HTC yesterday announced the HTC One M8s which is basically an upgraded version of last year’s One M8The curved metal body design remains as does the 5” Full HD screen and HTC BoomSound via two front-facing stereo speakers.

“The HTC One M8s combines the quality ergonomics and design of the award-winning HTC One M8 with great sound and photo features to deliver an outstanding user-experience at a premium level,” said Peter Frølund, UK and Ireland Vice-President, HTC.

“What really sets the HTC One M8s apart is its design and build. We created the smartphone with comfort in mind – it’s not only a pleasure to look at, but also feels great and fits perfectly into the hand.”

The HTC One M8s features a 5MP front facing camera as well as a 13MP main camera. The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Octa-Core processor which is supported by a 2840 mAh battery. 

The phone runs Android Lollipop 5.0 with HTC’s proprietary Sense 6.0 overlay and features such as HTC BlinkFeed.

The HTC One M8s comes with 16GB internal memory which can be expanded by a micro SD up to 128GB.


The HTC One M8s will initially be available in Gunmetal Grey From Vodafone starting next week with other operators to follow soon after. The phone will also be available from at the beginning of April.

Full Specifications:


SIZE: 146.41 x 70.61 x 9.55mm

WEIGHT: 160 grams

DISPLAY: 5.0 inch, Full HD 1080p


  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615, octa-core
  • 64-bit, 4 x 1.7GHz + 4 x 1.0GHz


  • Total storage:  16GB
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Expansion card slot supports microSD™ memory card for up to 128GB additional storage (card not included)


  • 2G/2.5G – GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G – UMTS:

850/900/2100 MHz

  • 4G LTE:

FDD: Bands 3,5,7,8,20

Video supported formats:

  • Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv, .avi, .mkv
  • Recording: .mp4


  • Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS


  • Capacity: 2840 mAh
  • Talk time: Up to 23.95 hours for 2G/ 20.25 hours for 3G
  • Standby time: Up to 629 hours for 2G / 753 hours for 3G


  • Nano SIM


  • Ambient light sensor
  • Proximity sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass sensor
  • Gyro sensor
  • Magnetic sensor
  • Sensor Hub


  • NFC
  • Bluetooth® 4.1
  • Wi-Fi®: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz)
  • DLNA®
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port


Rear camera

  • 13MP Duo Camera, f/2.0, 28mm lens, 1080p video recording

Front camera

  • 5MP, f/2.8, 33.7mm lens, 1080p video recording


  • HTC BoomSound™


Audio supported formats:

  • Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma, .flac
  • Recording: .aac


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