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HTC One (M8)

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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The new One looks sharp, performs well, has solid battery life and improves on its predecessor in most categories. It's still at the top of our list, but its slick finish makes it uncomfortable to hold. What's more, we'd like to see some more improvements to the One's display and HTC's UltraPixel technology, which were once among the best in their class.

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Pros
  • Beautiful all-metal design with brushed-metal finish
  • Duo Camera delivers great imagery
  • Top of the line performance
  • Long battery life
  • Motion Launch is a nice touch
Cons
  • The phone has a slippery feel that makes it difficult to grip
  • No enhancements to the display or HTC's UltraPixel technology

Reviews

89
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 28

92
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 85
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
522
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Talk time
Smartphone
Android
522
321
Yes
3G

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88 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

88
 

User Reviews

100
seure
Ok... After playing with the device for a few hours I can firmly say that the...read more
90
lukewarm74
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
100
jaredvillhelm
So far this phone is blazing fast at every single task I set out to perform....read more
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