Metal Clad HTC One M8 with 5.0-inch Full HD Display Unveiled; Complete Specifications of Flagship Smartphone

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By Rohit KVN | March 26, 2014 4:19 AM EST

Taiwanese smartphone maker on Tuesday unveiled the much-anticipated 2014 flagship smartphone, HTC One M8 at glitzy events simultaneously held at London and New York City.

The all new HTC One boasts metallic (90-percent) finish uni-body with a stunning 5.0-inch full HD (1920x1080p) Super LCD 3 screen having a pixel density of 440 ppi (pixels per inch) and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 shield.

Under the hood, it ships with the latest Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS with new HTC Sense v6.0 UI, 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB RAM, 16GB/32GB inbuilt storage (expandable up 128GB) and 2600 mAh Li-Polymer battery which can provide backup for up to 14 hours of talk-time and close 271 hours under standby mode.

The main USP of HTC One M8 is that it houses dual-camera on the rear-side having UltraPixel technology with 2592x1944p image resolution, dual-color LED flash (True Tone), 1/3'' sensor size, 2µm pixel size, automatic simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, HDR, panorama and on the front, it packs a 5.0-megapixel camera for video chat and also take quality selfie for the user to share it on various social network sites.

HTC One (M8) will be made available at in-store U.S. and Canadian markets in the first few weeks of April, and by April 10, users can also buy it online at 1PM ET today online direct from AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Rogers, Bell and Telus in North America.

Another USA based carrier, Verizon will also have them in-store exclusively as of 1 PM ET today. Pricing in Canada is around $229 (₹13,800) on a two-year agreement, or $700 (₹42,200) outright, with American carriers offering it at around $649 (₹39,130) without agreement or $199(₹12,000) with new two-year contracts, reported TechCrunch.

The new HTC flagship phone will also expected to hit Indian market next month, reported Times of India.

Key specifications of HTC One M8:

Model

HTC One M8

Display

5.0-inch Super LCD 3 full HD (1920x1080p) screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection

Pixel Density: 440 ppi (pixels per inch)

OS

Android v4.4.2 KitKat OS with HTC Sense v6.0 UI

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 series quad-core processor with 2.3GHz CPU speed (some select markets to be released with 2.5GHz CPU speed)

GPU

Adreno 330

RAM

2GB

Storage capacity

16GB/32GB/64GB, expandable up to 128GB

Camera

Main: 4.0-UltraPixel  dual-camera with 2592x1944p image resolution, dual-color LED flash (True Tone), 1/3'' sensor size, 2µm pixel size, automatic simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, HDR, panorama

Front: 5.0-megapixel wide-angle camera, full HD video recording, HDR

Battery

2600 mAh (Li-Po, non-removable);

Talk time: up to 20 hours (3G)

Standby mode: 496 hours (3G)  

Network

3G & 4G-LTE Category 4 (50Mbps speed)

Add-ons

Nano-SIM, Bluetooth v4.0 (with A2DP), Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), NFC, microUSB v2.0, MHL, microSD card slot, BoomSound audio system, Infrared blaster,

Dimensions

146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm

Weight

160 g

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