This is what Lollipop and Sense will look like on the HTC One (M8)

This is what Lollipop and Sense will look like on the HTC One (M8)
If you own the HTC One (M8), you might be curious about the Lollipop update. What will the latest and greatest version of Android look like in combination with Sense? LlabTooFeR has posted some screenshots of Android 5.0.1 on an HTC One (M8) with Sense 6.0. One of the changes brings an "Easy Mode" to the phone, made for those people who are not savvy enough to figure out how to put up widgets and set up a home page. This screen has a strong resemblance to the one used when the Extreme Power Savings Mode is enabled.

Sense 6 with Lollipop employs many of the animations that come with Android 5.0. Users will have access to lock screen notifications, quick settings and the new multi-task view.

HTC recently reiterated that the carrier branded HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) will receive Android 5.0 no later than this coming February. Will this be a promise that HTC keeps? We should know in about 50 days.


source: LlabTooFeR via AndroidCentral

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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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19 Comments

1. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

It doesn't look like sense has changed a whole lot. And honestly I have never really like sense either. As much as I like my M8, I don't really seeing myself ever getting a M8 or any HTC with sense on it.

7. maherk

Posts: 6526; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

What are you talking about! I love my Note 4, i do like the feature of touchwiz and never been botheref by the way it looks, but Sense on HTC devices is simple, clean and organized, it is the best skinned Android OS imo.

8. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Honestly I don't. I've seen Touchwiz on 5.0 and for once I prefer the look of stock over a UI.

9. TreyTreyTaylor

Posts: 724; Member since: Dec 21, 2010

I have never liked sense. I know it's pretty snappy. But I cant get past how much it looks just like it's old iterations. It's WAY too skeuomorphic. People can talk about TW all day long but it's come a very long way from the galaxy s to the Note 4.

11. urbanism

Posts: 15; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

I don't think you know what skeuomorphism is.

19. Teejay1100

Posts: 115; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Sense looks boringgggggggggggg. A recycled design done 5 times. At least Touchwiz has changed for the better with each iteration. Htc is stuck now and Sense needs a total redesign or needs to be scrapped.

14. tiara6918

Posts: 2262; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I don't like the newer version of sense. It's becoming very flat and boring while the older ones are heavy with more animations, which I prefer more

18. Teejay1100

Posts: 115; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Htc Sense has become an eye sore!! It's hideous. The HTC M8 GPE was better than this Sense M8. If someone gave me an M8 with Sense on it, I would sell it like I would if someone gave me an iphone. I can't stand them.

2. A.Adel

Posts: 45; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

HTC = LG = SAMSUNG in lollipop update all still love there ui

5. DefinitiveKid

Posts: 257; Member since: May 15, 2013

yep, basically the only changes are: notification drawer's look, and applications going in and out from the bottom of the screen.

3. alexvv

Posts: 165; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

for god's sake, more and more google bloatware.

10. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

It's not really bloatware, because Android is owned by Google.

16. alexvv

Posts: 165; Member since: Oct 16, 2013

theoritically it's not, but the definition of bloatware is non-unistallable apps that very few people use.

4. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

They're probably saving real lollipop implementation for Sense 7, on their new flagship

6. maherk

Posts: 6526; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I love the old multi tasking design much better than the new cards like one. I was hoping they won't go with the grain and use it like every other OEM did with their lollipop update.

12. Zero97

Posts: 37; Member since: May 15, 2014

This is what i think actually works rather than iP6.

13. mostafawael.1998

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

i guess sense 7 with lollipop on their upcoming HTC Hima (M9) will have the vast changes and it will be awesome if the rumors to be believed, an FHD screen with SD810 will be flying!!!!!!!!! let's wait for official announcement though :D

15. kiniki

Posts: 5; Member since: May 31, 2014

navigation bar not chaged???

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 30488; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Looks very nice, sense is mos def the nicest looking skin.

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