HTC's new M8 may have four color versions at launch

If the colors seen on the left look familiar it’s because they’re the color versions of the HTC One (the model released in early 2013) - sans the gold version, of course.

According to a couple of tweets from XDA TV producer and moderator Shen Ye, the upcoming HTC M8 may have the same four color versions at launch - black, red, blue and grey (or, if you prefer their hex codes: #bebebe, #33b5e5, #cc0000 and #414141). XDA is a respectable and trustable community, so this could really happen.

Unfortunately, there is still no word on exactly when the M8 will be released. HTC could officially announce it in February or March, but we don’t know if it will call it HTC One+, or HTC One 2 (the latter name sounds rather silly anyway).

Over the weekend, we heard that the new M8 would be HTC’s first smartphone to come with on-screen buttons - this might allow it to be as large as the current One model, despite the fact that the new handset should sport a larger display (5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels).

Other expected features include Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 6 UI (which will hopefully bring many enhancements), an UltraPixel rear camera, and a quad-core Qualcomm processor. HTC will probably keep the aluminum body, as well as the BoomSound front speakers for the new flagship.

Update: it appears that the four alleged colors of the M8 may not be similar to those of the original HTC One after all.

source: Twitter

Related phones

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



18. NokiaFTW

Posts: 2072; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Is HTC gonna name it the One Two !?! That's a weird name.

19. Hyperreal

Posts: 363; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

They should name it htc 2.

17. jckc92

Posts: 29; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

If their camera is better than previous then I own it!

11. shenye

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

You do realise the second tweet was a joke for Alex Dobie right? Those are just HOLO colours.

15. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Oh, all right then. I didn't realize it's a joke. Thanks for the heads up!

6. horialin

Posts: 23; Member since: Jan 29, 2014

Salut Florin. This site looks more and more like a tabloid with this titles. Did you saw a gold HTC One in person? It's a beauty, especially with that black. You should keep your opinions for yourself and just do what you should actually do: present the news. Or put down an objective article and then make 10 accounts and say how ugly is this and how bad is that in the comment area.

10. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

I removed the refference to the gold version from the title. But, frankly, anything that looks golden and isn't really gold is rather kitschy. Certainly, that doesn't mean that other people can't feel free to love the color.

13. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

But if you do that, the internet commenters win!

16. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

If they win a gold medal that isn't really gold, well, that's fine by me.

4. cj100570

Posts: 204; Member since: May 12, 2009

Funny thing Florin T., no one really cares about your opinion of what colors the phone comes in. Less opinion, more news!

5. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

If it's a funny thing, let's just all smile and have a good time, shall we?

8. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

NO, Florin! Phones are SERIOUS F%$@&#* BUSINESS! Jokes have NO place where peoples' egos are so fragile that a jab at their personal preferences is tantamount to a direct attack on their very soul! (Dammit!)

12. Florin.T

Posts: 318; Member since: Dec 16, 2013

Your comment, sir Commentator, is pure gold.

14. g2a5b0e unregistered

Excellent use of the word tantamount. Great comment. +1

7. g2a5b0e unregistered

Are you always this much of an ass? If you had read the second paragraph you would know that this isn't Florin's opinion.

3. newbey123

Posts: 706; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

I have to go with classic grey! Always love the way it looks! Hurry up and release the beast HTC, my contract is up in 2 months.

2. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

dark grey ;D

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I love that light blue colour!

9. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

It's the color that was used in ICS and JB. I loved it :)

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