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HTC One (M8) specs

Full hardware specs for HTC's 2014 flagship

Today is launch day for the new HTC One (M8), and the device is being officially announced at events in New York City and London. We'll have much more HTC One coverage for you later today, so stay tuned. But in the meantime feel free take a look through the official spec sheet for the device, which is waiting after the break.

HTC One (M8) hardware specifications

CategoryFeatures
Dimensions146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm
Weight160g
ColorsGunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver, Amber Gold
Display5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
2.5GHz quad-core CPU in Asia/China (MSM8974AC)
2.3GHz quad-core CPU in US/EMEA (MSM8974AB)
PlatformAndroid 4.4 with HTC Sense 6, HTC BlinkFeed
SIM Card TypenanoSIM
MemoryTotal storage: 16GB/32GB, available capacity varies
Expansion card slot supports microSD memory card for up to 128GB additional storage (card not included)
RAM2GB DDR2
Network2G/ 2.5G - GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
3G - WCDMA:
EMEA: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
Asia: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
AT&T: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps
Sprint: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA up to 14.4 Mbps
Verizon: 850/900/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 14.4 Mbps
Tmus: 850/AWS/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 42 Mbps
3G - CDMA
Sprint & Verizon: 800/1900 MHz
4G - LTE:
EMEA: 800/900/1800/2600 MHz
Asia: 700/900/1800/2100/2600 MHz
AT&T: 700/850/AWS/1800/1900/2600 MHz
Sprint: FDD 800/1900 MHz , TDD 2600 MHz
Verizon: 700/AWS/1800/2600 MHz
Tmus: 700/AWS MHz
CameraDuo camera
Primary camera: HTC UltraPixel camera , BSI sensor, pixel size 2.0 um, sensor size 1/3”, ƒ/2.0, 28mm lens. HTC ImageChip 2. 1080p Full HD video recording with HDR video
Secondary camera: capture depth information
Front camera: 5MP, ƒ/2.0, BSI sensor, wide angle lens with HDR capability, 1080p Full HD video recording
Gallery with UFocus, Dimension Plus, Seasons, Foregrounder, Image match
MultimediaAudio supported formats:
Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 10)
Recording: .aac
Video supported formats:
Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 10), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3)
Recording: .mp4
GPSInternal GPS antenna + GLONASS, Digital compass
SensorsGyro sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Barometer
Connectivity3.5 mm stereo audio jack, NFC (3), Bluetooth® 4.0 with aptX enabled
Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) DLNA® for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to a compatible TV or computer, HTC Connect
Micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high- definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection (Special cable required for HDMI connection.)
Support consumer infrared remote control
Sound EnhancementHTC BoomSound Dual front-facing stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers, HTC Sense Voice
BatteryEmbedded rechargeable Li-polymer battery
Capacity: 2600 mAh
Talk time:Up to 20 hours for 3G
Standby time: Up to 496 hours for 3G
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz DC output: 5 V and 1.5 A
Alex Dobie
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71 Comments
  • Is this going to be compatible with sprint spark? Nexus 5...enough said
  • Reading is fundamental Posted via Android Central App
  • But crowdsourcing your reading is optimal.
  • So they are sticking to the 4 ultrapixel?
    And no 3000 mAh battery?
    Posted via Android Central App
  • 2600 is wimpy Posted from Android Central App via T-Mobile Galaxy Note 3
  • 2600mah now is different from 2600mah a couple years ago. The components are more efficient and are able to do more with less. Battery life hasn't been a complaint I've read about with this phone.
  • 146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35 mm and only a 2600mAh battery.
    Holy crap
  • With approximately 40% more battery life than previous model.
  • So 3000mAh would have had 60% increase Posted via Android Central App
  • How do you get 40%. Its actually around 20% larger. The Z2 is around the same size and has a 3200mAh and is 1mm thinner
  • Not talking physical size, talking % performance increase.
  • I don't care about performance i want MOAR SPECS Posted from my newly Kit Katted Droid Ultra
  • lol +1
  • The BATTERY is 20% larger, but BATTERY LIFE is based on more than just battery size. Between the larger battery and power optimizations, they claim 40% more BATTERY LIFE than the previous model. And this is going from a 1.7 to a 2.3 ghz processor.
  • Yeah let's see about that...
  • Reviews are out. Engadget and the Verge apparently had the phones for a while now, and after extensive testing they confirmed it lasts much longer than the original One. e.g. HD video watching went from 6.5 hours (M7) to 11.5 hours (M8)
  • It's not about numbers, it's called optimization, some 1800 battery on certain phones outlast 3000 on another Posted via Android Central App
  • Are you talking android 1800 beating 3000?
    Optimization can do wonders for average users but for moderate to heavy battery size matters. On screen time and streaming, gaming can't be compensated. After all, if your selling point is boom sound stereo speakers , you should expect that people might want to use / show them more, either for videos or music. Phone with those specs and dimensions needs minimum 3000 mAh to have all day fun with it.
    LG made that possible in smaller housing. Posted via Android Central App
    VZW Moto X
  • It doesn't matter what optimization you design. A bigger tank beats a smaller tank. So having better optimization is no excuse for not providing a slightly larger battery.
  • Yup, and a swappable tank beats a fixed one. Gives you more options to extend runtime or get back to a full tank faster! On a side note; kudos to AC for including battery spec details (ex. embedded). :)
  • Did AT&T really ask for 21 Mbps HSPA instead of 42? "AT&T: 850/1900/2100 MHz with HSPA+ up to 21 Mbps"
