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HTC One (M8) for Windows

85
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

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

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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 One M8 for Windows is worth considering if you're looking for a beautifully designed Windows Phone with fast performance.

Pros
  • Beautiful aluminum design
  • Above-average performance
  • Good battery life
  • Global LTE roaming
  • Latest version of Windows Phone
Cons
  • Missing some features unique to the Android M8
  • Mediocre camera compared to competing devices
  • Only one color option
  • Difficult to quickly access the camera
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Scores

Engadget

85
 

User Reviews

80
bosh
Much, much nicer than my last Windows Phone. Really like NOT having the capacitive...read more
90
jpspiderman
Reception and Call QualityThe call quality is perfect. From the calls that I've...read more
100
ezk1993
Beautiful new body for Windows Phone. The One M8 is a stunning phone that offers...read more
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80
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

90
 

Display

80
 

Battery life

93
 

Camera

60
 

Ease of use

80
 

Design and form factor

89
 

Portability (size / weight)

70
 

Durability

100
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

67
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Engadget

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Critic

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User

93
 
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Critic

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Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
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Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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