HTC One (M8)

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HTC One (M8)
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Key Specs
  • Display 5.00-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 4-Ultrapixel
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 2600mAh
  • OS Android 4.4.2
Market Status Released
Release Date March 2014

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HTC One (M8) Review

  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Metal body and good construction quality
  • Camera works brilliantly in many conditions
  • Good pricing
  • Bad
  • Clunky software and interface
  • Camera tricks are mostly comical
  • A bit big and unwieldy

The HTC One might be the best smartphone you never heard of.The phone won critical acclaim last year, yet it barely made a dent in the marketplace. It's overshadowed by Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy line of smartphones.

HTC One (M8) Summary

HTC One (M8) mobile was launched in March 2014. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels. HTC One (M8) is powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM. The HTC One (M8) runs Android 4.4.2 and is powered by a 2600mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the HTC One (M8) on the rear packs 4-Ultrapixel camera. It sports a 5-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

The HTC One (M8) runs Sense 6.0 is based on Android 4.4.2 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 128GB). The HTC One (M8) is a single SIM (GSM) mobile that accepts a Nano-SIM card. The HTC One (M8) measures 146.36 x 70.60 x 9.35mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 160.00 grams. It was launched in Gunmetal Grey, Amber Gold, and Glacial Silver colours.

Connectivity options on the HTC One (M8) include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, GPS, Bluetooth v4.00, NFC, Infrared, FM radioWi-Fi Direct, Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, barometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

As of 13th April 2024, HTC One (M8) price in India starts at Rs. 31,990.

HTC One (M8) Full Specifications

Brand HTC
Model One (M8)
Price in India ₹31,990
Release date March 2014
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 146.36 x 70.60 x 9.35
Weight (g) 160.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2600
Removable battery No
Colours Gunmetal Grey, Amber Gold, Glacial Silver
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Processor 2.5GHz quad-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128
Rear camera 4-Ultrapixel
Rear flash Dual LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Operating system Android 4.4.2
Skin Sense 6.0
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
Infrared Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer Yes
Temperature sensor No
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  • Phone of steel
    Ragul Sankar (May 5, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    pros: 1)Great design and well built metal body 2)Sense 6 UI 3)Blazing fast processor 4)5MP front facing camera for selfie lovers. Cons: 1)Able to snap only 4MP Photos.
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  • Its the one, m8.
    Chaitanya Narula (May 7, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    HTC has been producing android phones longer than anyone. We could safely argue that its been doing that better than anyone, too. Same is with the One. Yes, the phone is in a class of being extremely expensive but this is a piece of hardware that you are proud to own. The way its built and it feels in hand, i keep finding ways to use my phone more and more. It has top of the line specs any hardware manufacturer can offer. Snapdragon 801, adreno 330, 2 gb ram, 1080 5 inch lcd make it a joy to use. Its extremely snappy, smooth and just doenst run out of battery no matter how much you use it. The camera is one aspect where the phone doesnt measure up. Its not disappointing outright, it just isn't as good as the S5 or the 5s. It does see things where other phones just shut their eyes but that's not enough. The photos are just too muddy and there is not enough detail. The front facing speakers might be the best thing HTC has done in the one series. They sound incredible. They direct sound right at the user giving a very pleasant listening experience. The HTC Sense has gotten a little better and HTC knows the direction they wish to move in and are going towards it, unlike samsung which is going everywhere. I quite like the fitbit integration as well. Its hard not to recommend this phone. It looks amazing, performs really well and runs for long. The only downsidde is the camera which doesnt snap very sharp pictures.
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  • Fabulous phone
    Shohrat Shankar (May 11, 2014) on Gadgets 360
    I bought this phone over S5 and am very happy with my decision. Reasons for giving it 5 stars: -It has a great design and build. Metal body is great and feels very premium. -sense UI is ok; however, the optimisations done by HTC are great. The UI is super smooth and very responsive. It is even better than an IPhone. -battery life is pretty good. It is better at times than my previous phone(Note 2) -fast processor makes every task blazing fast -Camera is very good for everyday use (phone is never meant to replace the DSLR) -There is not too much bloatware -great sound and speaker quality -motion gestures are useful and convenient (not too many, just right) -touch screen customisable (if rooted) navbar buttons Some drawbacks: -The low pixel count in camera, might be a problem for some who use this as only camera -Screen is not as Vibrant as AMOLED screens. I would sincerely recommend this to anyone who wants to buy a high end phone.
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  • one of best phone am used
    Shibu Mathew (Mar 27, 2018) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Good performance phone, still am using roughly. It fell in to tank and fell from my pocket while am riding bike but got sake still working. Strong uni-body design
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  • HTC ONE M8 is the awesome phone I have ever seen.
    Zain Bhaiji (Dec 23, 2015) on Gadgets 360
    HTC had made a really brilliant phone. the working of apps like games of high memeory is simply awesome.Even the camera and front camera is great.the metal body of m8 is superb. As my decision the rating I would justify would be 10\10.
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