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All New HTC One M8 gets photographed next to the iPhone 5S, LG G2 and others

0. phoneArena 19 Mar 2014, 13:08 posted on

HTC will finally announce its All New One next week, and it appears that it's going to sell it immediately after the announcement (at least in some markets)...

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posted on 19 Mar 2014, 13:55

21. Kiseki (Posts: 4; Member since: 24 Feb 2014)

They are all cool, super phones...and I'd be happy with any of these :)

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:00 4

24. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)

OMG it's a beauty!

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 22:56

74. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

It really is, that dark grey color looks amazing. And if you look at the side pictures, it looks like the metal actually curves around to the sides unlike the 2013 One which had a plastic insert all around the sides.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:04 5

27. neartx (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 15 Mar 2014)

quality of the metal ...you can see in htc one
wow this time htc make rock

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:14 1

29. HTCOE (Posts: 632; Member since: 20 Nov 2011)

man o man that sony phone looks like an effin brick...wtf... but aside from that i saw a bunch of plastic, what is believed to be leather, and some metal.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:32

35. emadshiny (Posts: 1144; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)

If like you, I want to compare the designs to things around us, then I must say that One looks like a bar of SOAP.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 19:05

67. engineer-1701d (unregistered)

Sinew times you need a bat of soap to clean the gunk off lol cine on that was gid I love the little rounded corner s

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:16 1

31. taz89 (Posts: 2014; Member since: 03 May 2011)

It looks great, really like the dark silver finish.. Phone itself looks kind of tall for a 5" screen but guess that's thanks to that bottom huge bezels.. Lol am sure someone will say it's not that big but compared to other like the s4 and g2 it is. Overall this phone looks really nice and a announcement and release on the same day in UK is great too. No plans to get a new phone this year for me but if I wanted one I would definitely consider the m8

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 14:43

40. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)

Coolpad 9976A Halo ftw

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 15:03

43. Amir1 (unregistered)

looks actually better then htc one but its too bad that the front black bezel ruins everything. other then that i predict: more of the same. no substantial improvements in camera, etc.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 15:44

49. KingDingaLing (Posts: 324; Member since: 11 Oct 2013)

#10 looks like the Max version. I'm sure it's the placement of the M8 up front but still makes it look huge. I like doing this little photography trick when I fish.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 15:58 1

50. mrblah (Posts: 576; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)

i'd go 5s, then htc/sony tie, i like them both, but the rest are dog turds.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 15:59 1

51. thadjudda (Posts: 25; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)

you know what, I would be dead set against buying the new HTC One but the more I look at that phone the more I'm liking it, now I'm excited about it and I am going to purchase

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 16:34 1

55. zachattack (Posts: 621; Member since: 31 Jul 2013)

HTC is going to have to stink those hands in some ice after all the spankings they're about to dish out

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 18:30

62. papss (unregistered)

That made me laugh man❕
I hope you are right but I have a feeling nothing will stop SS or apple.. Not that sales equal better.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 18:41

64. DefinitiveKid (Posts: 218; Member since: 15 May 2013)

Dammnnnnnn looking at the last picture for one sec I thought the bottom of the phone was on the left and I thought to myself "YEAH they got rid of the HTC bezel!!" but then I realized it was the top of the phone... FML

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 18:51

65. DefinitiveKid (Posts: 218; Member since: 15 May 2013)

It might sound silly but there's one reason why I often find myself attracted to Samsung's plastic phones, it's because I baby my phones so much, I mean more than anybody, there's always that fear of damaging it, even just the slightest bit. So as I hate cases, I'm always taking ridiculous care of them (currently iPhone 5S - those chamfered edges) and it can be tiring at times.

So in a way, plastic can play the role of a case, without adding width or thickness to the device, and is generally a whole lot less prone to scratches and dents than aluminum for instance.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 20:05

69. iushnt (Posts: 1659; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)

am I the only one who like the note 3 among it all..
Note 3>5S>M8>S4>z1

Just for me, it is not necessarily for everyone to prefer this way ;)

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 20:32

71. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

ROFL that look terrible. It's HUGE, laughably so.

146mm x 70.5 x 9.5 with only a 5 inch screen and a 2600mah battery......lol

HTC at its finest.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 22:53

73. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

It's really only taller than the others, and that's because of the speakers. It's kind of thick (at least not as thick as most Lumias, which are upwards of 10mm), but at least it's ergonomically curved like the GS3. The GS3 was bigger than the One X or the Razr HD, but it had so many curves you could barely tell. The New One is curved so that it feels thinner than it actually is. It's moderately taller than the others, but at least that height has a purpose with the speakers, which are amazing.

posted on 19 Mar 2014, 23:14

75. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Even with the speakers it shouldn't be that big. The g2 size Max. The G2 looks like a mini compared to it and the Nexus 5 and gs4 are much smaller than the G2 too.

These phones are way too big and that includes the GS5. Let's hope LG doesn't drop the ball. My last hope or I have to go mini this year.

posted on 20 Mar 2014, 01:32

76. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

I'm sure if they took off the speakers they could shave about 5mm off the phone's size. The speakers might also have to do with the thickness. You're also comparing it to the most compact devices on the market, which isn't exactly fair. The Nexus 5, G2, and GS4 all have 70-76% screen to phone ratio, while the HTC One, iPhone 5S, and Xperia Z1 all have about 60-65%, the One having the highest percentage among them; not bad phone for a phone that has speakers which essentially gives it double the vertical bezel.

Unless LG bumps up the screen size again, which I hope they don't, they should be fine. You really wouldn't be too bad going for a mini version this year. With Motorola and Sony each giving their mini versions specs equivalent to their flagships, the others must feel a bit pressured to do the same, even if they don't, specs for a 2013 mid ranger were decent, 2014 mid rangers should be pretty great.

posted on 20 Mar 2014, 11:18

84. Mojtab (banned) (Posts: 6; Member since: 27 Feb 2014)

HTC one is more better Samsung need many changes

posted on 21 Mar 2014, 00:41

88. choklatwasted (Posts: 15; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

if theres still no word on the Z2 coming to T Mobile soon, ill be pre-ordering the M8. those lite-brite-like flip cases are cool!

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