HTC M8 Ace pictured again, should have a 4.7-inch display

HTC M8 Ace pictured again, should have a 4.7-inch display
Last week, we showed you the back of the unannounced HTC M8 Ace, which seemingly has a single-lens rear camera, and a plastic construction instead of a metal design (like the One M8 has). 

The handset appeared in other two photos today, thanks to the fact that it was recently approved by Chinese authorities. As you can see, now we're able to take a look not just at the back, but also at the front of the M8 Ace. Unsurprisingly, this isn’t too different (shape-wise) from the front of the One M8.

It’s true that the new smartphone looks a bit odd - but don’t worry, we’ve noticed that photos released by Chinese authorities make almost any device look worse than in real life.

According to @evleaks, the M8 Ace sports a 4.7-inch display, not a 5-inch one, as previously rumored. Its resolution isn’t known, but we assume it's 1080p. It doesn’t look like the One branding is part of this handset’s name. However, it’s too early now to be certain of that.

HTC will most likely announce the M8 Ace before revealing the M8 Prime. Unfortunately, exact details about this aren’t available, though Taiwanese website ePrice suggests that the M8 Ace might be announced on June 3. We’ll be here to let you know if that happens. 


sources: Tenaa, @evleaks, ePrice (translated)

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17 Comments

1. hafini_27

Posts: 942; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

The speaker grill looks kind of awkward. So many holes!

13. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Upgraded speaker's Better wider dynamic stereo sound

2. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

This phone's speakers look like they get so dirty so quick... Despite that, if it has a 1080p screen is priced like at 350$ or less, paired with a S800 or newer chipset, it would be a steal...

3. babalove

Posts: 23; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

ugly.

14. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Looks better than the M8

4. eman99

Posts: 409; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

Nice looking

5. koko1

Posts: 103; Member since: Dec 03, 2013

then they said htc is the king of design !

6. AfterShock

Posts: 4146; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Large no thanks. Looks like speaker grilles from old HTC that had a slide out speaker on side. Think it was an early wp7 device..forgot about it until seeing this.

7. turk_az

Posts: 75; Member since: May 11, 2012

i think HTC lost it

10. Doakie

Posts: 2456; Member since: May 06, 2009

Seems like garbage to me. I was thinking a soft touch polycarbonate version of the M8 would be amazing, this is not amazing. This is just another example of how HTC is their own worst enemy. They'll make something almost perfect with one major drawback. This one's drawback is fugly.

8. Armchair_Commentator

Posts: 222; Member since: May 08, 2014

Yikes when I first saw the picture I thought they were referring to the m8 Prime, but I forgot they were also making the Ace. Not really a fan of such large speaker grilles covering the entire surface somehow makes it seem cheap.

9. Deaconclgi

Posts: 405; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Ventura!!!

11. outlawog

Posts: 47; Member since: Nov 27, 2013

I used to be a HTC Fan boy, but even now im admitting that htc lost it.

12. iMemo

Posts: 113; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

So many holes... That bottom-placed logo... I don't know mahn, I don't know... #Brain freeze

15. antonioli

Posts: 200; Member since: Sep 08, 2013

Weird. I didin't like it. And as always with a lot of large bezels.

16. JMartin22

Posts: 2311; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Lol, that HTC branding on the front makes this phone look so grotesque. It's like they choose to waste space for no reason

17. Epicness1o1

Posts: 298; Member since: May 30, 2013

the logo isnt wasted space,there are bunch of stuff under it and the logo was the only solution so the phone cound not look ugly(speaking for the m8 now,cuz this ace is ugly)

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