The Xda HTC One m8 Honest Review – [In 2021]

HTC might not be the best brand in the market, but they are quickly making their place in the market with their good featured low-priced phone. The good point of the HTC phone is that they are for the budget audience. Their sales increased drastically from the year 2009 to 2109.

HTC sold around 0.4 million homes in their domestic Taiwanese market, which is a great signal that HTC is growing quickly. They have released some flagship phones like HTC desire 12 and HTC desire 12 plus. We are going to review the HTC Desire 12 plus and see that if it’s worth buying or not so, let’s start the review:

Xda HTC One M8

Xda HTC One M8

It is a Taiwanese company founded in 1997, and its headquarter is located in New Taipei city. They make good featured phones at a very budget price so everyone can get a smartphone. They are also into the manufacturing of laptops and computers.


  • Brand: HTC
  • Color: Cool Black
  • Dimensions: 158.2 x 76.6 x 8.4mm
  • Memory: 32 GB
  • Screen: 6 inch
  • Cellular Technology: 4G, 3G, 2G
  • Display: LCD



Premium Design

It is a very great design smartphone; when you look at it once, you think that this is a premium level phone because it was manufactured with glass, but that is just an illusion because it is made with acrylic that makes it look like the glass.

It is a very lightweight phone, and it has rounded edges that make it very easy to hold the phone and for a long time if you are reading a book or watching a movie. You need to put the plastic case on the phone because sometimes the acrylic might be slippery.

This budget phone has all features that you can expect for some high-end phones, like the fingerprint lock for more personalized security, and that is on the backside of the phone above the logo of HTC. The upper side of the HTC phone has nothing all the headphone jack, speaker, microphone, and charging port is at the bottom of the phone.

Decent Display 

This phone gives you a good display option if you are into the movie, youtube videos or just want to use the phone for web surfing. This screen has a good screen of 6 inches, and this screen gives you a resolution of 720 x 1440, which is a bit low in our view, but it’s acceptable in this price range.

While all smartphones have OLED screens, this phone features an LCD screen which is not a good thing because if we compare this phone to any other phone, you can see the difference. The screen’s colors are very near to the natural, so HTC has done this thing good with this phone.

If we have to sum up the display of this phone, it is not the best one in the market, but we can say it is good for movies, videos, and web surfing so if you want to do these things, this is the best option for you.

Good Battery 

It is the most important thing in the smartphone because many smartphones have battery issues, so they are nothing more than the trash. We can’t expect this price range of phone to charge fast or charge wirelessly, but we can expect a long-lasting battery.

It has a good battery of 2965 mAh that lasts for a day with you after one charge, which is great for this range of the phone. We tested it for many days by watching movies on the full brightness, but the results were the same, and we were very impressed by these results.

There is no fast charging in this phone, and if you want to charge the phone fully, leave it for 2 to 2.30 hours, and after that, it will fully charge it. We recommend youtube put it on the charge while you sleep, and you will find it charged in the morning.

13mp Camera

This pone features dual back cameras of 13 megapixels and 2 megapixels; the 13 megapixel camera is very good for clicking high-resolution pictures and videos. Many people think that 2 megapixels camera is a telephoto camera, but this is not true; this camera increases the depth in the image.

The front camera is also very important because it allows you to click a selfie and post it on social media, which is a craze is now a day, so this phone has 8 megapixels front camera that allows you to click the best selfies.

One other very good feature about this phone’s camera is that it has an excellent bokeh feature. When you click the pictures of some objects, this creates an automatic blur around the object; this is called the bokeh effect.


When we talk about the high-quality performance in the mid-price range phone, only one company comes to mind: HTC; this phone is also good at performance, but the price is low. It has 3 GB RAM and a 450 Snapdragon Qualcomm processor.

These features are not mid-range phones, but many high price range phones have these features, and these features allow you to give the best performance. All the apps run very fast on this phone. There is only one bad thing about this phone: it does not have 5 GHz wifi support.

This phone has a good battery and dual cameras that function perfectly with the 3GB RAM and 450 Snapdragon Qualcomm processor. This phone competes well in the market with all the other big names like Nokia and Samsung.

  • It is a lightweight and premium design phone
  • It is a budget phone
  • It has excellent triple cameras
  • The battery lasts for the one day
  • 6 inches wide screen perfect for watching movies and web surfing
  • Ultra-fast performance
  • It does not charge the mobile fast
  • 720 p resolution screen, which is very bad


These are some of the specifications, features, and pros, and cons of this phone. After reading this review, you might know if this phone is for you or not, but we decided to review this phone.

This phone has a very good design, and it has all the good features that you expect from nowadays phones, but it only lacks in one thing, and that is screen resolution. This phone’s screen gives you a resolution of 720p, which is not very good.

But in other words, this is a very good phone in this price range, and if you are looking for a budget phone, then this should be a good option for you.


Why HTC stop manufacturing phones?
The last phones of HTC in the market were in 2018, 2019, and after that, they are manufacturing phones but under the name of some other Indian vendor, and the reason why HTC stop manufacturing the phones was there patent dispute in the UK.
Which one is better Samsung or HTC?
There was a time when HTC was looking closer to the smartphones of Samsung. People think to buy HTC instead of Samsung, but now the scenario has been changed because Samsung is one of the best smartphone companies globally, and HTC is not near them in terms of features and volume.
Is HTC dead now?
No, HTC is not dead, and they are planning to release their new phones; they had just released the new phone in the desire series in 2020, and that was quite good now they are trying to get back in the smartphone industry with their new budget 5G phones in the market.
Which is the latest phone of HTC?
The latest phone of the HTC was released a month ago in March that was Wildfire E3. It is 6.5 inches screen phone with a battery of 4000 mAh and four cameras for great quality pictures with all angles. It has 4GB RAM with the Octa-core 2.4 GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53 + 1.6 GHz Quad-core, Cortex A53 processor.
Which one is the best cellphone in 2021?
These are the best five cell phones in 2021 • Apple iPhone 12 • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra • Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max • Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra • Apple iPhone 12 mini There are only two dominating brands in the top five phones worldwide: Apple and Samsung, so these are their top model smartphones.


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