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HTC One E8 revealed as M8 with plastic casing, 13MP rear camera

updated 12:07 pm EDT, Tue June 3, 2014

Polycarbonate HTC One E8 retains majority of HTC One M8 specifications

HTC has confirmed rumors of a cheaper version of the HTC One M8, by launching the HTC One E8. The cut-price smartphone is functionally similar to the flagship in the majority of cases, though the biggest of relatively few design changes involves the use of a polycarbonate shell instead of metal, something which reduces the weight down to 145g (5.1 ounces) from the M8's 160g (5.6 ounces).

Using a 5-inch 1080p display, the E8 has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, expandable by microSD. Running on Android 4.4 with Sense 6.0, it also has a 2,600mAh battery, BoomSound speakers, and a front-facing 5-megapixel camera, though the rear Duo Camera has been replaced by a more standard 13-megapixel version. Other changes include the removal of the infrared blaster and the addition of an extra SIM card slot.

HTC One E8
HTC One E8


Initially shipping this month in China and selected markets, the HTC One E8 will be priced at 2,799 RMB ($), though there is no current word of it spreading to other markets.



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