Unlocked HTC One (M8) receives Android 5.0 in Malaysia

Unlocked HTC One (M8) receives Android 5.0 in Malaysia
HTC had promised that the HTC One (M8) will receive Android 5.0 no later than 90 days after the final version of the update is handed in by Google. Since that took place in November, we expect all versions of the manufacturer's flagship handset to be 'Lollipopped' no later than early February. But in early January, there was speculation that the eagerly awaited update was just one to two weeks away.

The HTC One (M8) Google Play edition was quickly updated to Android 5.0 in December. Last week, the HTC One (M8) Developer Edition also was updated. Now, in Malaysia on Monday, it appears that unlocked versions of the HTC One (M8) are being updated to Android 5.0. The OTA update weighs in at a hefty 650MB and brings the new multitask screen, new lock screen and more. Sense 6.0 comes with the update, so don't expect to see too many new features with HTC's UI.

With such a huge update, you should look for a Wi-Fi connection before downloading and installing it. And make sure your battery is at least 50% charged. Now that unlocked HTC One (M8) models are getting updated, the carrier branded versions of the phone should be next.


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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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29 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Sense 7 for HTC devices is more important than the M8 getting updated to 5.0 tbh.

2. ryanmononoke

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 05, 2014

Cool I am downloading it in Singapore too!

3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

what is the difference of kitkat and lollipop in this update?besides the new lockscreen and multitasking?

4. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

why does the hong kong version take too long to get updates? next time i should get a us or a taiwanese version of my next htc device so i will receive updates faster

5. antmiu2

Posts: 550; Member since: Jun 19, 2011

on boot it says "sorry for your lost"

13. amin.mardc

Posts: 2; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

downloading from iran cpu 2.5GH

28. JakLee

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

I have a m8 and look forward to this update to see what is new and improved.

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