HTC One (M8) for Windows render appears on Verizon's site

HTC One (M8) for Windows render appears on Verizon's site
Earlier on Friday, we told you that the rumored HTC One (M8) for Windows, received its GCF certification. Now comes more exciting news for those waiting for this device. A leaked press render of the handset has been discovered on Verizon's website. Comparing the picture with an Android flavored HTC One (M8), we can see that the bottom BoomSound speaker grille, is closer to the bottom of the unit on the Windows Phone model. Whether this is a legitimate difference in design, or just some change made to the image of the phone, is not clear.

There is a Live Tile shown for Blink Feed, and one for "TV" which would indicate that the IR Blaster will be offered on this version of the HTC One (M8). Other features from the Android version, like the Duo camera, the 5 inch screen with 1080 x 1920 resolution, and the 5MP wide-angle front-facing camera, will all be found on the Windows Phone 8.1 version of the phone. Because the phone will come out of the box with the GDR1 update pre-installed, the Dot View case will be sold as an accessory for the Windows Phone version.

HTC has sent out invitations for an event to be held in New York City on August 19th. There has been talk of an August 21st launch of the Verizon branded model, via the online Microsoft Stores. It does seem that all of the pieces are fitting into place for such a release.

source: Verizon via PCMag, WPCentral

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One (M8)
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP (Dual camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
    HTC Sense UI



31. dimas

Posts: 3461; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

M8 look's good on both OS. I think it will run faster on WP which doesn't have too much UI effects. Guess they made the right decision removing physical home & back buttons.

30. NateAdam8

Posts: 439; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

Hope this isn't a exclusive cause if it is HTC might as well start writing how much money they're about to lose in sales for this and next quarter.

33. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

You don't know anything about manufacturing do you? HTC will not lose money one this. It is the same manufacturing processes. The only different is the OS. They always change it back to Android and resell it as the M8.

29. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

My real question is, where's Verizon logo?

23. DavvyGhotra

Posts: 13; Member since: Jul 24, 2014

yes best design should be for every one ! #hereisthechange

22. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Beauty outside, ugly inside :)

32. dimas

Posts: 3461; Member since: Jul 22, 2014

That's also what I thought when I first saw a WP phone thru websites but I was surprised when I had it in my hands. M8 on WP might look very good on actual viewing.

19. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

So, basically, Verizon will sell 1300 of these total and the 4%ers will be out screaming how it was a great success. LOL. I wonder if Monopolysoft will bankroll HTC's bailout or collapse them from the inside Nokia-style...

20. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Google is the monopoly. Android is a monopoly, Youtube is a monopoly, Google search is a monopoly, the real Johnny cash would agree, quit yapping.

21. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

The real Johnny Cash wouldn't be caught dead supporting a snake like Stephen Elop, so let's leave the man out of this and get to the facts: stagnant 4% adoption rate, hostile takeover of their primary partner, alienation of the largest phone manufacturer in the world (regardless of how good or bad you or I think their products are) and finally the fact that this HTC phone will sell about as well as bacon-wrapped pork ribs in Iran, we come full circle to the start...

24. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Google is the monopoly- *microsoft Android is the monopoly- not really, wait for iphone 6, ios will rise to 18%, as for WP, not android's fault, consumer chooses a better OS. Youtube is a monopoly- yes, because there is simply no competition. And having one convenient free place for all videos is not a bad thing. Google search is a monopoly- users can choose some other inferior search engines, they are not forced (*cough wp bing cough*). Your concept of Monopoly itself is wrong.

25. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014


17. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

No sense in that.

16. HASHTAG unregistered

Looks nice actually.

15. naittosan

Posts: 243; Member since: Jun 28, 2014

I figure there is only 3 phones I would consider getting around September. IPhone 6, Nexus 6, or Motorola x+1. Not necessarily in that order.

27. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

+1 for moto x+1, I'm excited for it. And nexus 6 too.

11. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

9. valapsp

Posts: 565; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

f*ck thats gorgeous but I hate on screen buttons on Windows Phone .

6. pavsidhu

Posts: 214; Member since: May 20, 2014

Best thing ever, go HTC!

5. Daytonadave17

Posts: 54; Member since: Oct 26, 2013

I know it says Verizon! But they are saying there might be a global version too!! :) this phone will sell like crazy in my opinion!

7. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

I agree, this will sell very well on wp platform

12. T.Law

Posts: 423; Member since: May 10, 2014

Which is not very much.

13. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Minimal work due to being the same damn phone as the m8 so it's still a win for wp fans and HTC

26. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

O.o sell well on wp, that too a non-nokia oem. Lol no. Mission impossible.

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The lower speaker is close to the bottom of the phone because it's a render. You can see the same thing on the One M8 on Verizon's website.

2. na7noo7

Posts: 278; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

I know it will be called HTC One (W8) since I'm a leaker. Bad thing is that It's a Verizon exclusive.

18. Jinto

Posts: 436; Member since: Jan 15, 2014

You're a leaker?

28. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Have you tried depends???

1. eN16HTMAR3

Posts: 253; Member since: Oct 08, 2013


4. sip1995

Posts: 1771; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

Why not ?

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