Summary: The HTC One (E8) was definitely a surprising entry this year considering the success of the HTC One (M8) that was an all-round winner in its category. But nonetheless, this year’s HTC flagship smartphone is a definite powerhouse with an almost identical set of specifications with some slight...
Summary: HTC once again surprises its fans with a brilliant new smartphone that combines all the high-tier specs and the perk of having 2 SIM cards on board as well for a more reasonable price. If you want a fast smartphone with a good camera and a bright display then this is definitely a good choice.
Pros: Runs Kitkat 4.4.2, decent performance and dual SIM.
Cons: doesn’t look as elegant as the M8 and average battery life.
Summary: When you’re shopping for a new smartphone, sometimes there's one clear choice. Other times, there are so many options you don't know where to start. But then there are those times when it comes down to two . You know, a good old fashioned duel.
Excerpt: At the price point, the HTC One E8 is the best looking and one of the most powerful smartphones. Despite the plastic body, it has an premium feel, combining that with high-end specs and a performance capability better than its metal brother, it seems like HTC has done well by making an affordable...
Summary: We have reviewed both the HTC One M8 and the HTC One E8 ; two devices with a similar soul, yet bodies that are aimed at different markets. While they hold their slight differences, we have previously mentioned the One E8 is essentially a plastic M8.
Summary: We have seen and experienced the legendary HTC One M8 , one of the best smartphones 2014 will produce. The high-end device is a beauty and its build quality is matched by none, but what happens when you try to take this flagship smartphone and remove its metal housing?
Pros: Still great build quality, Bright, punchy and clear display, Fast & responsive
Cons: Camera still not there, Battery life is below industry best, no IR blaster
Conclusion: The HTC One series has at least one feature it can hang its hat on - premium design. This became absolutely critical with the M8, as the scorching hot flagship was outclassed by its competitors in many other areas - performance and camera being the most obvious.
Pros: 5" 1080p capacitive touchscreen with 441pi pixel density; Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Android 4.4.2 KitKat with HTC Sense 6, 2.5GHz quad-core Krait 400 CPU; 2GB of RAM; Adreno 330 GPU; Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset, 13MP camera with f/2.2 lens, HTC Zoe mode, 1080p video capture with HDR, 5MP front...
Cons: No IR-port, No 4K video recording or OIS, Non user-replaceable battery, No TV-out connectivity, USB On-the-go or USB Host
Conclusion: Love the HTC One M8 's style, but can't quite afford its price tag? The One E8 is probably what you're looking for. With the exception of its polycarbonate shell, the One E8 is every bit the device we've all come to appreciate and respect.
Pros: This is a very attractive device, The screen is visible even under direct sunlight, Minimalist, stylish, and lag-free interface, The front-facing BoomSound stereo speakers are excellent
Cons: Color versions with glossy finish are a fingerprint magnet, The camera isn't rock-solid with its performance, Call quality leaves something to be desired, Screen is blueish