Thursday, March 27, 2014

HTC One M8 Review featuring specs,performance and much more

finally The all new htc one m8 is launched to give its user some kind of new experience out of its interactive ui along with sense 6 . HTC one M8 features a gorgeous industrial design, a fantastic display, great camera along with best performance.
HTC One M8 Review featuring specs,performance and much more
looking back to its successor Htc one which was launced in 2013 with great features and gave top notch performance which made it stand out even after one year to make it grab a best smartphone of the year award in MWC 2014. 

The original Htc one exceeded nearly all of our expectations for a next gen smartphone to have in it. now when we look at the new version of htc one m8 what we expect is that it should take over its predecessor in every aspect.

But the question arises that does the new htc one m8 has it what it takes to be called a next gen game changing smartphone? and the answer is yes in all possible new features it has to offer like It has a larger screen, offers two curious-looking rear camera sensors with advanced depth sensor, boasts new version HTC's Sense UI i.e sense 6 and features a chassis with even more metal with approximately 70% metal . 
it has to offer much more in all areas to give its audience some thing new and advanced .

so come on without a do lets take a look below to see what impressed us about this phone and what didn't.

To get started with lets take a look a its stunning advanced specs


Size : 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm
CPU Speed : Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801, quad-core CPUs
Memory : 
Total storage: 16GB/32GB, available capacity varies
Expansion card slot supports microSD™ memory card for up to 128GB additional storage (card not included)
SensorsAccelerometer :
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Gyro sensor
Barometer sensor
Camera : Duo camera with depth analyzer
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
Gallery with UFocus™, Dimension Plus™, Seasons, Foregrounder, Image match
AC Adapter : 
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5 V and 1.5 A
Weight :160g
Platform : Android™ with HTC Sense™ 6 and HTC BlinkFeed™
Network :

850/900/1800/1900 MHz
850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
4G - LTE:
700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
Connectivity :
3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Bluetooth® 4.0 with aptX™ enabled
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
DLNA® for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer
HTC Connect™
micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection (Special cable required for HDMI connection.)
Support consumer infrared remote control
Multimedia :
Audio supported formats:Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10)
Recording: .aac
Video supported formats:Playback:.3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 10), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)
Recording: .mp4
Display :5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p
SIM Card Type : nano SIM
GPS : Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS ,Digital Compass
Sound Enhancement : HTC BoomSound™ Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers
Sense Voice
Battery : Embedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Capacity: 2600 mAh
Talk time:
Up to 20 hours for 3G
Standby time:
Up to 496 hours for 3G


In the current smartphone market segment all the Premium smartphones come with the most powerful chipsets currently available to give their best , and in the past year we've seen the processor go One step up from a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 to a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 and will be seeing a new variant of snapdragon 805 next year with increased power. This powerbeast smartphone comes with 2GB of RAM and an Adreno 330 GPU clocked at 578MHz, both of which helps to boast the performance of the phone along with snapdragon processor.
htc one m8 specs and performance
The internal power management ,processor and ram coordination works together to give you best performance ,It's so smooth and crisp that You don't have to pay attention to what's going on behind the scenes to give best results. That's what the power of Snapdragon 801 processor; it was hard to catch any failures, and even then we couldn't find anything lagging behind to catch it and mention out here. We tried our best to make it crash by loading it with countless processor-intensive tasks and graphics-heavy games along with heavy memory consuming applications, but it stood on its ground like a stubborn cow to stand out of the crowd.

Talking in terms of battery life of this smartphone , we love battery life even more than the superpower of phone because without it smartphone is a dumb phone for everyone. The M8 comes with a 2,600mAh battery inside, which is 300mAh larger than last year's version. Before reviewing the phone, we predicted that we'd see roughly the same life on this model as we did the M7, primarily because of the larger display and more powerful processor with a higher clock speed.

On days with heavier use of phone, the battery was much closer to get empty. This improvement was amazing seen in standard video rundown test, in which the unit yielded nearly 11.5 hours while watching a high-def video. Considering the M7 only made it 6.5 hours on the same test, we'd call that good news indeed to see enhanced battery life.

The BoomSound also help in easy conference calls over speakerphones . Speaking of which, we could tell that BoomSound was louder than that it was on the M7, and music sounds clearer. The only issue we had in performance was with the GPS,a bit hanging out there with blue navigation dot and then getting back on track.

