There's no question that HTC's recently announced marquee smartphone, the, is a stylish aluminum beauty. In addition, it's got some ultra-powerful innards that leave users on the edge of mobile technology, like its Snapdragon 801 processor, 1080p screen, and dual rear-facing cameras.
But if you're already an owner of the previous One device, you may be wondering what other differences there are between the two handsets, and if it's worth pulling the trigger to purchase the M8.
Aside from a bump in hardware, some notable upgrades include expandable storage and an updated Sense OS. For more spec information on these phones, check out our comparison chart below. In addition, see how the HTC One M8 compares to other mobile manufacturers'.
HTC One M8 vs. HTC One
|HTC One M8||HTC One|
|Size||5.76 x 2.78 x 0.37in; 5.4 oz.||5.4 x 2.7 x 0.37in; 5.04 oz.|
|146.36 x 70.6 x 9.35mm; 154.2g||137.16 x 68.3 x 9.35mm; 142.9g|
|Screen||5-inch LCD; 1,920x1,080 pixels; 441ppi||4.7-inch LCD; 1,920x1,080 pixels; 468ppi|
|OS||Android 4.4.2; Sense 6.0 UI||Upgradable to Android 4.4.2; Sense 5.5|
|Processor||2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801||1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600|
|Rear camera and recording||4-UltraPixel; 1080p full-HD recording and secondary Ufocus lens||4-UltraPixel; 1080p full-HD recording|
|Front-facing camera||5.1-megapixel; 1080p full-HD recording||2.1-megapixel; 1080p full-HD recording|
|Capacity||16GB, 32GB||32GB, 64GB|
|Expandable storage||Up to 128GB||No|
|Battery||2,600mAh embedded; 20 hours reported talk time on 3G||2,300mAh embedded; 13.27 hours reported talk time on 3G|
|WiFi||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4, 5GHz)||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4, 5GHz)|
|Colors||Gray, silver, amber gold (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint only)||Silver, black, and red (Sprint only)|
|US carriers||AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint||AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint|