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Sony Xperia Z2 vs HTC One (M8)

0. phoneArena 15 May 2014, 09:34 posted on

Now that the Sony Xperia Z2 has finally launched, it has to compete against a number of flagships from other well-known companies, and one of its rivals happens to be the HTC One (M8). There's a lot to love about the latter – it looks great, runs flawlessly, and those front-facing speakers sound pretty darn amazing. Yet is the HTC One (M8) better than the Sony Xperia Z2? Read on to learn more...

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posted on 15 May 2014, 09:37 10

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


Such beauties!

posted on 15 May 2014, 12:19 4

17. Sauce (unregistered)


Z2 looks pretty cheap and not classy. The white trim ruins it.

posted on 15 May 2014, 14:53 14

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


Are you drunk or what??
I think your profile pic exactly fits you!

posted on 15 May 2014, 14:56 7

22. Sauce (unregistered)


Glad to know my opinion deeply hurts your poor feelings LOL.

I think my profile pic exactly fits what I'm doing right now to you.

posted on 15 May 2014, 14:58 6

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


You need sth to sooth your burning bro.

posted on 15 May 2014, 17:12 1

24. Sauce (unregistered)


#fail

posted on 19 May 2014, 05:29 2

34. hari120 (Posts: 21; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)


@emadshiny as longs as everyone has eyes no one give a damn **** to his comments

posted on 19 May 2014, 17:24

36. marcski07 (Posts: 598; Member since: 25 Apr 2014)


have you ever seen one in personal? :) xperia z I agree it's not classy, but not looking so cheap also, but hell, ugly. It looks like a brick and u can bitch slap anybody using that phone, but z1 and z2, really looks premium, and eye catcher... i love z1 compact, because i have small hands, and i don't want to use 2 hands for a phone, for multi-tasking purposes. plastic yes, but it doesn't look cheap, it's beautifully crafted really well made, and very comfortable to grip and browse with your thumb only... :)

posted on 22 Jun 2014, 21:06

55. Jillxz (Posts: 149; Member since: 04 Jun 2012)


The Z2 is prettier to me.

posted on 20 May 2014, 03:58 1

39. craigy72 (banned) (Posts: 41; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


HTC One all the way IMO

posted on 15 May 2014, 09:42 1

2. Birds (Posts: 1164; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Ultimately it comes down to aesthetics for me because both phones are truly beasts at what they do. I'd prefer thee HTC One simply because I'm a huge HTC One fanboy. The Sony Phone is utter perfection though. I just wish the back had like this shattered look to it so when you drop it and it actually shatters, you can't tell.

posted on 15 May 2014, 09:45

3. giani (Posts: 269; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


So, as per yr conclusions general score is 4-1 in favor of m8. But the z2 has a higher rating in the individual review. Hah ?!

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:12 12

8. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


hah 8.8 is pretty high for ultragimmickpixel camera.

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:17 1

11. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


that's what you call cosolation or a balancing act. no ad-subsisting site or blogwould want to offend fans. there should be some redeeming factor somewhere.

posted on 15 May 2014, 11:54 1

15. giani (Posts: 269; Member since: 13 Nov 2012)


Straight edgeNexus, if you dont get my point, please don't TROLL.
I was only trying to make Nick T confess. It is very clear from the comparison that he prefers the M8.

posted on 15 May 2014, 12:08

16. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Sorry didnt get the point till the edit time passed out. :-)

posted on 15 May 2014, 09:55 1

4. FaisalWibowo11 (Posts: 163; Member since: 12 Aug 2013)


HTC one M8 is a near perfect phone, great design, great specs overall, but only let down by its camera. But had it has a 1/2.3" 8MP ultrapixel sensor, then it is perfect..

posted on 15 May 2014, 12:44

18. MichaelA (Posts: 18; Member since: 14 May 2014)


It's not all about MP's, but don't even think about printing a photo from the M8 to anything like a 4x6 or 5x8 because it's going to look terrible. I rarely ever do this, but when I do I want a alright pic, not crap. If I had to choose I would go with the Sony, but why not just wait for the LG G3 instead?

posted on 17 May 2014, 07:18

33. adwienc (Posts: 136; Member since: 26 Mar 2014)


And software buttons.

posted on 15 May 2014, 09:56 1

5. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


M8 since it offers more internal memory, and up to 128GB ?

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:16 3

10. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


at least all flagships released this year can use sandisk's 128GB sd card. that's been tested and proved on some youtube video.

posted on 15 May 2014, 11:00 1

14. josephnero (Posts: 559; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


lesser battery?crappier camera?

posted on 15 May 2014, 21:08 1

28. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


The Z2 accepts 128 gb cards too

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:07 1

6. cyborg009 (Posts: 112; Member since: 17 Sep 2011)


Sony has good UI but it should be smooth not laggy... they should focus on optimizing it. I'm using Sony phones from old SE times and though I'm entirely in love with Z2's display I'm thinking of either getting a lumia 930 or oneplus one as my next phone.

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:09 4

7. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


design-subjective
Ergonomics- Htc One(curved back)
display-Tie i guess
UI-One Sense more beautiful and functional
Hardware-Z2 ram
Camera-LOL no comments
multimedia-TIE
battery-dont know
conclusion- Z2 due to all rounder IMO

posted on 15 May 2014, 21:10 1

29. BattleBrat (Posts: 1476; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


Id give the M8 the edge in multimedia, boomsound+ higher output headphone jack+ ir blaster.

posted on 16 May 2014, 07:02 1

31. FCB-Eto (Posts: 40; Member since: 17 Aug 2013)


Battery life the Z2 kills the M8 and S5 those two respectively do 71hrs and 72 but the Z2 manages 89hrs it's on Gsmarena, but get this that's without any power saving enabled.

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:13 1

9. pwnarena (Posts: 1129; Member since: 15 Feb 2013)


no contest here

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:32 2

12. papss (unregistered)


I love both actually. I prefer the looks and design of the z2 (I like square phones with sharp corners) but like the UI of the m8...

posted on 15 May 2014, 10:46 2

13. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Yeah i love sense 6, 5 days on and i have no tempt to flash ROMs, unlike s5 touchwiz when i was dying to flash CM.

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