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.

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

HTC One (M8) for Windows review: Same muscle, different soul

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
asteenbuck
I had to buy this phone full price a few weeks ago after I shattered my 2 month...read more
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
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7.9
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

9.0
 

Display

8.0
 

Battery life

9.3
 

Camera

6.0
 

Ease of use

8.0
 

Design and form factor

8.9
 

Portability (size / weight)

7.0
 

Durability

10.0
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

6.7
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

82
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

78
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

80
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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Engadget

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Critic

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User

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Engadget

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