Latest list of rumored specs for the HTC M8 includes name of the device

Earlier this morning,we passed along some information about the eagerly awaited HTC M8 aka the HTC One 2. A tweet from the usually reliable evleaks gave us a bucketful o' specs including the 5 inch screen (remember, the HTC One is merely 4.7 inches), the 1080 x 1920 FHD glass, andthe inclkusion of Android 4.4 and Sense 6.0...
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30. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Not in quailty, but quality will be great. And I've own Note 3 for some time and I have to say that software is not bad at all, I use different launcher, so visuals are not problem either.

42. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Ultimately the sales show which devices shine..

48. rawbow

Posts: 428; Member since: Mar 30, 2012


65. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Read comment 63 & 64

54. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Not really. Sales do not equal quality. If you say that, then you might as well say the iPhone is the best phone in the world, because it outsells every Android flagship combined.

63. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Welcome to the real world. Android handsets have 81% market share compared to iPhone with 16%. (Google it) iPhone is great. Android devices are awesome. WP is also amazing. Sales equal acceptance of a product by masses. Samsung devices are sold in maximum numbers because of latest hardware/specs, Android/its features, after sale support to customer & (above all) options in all price range/sizes/specs/features. Not everyone is a geek like us. Average consumer wants a good device at good price. HTC devices have amazing build quality (with each HTC device with different design, better than iPhones), amazing hardware but 'every' time they make a mess of something for which they are criticized & get a bad name. The 3 main reasons for HTC to fail- 1)making blunders (like "4MP" ultrapixel or broken multitasking or no updates to devices) and 2) pathetic customer support after sale and 3) Overly priced devices. Samsung understands the market & doesnt make mistakes like HTC does. That is why, its sales are highest. And FYI, quality doesnt mean only build quality. HTC is superior in build, but Samsung is superior in understanding & listening to customer's requirement (which is what everyone wants).

64. kabhijeet.16

Posts: 889; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

I would love HTC to find success with this and many more devices to come coz I love the awesome HTC devices, but we must all accept the unfortunate reality that irrespective of all goods of HTC, it is going on path of Nokia... (I'm a HTC user BTW, but harsh realities are something we must accept even though it doesnt feel right)

17. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC One squared( power of 2) with the little 2 is the best name they can give it. That way the next one can be called HTC One cubed or HTC One to the power of three. The problem with that naming scheme is that the little 2 could confuse some people that might see it as a disclaimer and they look at the bottom of the website to see what the 2 means. The best would be to just make a better name but otherwise, HTC One ^2 or HTC squared is the best. They can market it as greater than a sequel since squared usually means more than double unless the number is 1.

51. 46modnar

Posts: 14; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Ya: One (e.g. 1.0) raised to the power of anything = 1, hehe. The specs look really good tho. If it comes with any means of increased usable storage >= 32GB, I'm buying it (either 64GB fixed or removable SD).

62. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

The One is very much different from 1. The one means the only one that matters or the number 1 on the pecking order in literary terms. The number 1 is the lowest number in math. Two entirely different definitions. Either way, HTC is going to screw up the naming or just start over again like they always do.

57. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

1^2 = 1 x 1 = 1 I think they should just called it the 2014 edition.

59. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC One doesn't need to be assigned such a low value. I would assign it a zero but some sites gave it a perfect 10. So 10 x 10 = 100. Which is much better than double which is 20.

21. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

How about HTC O2 ?

22. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Even with these "beasty" specs do you guys think it can hold on against the mighty s5, g3 and z2 ? Who are working on Exynos octa/64 bit processors, flexi displays, ois camera's, and 2k resolutions. What htc is trying to release in the future was sammy's, lg's and sony's specs last year. Now HTC might pop up with these octa core, ois camera and 2k resolution by the end of 2014 in a phablet which will be the successor to the one max. But by then sammy, lg and sony will be out with their next gen tech. Seriously, why is HTC so slow in adapting newer tech ?

34. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

I am really glad that they will stay with fullHD resolution. I would even preffer just HD. For me more than 300ppi is unnecessary. 2k in ~5' screen is a joke that will only drain battery and make harder for device to run games etc. And HTC ONE got OIS. Don't forget how Samsung failed with current Exynos octa processors that were slower and more power hungry than s800.

37. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

U have to be a HTC hater, first of all the Sony Xperia z had the worst display where 720p displays such as iPhone 5 and htc one x outshine it's display. The Xperia z had also a snapdragon s4 pro chip set such was late last year during it's launch. The HTC one and s4 where similar in specs. So I don't see the slow adoption on HTC I see it on Sony.

55. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The One's camera already has OIS, and 1080p is 2K. Octa core is a gimmick unless used in big.Little, not like Mediatek's octa core. 99% of apps aren't optimized for more than quad core, most usually don't even use quad, so over half of your cores will just be idle. The One X was the first quad core phone, and the DNA/Butterfly was the first 1080p phone; HTC is typically very quick to adapt new technology.

56. true1984

Posts: 865; Member since: May 23, 2012

umm sorry to break this to you but the exynos 5 octa was terrible. there were issues with the performance due to the constant switching between the a15 and a7 cores which also made the battery suffer, even though it was supposed to do the opposite

23. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

As I have already said it will use Snapdragon 805.

24. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

I dont think their is any R&D department in HTC. They are not trying anything innovative like flexible displays and octa core of samsung and lg, 64 bit processor by samsung, water proofing capabilities of sony, bravia/tri luminous display tech etc. What htc does is buy the well known widely available processor,lcd display,a small upgrade to the battery, all same crappy camera, and they just polish their own sense moving from 5 to 5.5 and then to 6 now.

25. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

What about front facing speakers? That was neat.

44. b1acktiger

Posts: 223; Member since: May 19, 2012

Got your payment for this month. #Mr.SammyPaidWriter ?

45. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Mmmanuuu, u are stupid dat is all, by the comments u say are just saying "I'm a HTC hater" and please we all know that ur thumbs up ur own comments lol u board person. I mean no company has mastered quad core to compete with the dual core a series chips on iphones like the quad is more or less the same as the iPhone's chips. While jumping on octa please it's just gonna be another gimick, not when Sammy showed us how it failed. Bravia/tri luminous display are just gimmicks to, if u compare bravia to any other display it's just the same or worse no biggie. HTC polishes the ui to make it better not flooding it with sci fi fail features. HTC is propbly the truest innovator front facing speakers that's there and it's a need and everyone uses it unlike the features on Samsung, HTC design is second to none unlike plastic garbage for a price over $800, HTC sense is the closest to stock runs very smooth and fast unlike samlag and Sony Xperia lag. So please just keep the hatered in ur heart cause we don't want to hear ur fanboyism

29. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

This is horrible naming unless HTC plans to release another top gun phone not too long after. The best name to the true successor would simply be HTC One 2014

31. zachattack

Posts: 621; Member since: Jul 31, 2013

Sounds very promising, a tank of a phone with great specs. I will remain skeptical on that camera rumor obviously. I also remain skeptical of a 2900mah batter. They will put 3200 if anything since that's kind of the standard. 2900 seems like it would still not be enough with all these powerful upgrades but who knows. 100% agreed though with previous commentor saying 2GB of ram is more than enough for Sense 5 or 6 since HTC doesn't bog down their OS with crappy non useful features.

32. mas39

Posts: 80; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

I shall wait a phablet size, hopefully their successor to the one max, anything under 5.5" is just too small, would have preffered a 5mp front facing camera like on the lenovo vibe Z and the oppo find 7. A little disappointing to say the least.

33. szaboagoston

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 28, 2012

If Apple can do iPhone 4S and 5S, than HTC should be allowed to do One+. It think the phone sounds promising. The One has very few if any week spots already, with a little upgrade it could be a perfect handset. A little better camera and a larger battery are welcomed editions, all the rest is just fine in my opinion.

39. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Who needs 2K screens? seriously...

47. AliNSiddiqui

Posts: 382; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

1920x1080 is 2K xD

50. imyourpapi

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 04, 2014

Isn't that 1080p ?
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