HTC's ad for new HTC One (M8): "For everyone who is not just anyone"

HTC's ad for new HTC One (M8):
With less than 9 hours to go before the all new HTC One (M8) is introduced, and the world can breathe again, we are seeing signs of how HTC will market this phone. Not that it really needs to call out Robert Downey Jr. here. After all, we haven't seen a non-Apple iPhone receive such hype since, well, perhaps never! Yes, the Samsung Galaxy S4 did receive a fair amount of attention prior to its unveiling last year, but interest in the sequel to the HTC One was high right off the bat, and only went higher.

One of our loyal readers sent us an ad for the all new HTC One (M8) that he said he saw in a local flyer. Considering that the ad shows HTC's New Zealand website, there is a good chance that our reader lives there. But we digress. We would like to point out the tag line used by HTC for this ad campaign which says, "HTC One (M8). For everyone who is not just anyone." Sounding a bit elitist? But that is okay. If HTC turns into buyers even a small percentage of those interested in the phone over the last few weeks, the Samsung Galaxy S5 will have a battle on its hands.

And there is a third phone that could make this a three-way battle for Android market share. Don't forget that the LG G3 is rumored to be coming to market with a 1440 x 2560 QHD screen. And we could see the MT6592 "true" octa-core CPU from MediaTek under the hood. The winner of such a battle is...the smartphone buying consumer, who will have a fabulous selection of well spec'd smartphones to choose from for the balance of this year.

Thanks Alex!

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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)



1. ShenAlJoker

Posts: 113; Member since: Jul 19, 2013

This is going to be a great year !

3. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012


19. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

Go HTC! we love you

31. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014


2. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

and for that here's another leaked video-

4. imyourpapi

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 04, 2014

Damn time flys lol can't believe it's already almost here lol I remember when the m7 was getting announced, good time

5. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

everyone is complaining about the samsung design lol and htc made exactly the same design and nobody cares kinda funny even if the design is good but its old i dont want to carry a phone for 4 year if u know what i mean.. sorry 4 my bad english

14. Xenaz

Posts: 144; Member since: Apr 28, 2013

Are you able to find any HTC phone that looks like this beside M7? Answer is only the Htc one mini n max Are you able to find any Samsung phone that looks like S5? Answer is yes, thousands of them since S3, from low end to high end, all share the same design, that's the problem, Samsung design is not bad but simply juz over exhausted by literally using it too many times Look at Sony, even it used the so called omni-balance design several times on different phone, but many people still find it acceptable currently because Sony only used it on Z series and few others phones so far, if Sony continue using it literally like what Samsung did, I'm sure you will hear the same complaint

16. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

all samsung 100 phones look the same.

6. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

even though LG is good i doubt they will find a way to optimize that QHD screen. There's a reason we have yet to see them in the US market. That OPPO had terrible performance so why would you even want that kind of a screen. HTC is going to win this years battle in my opinion. People will disagree, and that's your right. Facts are facts though, and this phone is just straight up hot

11. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

"HTC is going to win this years battle in my opinion." "Facts are facts though..." You said "in my opinion", how can you turn it to a "fact"? That is your prediction, not a "fact". The phone isn't even out yet. How do you know LG can't optimize the QHD screen? You just don't know anything about it yet. And how do you know that the Oppo Find 7 has terrible performance? Because you saw it from the Internet and you didn't even try it yet? These are just your predictions and your opinion, don't consider it as a fact.

20. alex88ucv

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 05, 2014

not to mention the xperia z2 and probably the z3 :)..for me it is a battle between sony and htc..

23. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

Well the facts are it's an amazing phone and no phone so far has really been presented to be flagship material. How do i know? Because it was tested and didn't outperform a lesser phone that's how. Even if Oppo is some off brand chinese company i doubt LG will do any better. QHD is a stupid gimmick. Fact HTC makes great phones, Fact HTC is going to have the best phone of 2014. Fact, HTC never had a bad phone. No one has produced a QHD screen phone besides Oppo and it doesn't seem to be worth the over priced tag on it. Watch LG not even use a QHD screen.

7. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Don't disappoint me HTC. Don't do it.

9. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

They will not... #OneUp #TheOne2Get

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013


8. Dejavu_LT

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Ok, 4 ultra pixels sounds not perfect (that's for sure), but it's not a horrible news. But..if HTC camera lens will be not sapphire and have the same damn problems as it had in their older models like Htc One, Htc One X (easly breaks, scratches and so on) - i'm pass out, for 100%.

18. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

its not 4mp. its Dual 5 which is 10mp on the back

21. Dejavu_LT

Posts: 51; Member since: Jun 11, 2012

Ok, my bad! :) But i'm still hoping for sapphire camera lens :)

22. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

hopefully i can't wait to watch the event. i hope for a good flash to

28. papss unregistered

I didn't read the 5mp duo. I'm worried because I'm not wanting another 4mp camera on the back. They confirmed the 5 mp up front

26. cosimonh

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 27, 2013

What do you do with your phones? My HTC phones have never gotten scratched lenses or broken lenses.

10. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Hmm, not the best catchphrase imo.

13. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Today is the big day... I'm excited for the One, the only One, not just a One, but the All New One.

15. KillerKeyboard

Posts: 372; Member since: Nov 21, 2013

Ask the Internet? Be careful in what you preach. :P

17. alexjansen

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Your welcome

24. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Few more hours! Im so excited...IS there any live streaming of the event?

25. Slimjak1

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Not a HTC fan but it's great to see a company raise the bar. Hopefully it will put pressure on the other companies to get off their ass and do the same (Samsung)

27. dome888

Posts: 86; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

i can smell flop?

29. neartx

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 15, 2014

wow the day come wow i buy black

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