HTC One (M8) and other HTC handsets released this year could get Sense 7 UI as soon as May 2015

As previously reported, HTC’s One (M8) and One (M7) should be updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop in early January, though the update won’t bring a new version of Sense. Thus, both smartphones will still have Sense 6 UI on board. However, Sense 7 is expected to be available later in 2015 - at least for the One (M8) and other HTC handsets introduced this year.

According to ROM developer LlabTooFeR - who recently showed us what Lollipop and Sense 6 look like on the One (M8) - Sense 7 UI should first ship with the HTC Hima (aka One M9), which could be released in March. After that, between May and July 2015, Sense 7 should become available to HTC’s 2014 line-up of handsets - almost certainly not including entry-level models (like the Desire 310).

At the moment, it’s unclear if devices from 2013 (including the One M7) will receive the new version of the UI. We also don’t know exactly what Sense 7 will bring, but we do expect to see major design changes to complement Android Lollipop. What do you expect from Sense 7?

source: @LlabTooFeR

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One (M8)
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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14 Comments

1. dome888

Posts: 86; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

one reason HTC fails, late updates.

2. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

Lmao the first flagship phone apart from the almost pure Moto X last year to get kitkat was the HTC One.

12. dome888

Posts: 86; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

it stopped after that

3. gagakiller

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 08, 2014

Why do people here hate gagakiller ?

4. aditya.k

Posts: 496; Member since: Mar 10, 2013

Because, everybody loves gaga.

6. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

***Mindblown*** I don't know...

5. 0xFFFF

Posts: 3806; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Stop Making Sense

9. gagakiller

Posts: 176; Member since: Oct 08, 2014

stopping Sense doesn't make any sense

7. Tracy1988

Posts: 208; Member since: Dec 18, 2014

I have bought 5 phones in the last 2 years: Xperia ZL, Xperia ZR, Nexus 5, LG E 970 and Xperia Z3C but I haven't been happy with any of them. If the HTC One display is centered, I would buy it in a heartbeat.

10. HOOHH13

Posts: 22; Member since: May 25, 2014

How was the ZR going on?

8. hesam96

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 12, 2014

im a big fan of Sense UI, its very beautiful and very fast. sense is best ui between TW, LG's ui, and its even better than android lolipop ui

11. HOOHH13

Posts: 22; Member since: May 25, 2014

exactly! simply and nice :)

13. Badelhas

Posts: 10; Member since: Sep 29, 2014

If the leaked photos of the Lollipop update with sense 6 are true I will be very disappointed if they don't adopt Google Material Design...

14. rowdysheeter

Posts: 74; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

shouldn't it be "as late as May 2015"?

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