The rumor mills had a lot of leaks around an updated variant of the One (M8) with a 13-megapixel camera called the One (M8 EYE). While HTC didn’t unveil it at the event in New York, the smartphone has quietly gone on sale in China. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setup
The smartphone’s specifications and features are consistent with the numerous reports that surfaced online. It is essentially an updated version of the One (M8) with a 13-megapixel snapper in place of the 4-Ultrapixel. The smartphone also gets the HTC EYE experience, which the company announced at the New York event. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
The rest of the specifications remain the same, so you get 5-inch 1080p display, 2.3GHz Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor, and 2GB of RAM. Also included are a 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 2,600mAh battery, and on the software front, it runs on Android KitKat. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite listed on Google Play Console
There is no word on availability in other countries, but the smartphone is expected to be launched in India next. The One (M8 EYE) is priced at ¥3,999, which is around Rs 40,000.