The Extreme power saving mode arrives to the Sprint HTC One (M8) thanks to an update

The Extreme power saving mode arrives to the Sprint HTC One (M8) thanks to an update
The Sprint version of HTC's all new flagship, the One (M8), is receiving an update as we speak. Apart from the numerous performance improvements and bug fixes, the update is also toting one of the more interesting features – the Extreme power saving mode.

As you may recall from our review of HTC's latest device, this mode will be automatically activated once your battery reaches a predefined level. When in the Extreme power saving mode, the HTC One (M8) is stripped down from a plethora of its battery-eating features and only allows users to access the most basic ones, such as call making, texting, and manually receiving emails. While under this mode, the smartphone will use roughly 1% of you battery every 3 hours, which is quite an impressive result.

Be advised that the update has started rolling out just today, so it may take a while before it makes its way to your new HTC One (M8).


source: Sprint via Android Central

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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. Anshulonweb

Posts: 468; Member since: Feb 07, 2014

thats good....my xperia sp used just 1% in 5-6 hours but it was before android 4.3 update came.... hope sony fixes this issue.... and I never used stamina mode...

2. Bridgep0rt

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 04, 2012

This is a nice feature to have. Go HTC!

3. bachir8k

Posts: 153; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

best results for extreme power saving is only with AMOLED screens

5. true1984

Posts: 870; Member since: May 23, 2012

and what is this based on?

4. Ishmeet

Posts: 111; Member since: Sep 16, 2013

Such a feat. My note 2 consumes just 1% in standby in 8 hours. Achievement yet?

8. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

My Note 3 is not as good, but probably over 4 or 5 hours.

6. iushnt

Posts: 3139; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

looks like someone copied ultra power saving mode from s5

7. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

If this was done by Apple or same kind of action was made by Samsung, everybody would be complaining about copying and how crappy the company (Apple or Samsung) is.

9. doejon

Posts: 411; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

lool "ultra power saving mode" on a lcd screen hahaha just a good marketing trick HTC

11. Withtechfriends

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

Did you read what this does? Both Samsung and HTC's Extreme modes turn off all but the essential options except calling, texting, email. Try reading before you make yourself look so uneducated. I'm sure you aren't as stupid as you make yourself seem.

10. Withtechfriends

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 29, 2014

How was this update pushed to Sprint, but not the Developer Edition?!?

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