HTC One 2 Overview (M8)

The company HTC this year updated its famous flagship model HTC One. The new apparatus was called HTC One 2 (M8). The novelty interface is its strong feature. Let us consider in more detail what to expect from the long-awaited novelties.


The design of the smartphone HTC One 2 (M8) can be bolded to be called the standard among the phones on the Android operating system.

The size of the new smartphone has become more than its predecessor. But the rounded form of angles smoothes visual differences. The phone is 90% made of aluminum. At this stage, models are available in two colors - dark gray and silver. According to the developers of new items, in the future it will be on sale a golden color apparatus.

The on / off button, as in the previous version, is located on top. The headphone connector is at the bottom of the phone. The top and bottom edge of the display are advanced speakers, which are playing loud and high-quality sound. The company refused to offer Beats, establish their speakers in the phone, and put the speakers of our own production. According to certain opinions, the quality of this only won.

An interesting feature of the smartphone in its branded HTC DOT VIEW covers equipped with electronics. The surface of the "point matrix" cover displays various notifications: weather forecast, received messages, time, etc. In passive state, there is no information on it, but the double tapping tapping on it activates it and the information becomes available to the user.

Sizes HTC One 2 (M8) 146,36 x 70.6 x9.35 mm and weight 160 grams.

performance and software

In the HTC ONE 2 smartphone (M8) there is a 4-core chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, with a tire frequency 2, 3 GHz. The developers specifically installed in the model not the most powerful processor to reduce the energy supply. And it was noticeable to them - the duration of work of the flagship increased by 40%. But at the same time, the Antutu test showed excellent results. The novelty has 2 GB of RAM.

The smartphone is controlled by the Android 4.2.1 operating system with the HTC Sense brand interface.

Communications: GPS WITH A-GPS; GLONASS; Bluetooth 4.0; NFC ; MHL microUSB 2.0 port; IR infrared sensor for of the control panel ; system of active noise reduction with a selected microphone and other standard functions accelerometer; Gyroscope; barometer.

HTC One 2 (M8) is available in two versions - in one 16 GB internal memory, in another 32 GB. Both versions support microSD memory slot (50].



Screen diagonal - 5 inches, despite the large size, the phone is comfortable in hand. The screen has a permission of Full HD, with a density of 441 PPI. The picture quality is juicy even with bright sunlight.


The developers have added an auxiliary chamber with a function of determining the depth of the scene. With it, the device receives information about the range of photographed objects. Based on this information, photos can be edited by applying professional photo effects. The source of the phone has a 4 megapixel matrix. It is not clear why the manufacturers did not set a more powerful chamber in a novelty. And although the developers claim that the main chamber module has changed significantly, in practice the image is only a little better than in the previous model. Despite this, the camera has good speed and high-quality HDR. The positive moment in the chamber is that it supports the function of slow motion. And it is possible not only to record the entire slowdown roller, but also slow down the individual parts of the video file.

There are no complaints to the front chamber, moreover, manufacturers have increased its quality with 2.1 megapixels to 5.

Video removes in a resolution of 1080p and 30 frames per second. Video shooting results are excellent with good details.


Battery Capacity has become more - 2600 mAh. Also, the phone has a new mode of cost-effective energy consumption - Extreme Power Saving Mode. According to developers, when the battery charge is 20%, then this mode can extend the operation time of the device for 60 hours.

HTC One 2 (M8), today, one of the best smartphones. And most likely the best design, although this is a matter of taste. Users will separately appreciate the quality and loud sound published by the built-in speakers. Despite the large sizes of the ergonomics of the device at a decent level. As for the camera, even though it has improved a little, compared with the previous model, still still inferior to many competitors.


Price HTC One M8 in Russia: 32990 rubles.

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