Is HTC 0P6BXXX the M8? If yes, the new flagship may be headed to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

Is HTC 0P6BXXX the M8? If yes, the new flagship may be headed to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile
The Bluetooth SIG recently approved a new HTC smartphone listed as the 0P6BXXX / HTC 6525LVW. We have reasons to believe that this is the unannounced HTC M8 / One 2.

Not long ago, @evleaks (who almost always provides accurate details) referred to the M8 as the “0P6B”. Before that, the M8 appeared in a benchmark test as the 0P6B120. So an educated guess can only lead us to the conclusion that this is the next One.

The Bluetooth SIG reveals that the P6BXXX has software that’s been certified for three major US mobile carriers: Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile. All three are already selling the 2013 HTC One, so we shouldn’t be surprised to see them offering the new model as well. As you can tell, Sprint isn’t mentioned here, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it won’t plan to launch the M8 at some point.

HTC might announce the M8 in March. The new smartphone reportedly features a 1080p display of around 5 inches, Android 4.4 KitKat with Sense 6.0 UI (including on-screen buttons), quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 5MP front-facing camera, a twin-sensor rear camera, 2GB of RAM, and MicroSD card support to complement the internal memory.

Like the original HTC One, the M8 / One 2 should be joined by a Mini and a dual SIM version later this year. We haven't heard anything about a maxi version, but that doesn't mean this can't be in the pipeline too.

Update: @evleaks tweeted about an M8 destined for AT&T, "among others", back in November.

source: Bluetooth SIG

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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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11 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Looks like HTC is coming up with new things. Let's wait and see.

2. HASHTAG unregistered

Hmm, seems that Sprint is left out; not sure if that's really a bad thing though.

4. petedavison93

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Probably is for Sprint customers. Or rather for Sprint themselves if this phone becomes popular (Which it should do if - as the rumoured specs suggest - they've fixed all the gripes people had with the original One)

6. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Yeah I don't see Sprint passing on this phone. Sprint usually carries most HTC phones, or some variant. I also don't really see them getting a custom EVO version of the One 2. It seems like carrier exclusives are becoming a thing of the past, which is a good thing.

3. petedavison93

Posts: 18; Member since: Mar 28, 2013

Yay for international versions of phones :)

5. XperiaOptimusOne unregistered

Wish it's March already.

7. 14545

Posts: 1835; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

Woah, HTC finally making a consumer friendly move and adding back a micro SD slot. Well, I guess it's a slight step in the right direction.

8. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

The beast is almost here. Hurry up HTC, my upgrade is burning a hole in my pocket.

9. roldxx

Posts: 50; Member since: Mar 27, 2013

that's not a farking camera, angled upward? lol! It's a fingerprint reader

10. SlowPoison77

Posts: 28; Member since: Nov 30, 2013

waiting 4 ma upgrade ;)

11. ChafedBanana

Posts: 409; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Sure it'll have an sd card slot, but then it'll only be 16 GB internal memory to start. :-( Hopefully Verizon gets a 32 GB variant.

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