HTC One M8 Prime to be waterproof and made out of an exotic material, other features revealed

Like Sony and Samsung, HTC might soon have a waterproof flagship smartphone of its own: the One M8 Prime, which could be announced in September...
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36. jexxx

Posts: 48; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

Is this a joke? Xperia z1, z1s and another Z device I can't remember!

14. newbey123

Posts: 699; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Sounds like a monster phone. Perfect screen size and M8 design,will best Harlet sized phone. Good job HTC,now hurry up and make it.

15. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Time to dethrone the iphone with all these prime series. They're doing all these prime phones to compete with the high price of the iphone

17. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

The iPhone set the standard for sure, but the iPhone doesn't seem to be in the same league with these devices. The ios fans will disagree I'm sure, but the iPhone doesn't even compare to the standard versions of these devices anymore either. Not since the Galaxy S3, the HTC One M7, Optimus G, and Z1. Apple would be in real trouble if WP had a more appealing UI because Nokia hardware has always been top notch.

20. DigitalJedi_X

Posts: 202; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

I agree. Between Prime and Project Silver the iPhone could well be dethroned as the #1 selling smartphone. Expect Apple to patent Silver and Prime so they can sue to stop this from happening.

52. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

*Trademark

19. toyboyz

Posts: 232; Member since: Jan 22, 2010

Keeping my finger's crossed..! Please HTC!

21. jove39

Posts: 2143; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

will it have logo in front? Front logo is only ugly part of device!

22. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

Liquid silicone hmmm...

29. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

And yes with a prime price I bet...............$800-900

31. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Qualcomm dominating the mobile processor market sucks so far as progress goes

32. DocOc

Posts: 143; Member since: Apr 23, 2014

I would like the Optimus Prime version

33. andynaija

Posts: 1253; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

If the current HTC One M8 is already tall with a screen of 5in., then going up to 5.5in., how tall will this going to be? Will the camera be better?

54. andynaija

Posts: 1253; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

*is this going to be

35. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Don't forget that this will come with a rattling volume rocker, dust under the screen and other manufacturing problems. And don't forget the terrible ergonomics and the ridiculous sizing.

38. 7Superman9

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

Or how much of a troll you are.

57. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

That was funny Though Taters doesn't like HTC

58. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I agree But I love my HTC One

37. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

What about a Prime mini? :D

39. jellmoo

Posts: 2541; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

A 5.5 inch M8? The thing will be the size of a Nexus 7...

44. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The current M8 is already huge. This is going to be like the HTC Max size. Lol

40. Supraman21

Posts: 467; Member since: Jun 09, 2010

Please dont jump on this waterproof bandwagon that Sony started. I dont want thicker bezels and stupid port flaps like on the GS5

49. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Do you never go outside or wish to take your phone when you do? One of my favorite uses of my Casio Commando was taking a video down a water slide, swimming on my honeymoon, and lowering it under the surface while fishing. To me, that's worth an extra millimeter of bezel on a high end phone instead of relegating ruggedness to only hardware stunted phones like the commando was.

43. Epicness1o1

Posts: 303; Member since: May 30, 2013

This is a Killer

53. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

When in the hands of an angry jealous lover who has discovered evidence of your betrayal on the phone, yes.

45. Leonis

Posts: 338; Member since: Jan 08, 2014

Lets see how huge this phone will be. I can't imagine any phone to beat LG G3 for at least 1 year.

48. Armchair_Commentator

Posts: 222; Member since: May 08, 2014

ugh I missed out on the one max due to it not coming to AT&T, I was looking at the g3 but if this is real.. guess its more waiting as I really want front facing (or at least down firing) speakers

50. kopkiwi

Posts: 91; Member since: May 31, 2013

Give us a DECENT camera. Throw away the UP tech and give us a 16MP beast and you'll have an absolute winner.

59. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

i love my m8 but i think to buy any new htc flagship
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