The release date of Google’s most awaited android smartphone Nexus 6 is likely to be paved by the metallic and premium-built HTC One M8, which is considered as the world’s best Android smartphone even before its actual release, according to new reports.
Tech Times has reported that Google is reportedly switching the manufacturer of Nexus 6 from South Korea’s LG, which assembled the Nexus 4 and 5, to Taiwan-based HTC.
The major reason behind this decision is the solid build and superb specifications and features of the One M8. Google wishes to rank its upcoming smartphone as a premium gadget that is worthy of competing with the iPhone 6.
The upcoming iPhone is rumored to be available in aluminum alloy or liquid metal casing, in line with the same tough body-build of its immediate past versions. Google is expected to install some equal or even exceed such impressive device quality.
Google is working towards the Google Wireless that will be tapped on the ever-expanding Google Fiber broadband network. Gotta Be Mobile has reported that the plan is specially for Nexus and Google Play devices with a simple aim to achieve superfast wireless internet outside of the established telco infrastructures.
The Nexus 6 is also expected to be powered by a 64-bit optimized KitKat processor that has already been tested, ported and validated by Intel, BGR reported. The smartphone is also likely to boast Snapdragon 805 or 810 chips along with at least 4GB of RAM.… Read the rest
If the recent reports are to be believed then HTC One 2 (M8) will be released in the March.
Previously it was speculated that HTC One 2 (M8) will makes its debut at MWC in feb . However, according to reports by Androidandme.com, HTC Chairman Cher Wang and HTC CFO Chialin Chang have stated that HTC One 2 is already in words and invitations for the launch event will be sent to press in the coming two weeks.
The confirmed release of HTC One 2 is in confirmation with reliable tipster @evleaks guess of HTC one 2 March release.
Not much is known about HTC M8 features and specs. However, if rumors and leaks are anything to go by then HTC One 2 may include features such as 5-inch 1080p display, quad-core processor and a set of on-screen navigation buttons.
Along with HTC One 2 there HTC may also surprise the world with its first budget offering. Wang confirmed to Reuters that that the company intends to expand its line-up of $150 to $300 mid-range phones in 2014.
With Samsung ruling the roost in the mid level market, it will be interesting to see how HTC ‘s budget offering fairs.
Let us know your thoughts on the HTC One 2 release, HTC budget offering.… Read the rest
HTC One 2 (M8) release may bring a double dose happiness to HTC fans. The buzz is that HTC will be launching a budget phone alongside HTC One 2 (M8). The budget offering from HTC may look like Motorola Moto G. If the leaked photos of cheaper HTC model are anything to go by then the phone will come in varies hues including red, orange, blue and yellow.
The grapevine has it that the budget friendly HTC one will sport a 5-inch 720p HD screen coupled with an 8MP camera. To keep the price low HTC will do away with ultra pixel technology and in all probability the device will be part of HTC desire range. It is further rumored that HTC One will have Sense 5.5 and will run on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.
It will be powered by MediaTek octa-core processor and is speculated to be priced at AU$380.
Meanwhile, an HTC insider revealed to Bloomberg.com that keeping the big screen trend in mind HTC One 2 will come with a 5-inch screen and it will be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon processor.
To add more value to its flagship device, HTC will make for great photography experience with twin-sensor rear camera, which will be coupled with its unique ultrapixel technology.
HTC One 2 (M8) and cheaper HTC phones are touted to launch at MWC this year. … Read the rest
Both Samsung and HTC are geared up to release the enhanced version of their successful flagships this year. Samsung fans will see the release of Galaxy S5 where as HTC One enthusiast will get their hands on HTC One 2 (M8). Both the phones are speculated to boost of some of the most riveting features and with Galaxy S5 release scheduled in the first quarter of 2014, which phone should consumers buy? Which flagship is worth the moolah?
Though there has been no official announcement made regarding the release and features of the phone, we are going to compare the phones based on the leaks and tech analysts’ predictions.
In terms of design HTC One 2 will not change as compared to HTC One where as Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumored to undergo major changes in terms of its design. It is rumored that this time Samsung will shed away the plastic body and will go for a far sturdier design.
Galaxy S5 may come with 5.2 -inch display and HTC One 2 may also stretch its size to a 5-inches so as to fall in the big screen trend. In coherence with Apple’s retina display Galaxy S5 will sport a HD 1,080p resolution display with LTPS LCD technology.
