Htc has launched a new smartphone in the form of One M8S which is successor to last years’s flagship smartphone One M8 and carries a price tag of Rs. 35000 approximately. Reports have emerged that cited that this new smartphone will be available in Europe starting April. As of now there is no word whether it will be available globally or not.
Htc One M8S features the same beautiful brushed aluminium unibody and exciting design that its predecessor comes with. It comes with the same 5 inch full-HD display with an amazing screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The display is equally sharp and vibrant with nice color reproduction as it is on One M8. One M8S comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 615, 64 bit SoC clocking 1.7 GHz coupled with 2 GB of RAM. The built-in storage is 16 GB which can be further expanded with micro SD card.
The smartphone runs Android Lollipop 5.0 out of the box with HTC Sense 6 UI on top of it. On the camera front the ultra pixel camera is gone and is replaced by a more conventional 13 MP auto focus with dual camera setup. At front a 5 MP camera is present to satisfy all the video calling and selfie clicking needs. With connectivity options remaining same as that of the last year’s flagship it comes with a 2840 mAh battery. It is more of an affordable smartphone rather than being a flagship .It will be a nice offering in the upper mid range while retaining the almost similar specifications and is slightly toned down version of One M8.