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Everything you could possibly want to know about the new HTC One (M8)

HTC One M8 Release Date

The brand new HTC One (M8) is kind of a big deal. Announced on Tuesday following months of leaks and rumors, the M8 is HTC’s new flagship phone that the struggling vendor hopes will be the catalyst it needs to turn things around. It also just so happens to be the best Android phone on the planet right now, though that’s certainly no guarantee that sales will follow. Coverage of HTC’s new flagship phone has been coming hot and heavy on BGR for the past day and a half, so here is a quick rundown that offers links to everything you could possibly want to know about the HTC One (M8).

HTC One (M8) review

This is BGR’s full, in-depth review of the new HTC One (M8). We cover everything important from top to bottom, inside and out. We also go over the specs, performance, pricing and availability information. If there’s one HTC One (M8) review you read, it should probably be our HTC One (M8) review.

One (M8) news post

A quick rundown of all the phone’s key details.

One (M8) Google Play edition news post

Everything you need to know about the HTC One (M8) Google Play edition, which is on sale now. It actually doesn’t run stock Android — there’s a nice little addition in there — so you might want to check this post out.

HTC One (M8) specs

All of the specs for HTC’s brand new flagship phone in one place.

The best thing about the HTC One (M8)

In addition to our main review, we also ran two supplemental pieces that focused on the best and worst things about the new One. This post covers the best thing.

The worst thing about the HTC One (M8)

And this post covers the worst thing.

Extreme power saving mode

This post focuses on HTC’s new killer battery-saving feature in the One (M8), which helps the phone last for 15 hours on just 5% charge.

Motion Launch

The new sensor hub in the HTC One (M8) enables a variety of cool motion, swipe and tap gestures that the phone recognizes while the display is off.


A closer look at the social news hub in HTC’s new Sense 6 software.

Is the HTC One (M8) water-resistant?

HTC didn’t say anything about water resistance during its press conference on Tuesday, so this video is pretty shocking.

Duo Camera

HTC’s new flagship phone sports dual rear cameras. Why? Read this post to find out.

The One (M8) takes a beating

Some bloggers aren’t content to just review a new smartphone… so they decided to torture the new HTC One (M8) instead.

HTC’s new One is the most powerful smartphone in the world – sort of

The HTC One (M8) model for the Asian region is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 2.5GHz, while the rest of the world will get a 2.3GHz version. As it turns out, those extra two-tenths make all the difference in the world.

It’s all about the dots

Smartphone cases are typically awful, but the new Dot View case is actually pretty darn awesome. Check out this post to find out why.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has been the Executive Editor at BGR for more than 10 years. He manages BGR’s editorial team and ensures that best practices are adhered to. He also oversees the Ecommerce team and directs the daily flow of all content.

Zach first joined BGR in 2007 as a Staff Writer covering business, technology, and entertainment. His work has been quoted by countless top news organizations, and he was recently named one of the world's top 10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes. Prior to BGR, Zach worked as an executive in marketing and business development with two private telcos.