Camera simplified

HTC One (M8) is the first device from HTC to have a dual rear camera and dual coloured flash to help in better colour reproduction.  To state it correctly it is a 4 megapixel UltraPixel resolution rear camera which comes along with a secondary rear sensor just above the primary camera to improve depth and add the ability to refocus your shots after they've been taken as it has inbuilt depth analyser to measure depth of image after it has been taken. 
for the selfie loving people htc has put a 5 megapixel front camera with ability to shoot full hd videos and photos.

htc one m8 duo camera with dual flash and depth sensorTo use the dual camera one doesn't have to do anything as everything is done automatically. One just needs to click the picture and after that one needs to open gallery to apply effects like post-capture focusing, a depth map, insert someone in the picture, gives themes to clicked pictures and apply further modifications and customization's. The camera interface comes with six shooting modes - regular, video, Zoe, front camera, Dual capture and a 360-degree panorama mode for great picture capture experience.

The actual result of camera in real life test gave mixed results i.e in bright light  pics were amazing with sharp detailing and good colour reproduction. In the dim lit conditions pictures were decent but not great.


In the Htc one M8 ,Htc introduces a upgraded evrsion of its sense ui version 6 . As with most KitKat launchers, the M8 home screen feels more premium  because the status bar on top and virtual navigation bar on bottom are both transparent. You now have three traditional soft keys representing buttons for back, home and recent apps which all android devices .In this version of sense HTC has laid more stress on design colors as we can see Most Sense apps and features on device comply with specific shades depending on which color theme you choose .

Talking about the new customized BlinkFeed ,it still sits to the left, and you can add panels to the right . The app menu is in its usual place, though HTC removed the Sense clock from the top and made it easier to push apps from here to the home screen -- pressing and holding an app lets you place it directly onto your home panel of choice. but the catch is that you cannot place folders in app menu allthough undireable icons can be hidden.

Most of Sense ui 6.0 has been tweaked in one way or another to give it a better llok from its previuos vesion 5.0, but all of the basic mechanics are the same as the last version. This means that anyone who has used Sense 5 will experience difficuty in handling the phones ui.another thing to notice on m8 is that HTC uses a lighter, larger and more modern-looking font on the majority of its UI, which does a great job of making use of the new One's extra screen space as its 5 inch full hd screen to delight its users.

htc one m8 sense ui 6 simplifiedIn HTC M8 There's a new gesture feature called Motion Launch in sense 6. It takes Nokia's and LG's double-tap-to-unlock and expands upon the concept with swipe gestures from blackberry to unlock the phone but with much more advancements. You can still double-tap to wake up the lock screen, but you can also swipe your finger in different directions to bypass the lock screen entirely and take you directly into specific functions (provided you don't have any security locks in place). Swipe up to go into the home screen; swipe right to access BlinkFeed; swipe left to launch the widget panel; and swipe down to activate voice dial for faster calling. If you want to take a picture, hold the volume rocker and lift the phone up in landscape mode.

The reason we're hopeful that HTC will improve its proprietary features available in core sense ui and os integration is because it's already done a pretty good job fine-tuning BlinkFeed ,its one of the main sense feature.its a fact that Ever since BlinkFeed's debut in the original One, HTC has continued to make it more customization and more advanced to get most out of it for its users . 

For instance, if you're interested in any given subject you can do a search for that topic and create a whole feed around it. On top of that, the company now boasts over 1,000 content partners, so there's no shortage of reading material here. Also, HTC tells us it will soon be releasing a developer kit for BlinkFeed, which means developers will be able to add their own feeds and content.

Sense 6 also adds a Do Not Disturb mode, what is does is that, It silences your phone so your sleep isn't interrupted by the latest amazon newsletter hitting your mailbox. However, HTC's option adds multiple presets, so you can change the hours based on which day it is; this is ideal for anyone who needs to be on call on specific days.

Htc M8 also features a new battery conservation feature called Extreme Power Saving Mode. In This mode,it is possible to extend the life of your battery life by huge extra hours; it's supposed to last you 15 hours with just 5 percent battery left, and up to two weeks if you're at full. To do this, it cuts all of your connections and background apps, and essentially turns your phone into a feature-phone (mind it guys ,it reminds me of nokia 3300 classic). 
It even comes with an incredibly basic launcher that gets you manual access to calls, texts, email (on the Sense app, that is), calendar and calculator for battery saving features when you run out of juice and are in urgent need to make call or send a message.

