Special Harman Kardon edition of the HTC One (M8) coming to Sprint

Special Harman Kardon edition of the HTC One (M8) coming to Sprint
A tweet from evleaks reveals that a special Harman Kardon audio version of the HTC One (M8) is coming to Sprint.  Unfortunately, not much information was included, so we have no idea on the pricing or the date when this will be available from the nation's third largest carrier. We also don't know what this portends for the future. Is HTC auditioning Harman Kardon for inclusion on upcoming handsets? Is Beats audio a thing of the past?

Surely customers of other carriers outside of Sprint are pacing nervously, hoping that further news will bring information about a release on all four major carriers. But alas, at this point, the Special Edition Harman Kardon version of the HTC One (M8) appears to be a Sprint exclusive. The company is known for its high quality audio products that appeal to audiophiles, so it should be interesting to hear how much better music will sound on this Special Edition phone.

As soon as more details are available, we will pass them along to you.

source: @evleaks

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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



12. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

Sprint has some sort of partnership with Harman Kardon, our corporate rep was telling us about.

10. cordawgfrito

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 27, 2013

It isn't COMING to Sprint. This version is already being sold in Sprint stores and has been since the device went on sale online on the 25th and in Stores on the 7th. http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?p=51784630

6. predator93

Posts: 122; Member since: Aug 28, 2012

I guess they will mostly include some accessories (headphone/bluetooth speakers) out of the box.

5. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

Seems dirty.. So this M8 gets the H/K option but others do not. You lost the last string of support I had to offer for your wares HTC.

8. 7Superman9

Posts: 86; Member since: Sep 17, 2013

It is a flagship phone!!!! Would you really complain if it were LG, Samsung or Apple that made the same call? Doubt it.

9. Eclectech

Posts: 364; Member since: May 01, 2013

Haters gonna hate

4. ToxiD

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 27, 2014

Nice, that would be massive killer.

3. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Sweet!!!! Pls HTC release this worldwide!!! Harman Cardon is a great choice by HTC if this is true..

2. tedkord

Posts: 17528; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Yes, Beats is a thing of the past. HTC announced they were severing the partnership and selling their shares back to Beats like six months ago.

1. mikewillz

Posts: 52; Member since: May 03, 2013

I hate carrier exclusives

7. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

I hate anything that has to do with Sprint. As a 11 year Sprint customer who was burned by their horrible network as I traveled the country I get angry whenever I see their name. Totally unreasonable, I know.

11. TheRequiem

Posts: 245; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

All you do is complain and are negative, don't you have anything better to do in life?

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