HTC One 2 will have Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 or an 800 quad-core chipset under its hood which will be couple with 2GB RAM where according to various reports Samsung Galaxy S5 may come in two versions with Samsung Exynos 6 Octa with two quad-core chips and a Snapdragon 800 chip set respectively
Apple iPhone 6: Undoubtedly, fans can’t wait for this beauty from Apple. It is being predicted that this will be Apple’s first phablet and will come with some unsurpassable features including, more than 4-inch screen (4.7 to 5.7), A8 chip, iOS8 and highly advanced finger print scanner.
Samsung Galaxy S5: Tech analysts believe that Samsung Galaxy S5 will make Samsung Galaxy S4 bite the dust. The buzz is that Samsung Galaxy S5 will come in two versions, one plastic and one metallic. Moreover, it will be first smartphone of its kind to have a HD display panel and a 16-megapixel camera. Fans for sure can’t wait for this.
Google Nexus 6: After success story of Nexus 4 and Nexus 5, Google is all pumped up to launch Nexus 6 in the market. The features of the phone have not been revealed yet buy it is expected to take the market by storm just like its predecessors.
Sony Xperia Z2: Sony Xperia Z did help Sony gain grounds in smartphone market and it is expected that Sony will up the ante with Xperia Z2. The phone is expected to come with 20.7 megapixel camera and 5.2 –inch screen.
HTC One 2 (M8): HTC One may have not caught the fancy of mass market. However, HTC is all pumped up to bring its successor in the market. The phone is rumored to come with will come full HD panel display and HTC one own Sense 6.0 UI.
Sony is really making effort to push through their rule in 2014 with Xperia Z2 Sirius. However, HTC is no longer behind and has come up with an all –new HTC One 2. Check out the difference to find out which one is better:
Sony Xperia Z2 comes compacted with 5.2 inches display with resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels. The device comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 805processor along with RAM of 3GB. It supports rear camera with Sony G Lens of 20.7MP which provides alluring images and video recording. The battery power is immense with a 3500mAh battery and the Jelly Bean Android update will add a new dimension to Xperia Z2.
HTC one 2 on the other side features 5 inches 1080 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It comes with Android 4.4 Kitkat version and Sense UI 6.0 for extremely smooth navigation. The device will be sporting a 6 to 8MP camera with MP front facing camera. The powerful processor of Qualcomm Snapdragon800 offers great multi- tasking abilities. The 2900mAH batter offers good standby and great talk time.
Thus, with both the phones giving neck to neck competition to one another, it will be interesting to see which device wins the race?… Read the rest
There are speculations that he users may face same issues with HTC One 2, which they face with its predecessor. Lets take a look at some of the issues the users faced with HTC One, which we hope, don’t appear in HTC One 2 (M8):
Hue in Camera
While taking pictures from HTC One the users experienced blue, red and purple hue and Android 4.3 update failed to resolve the issue.
Buzzing sound while speaking on the phone
Some users also experienced buzzing sound in the phone while listening to an audio. HTC One speakers and headphone gave a perpetual hiss sound when the audio was turned off.
Some of HTC one units had gaps between plastic metal, scratches and bulges.
Home and Back keys
The Home and Back keys of HTC one sometimes became unresponsive.
A few units of HTC One also suffered sensor malfunction issues
Certain phone units even face unique battery drain issues
So here are the problems users faced with HTC one, we HTC One 2 will come sans such issues.… Read the rest
After CES it is MWC which is considered one of the biggest tech shows of the year and it is expected that both the Andoird giants, Samsung and HTC will introduce their devices at the event.
The speculations of HTC One 2 release have also fueled from the fact that HTC introduced HTC One at the same event last year.
According to IBTimes.com.au, “Respected HTC-based developer, LlabTooFeR, revealed The HTC One 2 may come loaded with Android Kitkat OS, and a screen size of 5.0 withHTC’s own Sense 6 UI.”
Though HTC and Google have not confirmed anything yet, one of the most reliable tipster @evleaks leaked that HTC M8 will sport a 5-inch HD display coupled with 2.1 MP front facing camera, 2 GB RAM and Sense 6.0.
The tipster even leaked that HTC One 2 may have a quad core snapdragon 800 under its hood and not snapdragon 805 which was previously rumored. The pixels of HTC One screen have not been revealed yet.
For further updates on HTC One 2. Watch this space. … Read the rest