HTC One (M8) with Snapdragon 801, duo rear camera launched

HTC One (M8) with Snapdragon 801, duo rear camera launched

HTC has announced the launch of its latest flagship smartphone, the HTC One (M8). The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC and comes with a duo rear camera setup, in line with the rumoured specifications.

The design and the rest of the specifications of the HTC One (M8) have probably been the tech world's worst-kept secret and will not come as a surprise to anyone that's been tracking this story. HTC One (M8) comes with a 5-inch full-HD display and will be available in 16GB and 32GB storage options, with support for expandable storage via microSD cards of up to 128GB capacity.

( Also see: HTC One (M8) vs. HTC One )

The HTC One (M8) comes with a body that's '90 percent metal' and exudes the same premium feel as its predecessor. The phone comes with 2GB of RAM.

The highlight of the HTC One (M8) is the dual camera setup that puts a 4-UltraPixel camera alongside a depth sensing camera that lets you do cool things like refocussing images after they've been clicked and other stuff. A 5-megapixel front camera is included as well.

( Also see: HTC One (M8): First impressions )

HTC One (M8) comes with Android 4.4.2 KitKat along with a brand new Sense 6 UI on top, which HTC is calling the biggest upgrade since Sense debuted. The phone comes with a 2600mAh battery.

( Also see: HTC One (M8) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. Sony Xperia Z2 vs. iPhone 5s )

HTC One (M8) will be available in Gunmetal Grey, Amber Gold, and Glacial Silver colour options in select markets starting Tuesday. The India launch is expected in the third week of April.

The HTC One (M8) in pictures

  • NEWS
  • 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
Display 5.00-inch
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
Front Camera 5-megapixel
Rear Camera 4-Ultrapixel
Storage 16GB
Battery Capacity 2600mAh
OS Android 4.4.2
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels

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