and 32 GB model respectively.
The device is powered by a 2600 mAh embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery which gives a talk time of up to 20 hours and standby time of up to 496 hours on 3G network.
HTC One (M8) Specs:
|Display||5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p Corning Gorilla glass 3 with 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution|
|OS||Android 4.4 (KitKat) with HTC Sense 6.0|
|Processor||2.5 GHz / 2.3 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801|
|GPU||Adreno 330 GPU|
|Storage||16/32 GB Internal Memory with support for expandable memory up to 128GB|
|Duo Camera||Primary camera: HTC UltraPixel™ camera, BSI sensor, pixel size 2.0 um, sensor size 1/3”, f/2.0, 28mm lens HTC ImageChip 2. 1080p Full HD video recording with HDR video
Secondary camera: capture depth information
|Front camera||5MP, BSI sensor, wide angle lens. with HDR capability, 1080p Full HD video recording|
|Connectivity||4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX codec, MHL, NFC and GPS with GLONASS, 3.5 mm stereo audio jack|
|Battery||Embedded rechargeable 2600 mAh Li-polymer battery|
|Size||146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm|
|Other Features||3.5 mm headset jack, FM radio with RDS, HTC BoomSound,
Dual front-facing stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, HTC Sense Voice
Price and availability
The all new HTC One will be available in three colors gunmetal gray, glacial silver and amber gold starting today, March 25th. The price for the unlocked version of HTC One (M8) is expected to be $599.