Benchmark comparison

Rightware, the great website which collects bench-marking data of various gadgets, has recently published benchmark scores of the HTC One M8 and it seems that it really performed well against the likes of Nexus 5 and iPhone 5S. 
The Rightware website claims the next HTC flagship is the top performing smartphone in the overall benchmark rating and in the gaming-focused benchmark.

In the benchmark Basemark X test , aimed at gaming-focused devices, HTC One M8 beat the Lumia 1520, Galaxy S5 and Sony Xperia Z1.
 Take a look at the scores below in the screen shots of benchmark comparison reports by rightware.

htc one m8 giving strong competion to its rivals in benchmark tests

htc one m8 basemark x benchmark scores vs rivals scores

Comparison with its predecessor

                                       HTC ONE (M8)                        HTC ONE (2013)
Dimensions :      5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37 inch                          5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 inch
Weight         :                 5.64 oz. (160g)                  5.04 oz. (143g)
Screen size  :                        5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Screen resolution :     1,920 x 1,080 (441 ppi) 1,920 x 1,080 (468 ppi)
Screen type    :                         S-LCD3 S-LCD3
Battery           :2,600mAh (non-removable) 2,300mAh (non-removable)
Internal storage :16GB (32GB version coming) 32/64GB
External storage  :     MicroSD (up to 128GB) None
Rear camera : :4MP UltraPixel, f/2.0, 2.0µm 
pixel size, 
1/3" sensor size, 28mm lens                                   4MP UltraPixel, f/2.0, BSI, 1/3" sensor                                                                                                   size, 2µm pixel size, OIS
Front-facing camera :  5MP, f/2.0, BSI, wide-angle lens 2.1MP
Video capture :                     1080p                                  1080p, 30 fps
NFC :Yes                                                                            Yes
Bluetooth : v4.0 with AptX                                        v4.0 with AptX
SoC 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (Asia variant uses 2.5GHz);                                                                                                             Adreno 330 GPU 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (APQ8064T)
SIM slot : Nano-SIM                                                  Micro-SIM
WiFi Dual-band, 802.11a/ac/b/g/n Dual-band, 802.11a/ac/b/g/n, WiFi Direct
Operating system : Android 4.4.2, Sense 6.0                    Android 4.1.2, Sense 5.0 (at launch)

Htc free goodies giveaway

HTC is continuing its old tradition of offering cloud storage space with all m8 devices, but this time its with Google Drive rather than from dropbox. Once you agree to the terms and conditions, you'll get 50GB of space for free for two years from gdrive. Along with the extra storage, HTC has also committed to updating the M8 firmware (along with the rest of the One family) for two years. If you live in the US, you can also take advantage of HTC's cracked-screen-replacement option, which allows you to swap out a shattered screen for free within the first six months after you buy the phone.

Dot View case

In recent times we have seen that flip covers for smartphones just don't match the smartphones in design, and attractiveness. But its not in the case of M8 ,as it has come up with all new dot style case for HTC one M8.
htc one m8 Dot View case

You can access the phone just by double tapping and its incredible to know that ,one can check the time, weather, new texts, emails and calls - without opening the flip cover from the phone.
 HTC Dot View phone case protects the screen,along with displaying notifications and interactions in a retro, dot-matrix style giving it a new look.


HTC One M8 is a beautifully designed smartphone with stunning design.The Duo Camera's with advanced features and  capabilities are quite useful and its performance is fantastic, the phones battery life has improved significantly over its predecessor . Even the the new version of HTC Sense is giving new UI and features to M8 ,Along with all this HTC continues to improve  sound features like BoomSound and news features BlinkFeed . 

Overall it is a great new phone to mesmerize its users with a bunch of new features.

Buy it from from this link given below @ cheap price only for u

The fact is Insipte of new features ,more metal in body it will face stiff competitions from its rivals like samsung S5 which tends to sell millions of units every year and htc selling less comparatively .so only if htc wants to remain in the game of smartphone market ,it should rigorously work on new models after correcting the drawbacks of previous one. 

hopes to see a all new stunning next version of HTC one m8 next year.

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