  • Why wouldn't they? 42 is useless on their network. Posted via Android Central App
  • LOL True, and this just shows they really don't care about HSPA anymore and it's all LTE
  • I wouldn't call this bad.
  • AT&T never EVER had HSDPA DC 42. That is a T-Mobile USA exclusive. AT&T went straight to LTE, while T-Mo couldn't (for a variety of reasons). This is the same with LTE-A (which is really not what it is, but whatever) T-Mobile is at first, AT&T is pretty far behind. Verizon, well, they use an "Old" system but they can use 20x20 in limited markets.
  • I'm only nervous about the camera. I hope it's an improved camera and not the same exact sensor in the old one Posted via Android Central App
  • same size but a new sensor. we will see if it is any better...
  • Same camera tho? Smh.. Posted via Android Central App
  • No. Not the same camera. Not according to the event and every article that is talking about that. Even the Molly Wood article talking about it is completely raving on how great it is.
  • I was promised a stylus,WHERE'S THE STYLUS? "I'll stop buying smartphones when they make one smarter than me."Where's the stylus pen for the new One?
  • Probably on Amazon for under 3 bucks. You can even get multiple colors to color coordinate your shirt! A stylus for your car. A stylus behind your ear! A stylus in your mouth that can double as a tooth pick! A stylus that holds another stylus. Stylusception! Posted via Android Central App
  • I will wait for a comparison of the two Ones before I let go my m7.
  • I don't see ANT+ support. That's kind of a deal breaker for me. I really wanted this phone.
  • All Android 4.3 phones and above have Ant+.
  • The HTC One M8 has the hardware, but it is not enabled: http://androidforums.com/htc-one-m8/840581-ant.html Very sadly
  • So is it the same 4up on the back or is it higher.. Posted via Android Central App on nexus 7 (2nd gen)
  • 146mm? is almost long as Note 3! This is a phablet, people should mention the actual size not the size of the screen!
  • Yep these new phones are basically similar size to a note 3 but with a smaller screen. Imo your better off just getting a phablet Posted via Android Central App on nexus 7 (2nd gen)
  • Yep Posted via Android Central App
    VZW Moto X
  • Way too big. And for that size such a small battery. Looks pretty but beyond that, I just don't see it. Posted via Android Central App
  • And we have a great 2600 mah battery..... When you really run shit, you don't have to talk about it....
  • Love your signature! Made my day. Posted via Android Central App
  • No sapphire screen! Fail. /s
  • Glad it has a nano sim. I hope other OEM's start doing the same thing. Posted via Android Central App
  • Wow that is Samsung levels off disappointment right there -------------------------------------------
    You really should see the crap I don't post. Sorry if honesty offends you
  • Does the unlocked version that HTC planning to sell has the AWS band? Or is it the ATT version just unlocked minus att crap like last year?
    Hopefully its the TMo version minus TMo bloat since that has the most bands.
  • I'll be getting the T-Mobile 32gb version in gun metal ASAP. Nice looking and plenty of beef.
  • ASAP as in a month?
  • 160g... And that battery.... Posted via my CM11 Nexus 4
  • So people said they weren't going to get a Galaxy S5 ey? And that they would rather wait for the new HTC One (M8). Well the specs are quite similar to me. Now it's just your own opinion whether you prefer HTC or Samsung.
  • Both phones have the weak and plus points. Though it can take a month,year or decade to understand that for fanboys...... When you really run shit, you don't have to talk about it....
  • Great phone but for a flagship device 4MP are quite disappointing. Details on the photo matter.
    Battery is another failure , given the size and specs of the phone. Posted via Android Central App
    VZW Moto X
  • 16GB is disappointing. Anyone know how much space the OS and Sense will take up? Posted via Android Central App
  • +1. Would like to know that too.... When you really run shit, you don't have to talk about it....
  • OS takes up lil over 8 gigs. Posted via Android Central App
  • I am assuming it's keeping two features that they had on the last two generations - the 2.55V headphone amplifier and the HTC Media Link HD software. I make heavy use of both of those on my current EVO LTE. If they don't explicitly list those specs, I won't buy the new model until I can handle one and physically verify it has them. I also wonder if they are gonna have red and blue color versions later. Might be worth waiting for that.
  • Its looking good...but I'll have to wait and see what oneplus one is all about before deciding... also the oppo find 7 is another interesting phone to have a look at... Posted via Android Central App
  • I wounder why the United States gets the lower cpu? Posted via Android Central App
  • because they enjoy butt sex! Posted via Android Central App
  • Totally logical explanation from an (probably closeted homophobe) intelligent human. Posted via Android Central App
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  • With only a 1080p screen, LG has the ability to blow Samsung and HTC outta the water if they do use a 2k screen on the G3. LG this is your chance, pull out ahead!!! Posted via My Awesome LG G2
  • Really. I hope they go with a 7 inch screen so it is still at about the same ppi as the M8. When are people going to comprehend that more ppi, over what the M8 delivers, is NOT a visual improvement? I suppose it will be never. There will forever be those who are continually duped by the spew of marketing departments, those who will never get it.
  • You Sir, have no clue as to what the fuck you are even talking about. 2K screen. On a phone. How are those "2K" TVs selling? Oh yeah...
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  • Does it have wireless charging? Posted via Android Central App
  • When I brought the phone home I sat the box next to my Apple Time Capsule they look really similar. Too close to be a coincidence.
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