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HTC One M8S (2015) review

Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Adreno 405
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the One M8S smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the HTC One M8S phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HTC One M8S comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, and a Li-Po 2840 mAh, non-removable battery.

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HTC One M8S specifications

BrandHTC
NameOne M8S
ModelONEM8S
Release date2015

Body

The weight of HTC One M8S is about 5.64 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.76 x 2.78 x 0.38 inches).

Weight5.64 oz
Dimensions5.76 x 2.78 x 0.38 inches
Colorsamber gold, glacial silver, gunmetal gray
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC One M8S comes with Android OS v5.0 (Lollipop) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v5.0 (Lollipop)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of One M8S screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches Super LCD3 display of HTC One M8S with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeSuper LCD3
Screen size5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC One M8S (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the One M8S is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera5 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The HTC One M8S supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The One M8S comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The One M8S phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes, with RDS
USBmicroUSB 2.0 (MHL TV-out), USB Host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 2840 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of One M8S isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 2840 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsHTC Sense 7
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC One M8S, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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