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HTC "All New One" (HTC M8) hits FCC: likely coming to all four major US carriers

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HTC "All New One" (HTC M8) hits FCC: likely coming to all four major US carriers
HTC’s “All New One”, the long rumored successor to the HTC One (also referred to as the HTC M8), has cleared certification at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Passing FCC certification is a required step before a handset arrives to market, and the filing itself contains countless pages of technical information. Along with all the minute (and mostly boring) details, the public files also reveal interesting subtleties about a given phone.

This time, judging by the FCC filings, we learn that HTC’s “All New One” is likely to have six different models for different carriers, supporting different bands. Good news is that among these six are four models that are likely destined for the four major US carriers.

Before we examine them, though, we ought to mention that one of these six is the NM80P6B100 model, which looks like the international version of the new One with support for 4G LTE on band 7, popular across Europe, Asia and other territories.

Then, there are four different HTC “All New One” models - for Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. The difference between them seems to be only in the connectivity, as they support different 4G LTE bands. Model NM80P6B120 is the AT&T one, NM80P6B200 is for Verizon Wireless, NM80P6B700 is the Sprint-bound version, and NM80P6B160 is for T-Mobile. The last version, carrying product ID NM80P6B130, supports 4G LTE bands 4 and 17, which are frequencies commonly supported by regional US carriers. 

Interestingly, the FCC filings for all these models reveal that the commission has received the device samples months in advance, on October 23rd of 2013, and the actual testing of the models happened between November 25th and December 4th.

The 3.5mm headset jack seems to be located on the bottom

The 3.5mm headset jack seems to be located on the bottom

The last thing that we can spot on the images from the FCC filing for HTC’s “All New One” is the new positioning of the 3.5mm headset jack that now seems to be on the bottom of the handset. The current HTC One has its 3.5mm slot up top.

Summing it all up, we have all evidence suggesting that the new HTC flagship will arrive on all US carriers, and that's good news. HTC has set the official unveiling date for the handset for March 25th, so it won’t be long until we learn more about the company’s next big thing.

source: FCC

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posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:37

1. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5955; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


When? As in likely coming to all four carriers - when? All at once? Or, in dribs and drabs (AT&T + T-Mo, followed by Sprint, with VZW last 9 months later)? Dribs and drabs is a marketing FAIL.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 04:00 1

11. Finalflash (Posts: 1912; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)


Well at least they learned not to go exclusive like they used to. The most idiotic thing to do is release on one carrier and hope those idiots will promote it for you.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:40 5

2. LiyanaBG (Posts: 377; Member since: 07 Nov 2013)


its coming to all 4 great decision HTC

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 07:26 2

14. akki20892 (Posts: 3655; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Will sold more.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 08:17 2

15. dontneedtoknow (Posts: 152; Member since: 17 Feb 2014)


Sell*

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 08:25 1

16. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2866; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Sell*.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:44 2

3. AnukulVcool (Posts: 134; Member since: 02 Jun 2012)


I wish sony xperia z2 make it to al least 3 of the top 4 carriers

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:47

4. LiyanaBG (Posts: 377; Member since: 07 Nov 2013)


sony always make bad decisions probably it will only go to Tmobile and maybe AT&T

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 03:28

9. zachattack (Posts: 590; Member since: 31 Jul 2013)


cough evleaks said verizon way back, cough i think he's bulls**tting and isn't a good source for anything cough

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:50 5

5. aayupanday (Posts: 528; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)


This is now Officially the most leaked smartphone of all time...

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 02:57 1

6. Einstein333 (Posts: 40; Member since: 22 May 2012)


What's all this stuff about those carriers in the US? Why can't you buy every phone from every carrier? That's strange...

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 03:57 1

10. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5955; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Because some marketing decisions are made by mentally impaired people. Last year, HTC released the OG One on AT&T and T-Mo. Then, maybe 4 or 5 months later, on Sprint. And finally, after the party was over, on VZW. I am hoping the person(s) who made last year's roll-out decision has left the company, and their replacement is not as mentally impaired.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 11:16 2

18. true1984 (Posts: 593; Member since: 23 May 2012)


What? it launched on sprint at the same time as at&t and Tmo. 4-5 months later the red version came out for sprint only.

posted on 10 Mar 2014, 07:55

21. lsutigers (Posts: 772; Member since: 08 Mar 2009)


Dude Sprint got it at the same time as AT&T/TMO. Verizon was way late though.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 03:08 1

7. docj8404 (Posts: 72; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)


I don't think HTC can, from a financial space, afford to do a staggered release like they did last year. Judging from their massive drop in quarterly sales, they better start shipping devices worldwide to all supported carriers the moment their official unveiling presentation is over.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 04:01

12. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5955; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


They couldn't afford to do a staggered release last year either. If they do a staggered release this year, that is just STUUUPID!

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 03:25 6

8. zachattack (Posts: 590; Member since: 31 Jul 2013)


I think this is honestly HTC's year to shine, sorry samsung you gave up being awesome and HTC didn't. Can't wait to see the final final phone not some video of some inept kid. Also curious of the G3, even though sense 5 honestly looks SO much better haha

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 05:35

13. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


HTC '' All new Fail'' :D

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 08:56 2

17. newbey123 (Posts: 451; Member since: 19 Mar 2012)


Just release it. The best android device is almost here, come on HTC, were waiting.

posted on 04 Mar 2014, 12:35

19. Odiin (Posts: 303; Member since: 23 Apr 2013)


Shame on u Sony. When u r goin to learn from Samsung LG n HTC? I think we r never going to hear like this about Sony. Lazy n stubborn.

posted on 05 Mar 2014, 01:40

20. screenprotector (Posts: 4; Member since: 25 Feb 2014)


The best android device is almost here, come on HTC, were waiting.

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