HTC One M7 vs HTC One M8: Which to Buy, What’s the Difference (comparison)

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The new HTC One is supposed to be announced in March 2014, but it's not too late to get the current HTC One for small money. There are still some asks from customers about the difference between the first and the new HTC One M8. So here's an overview of the differences and the advantages of both models.

__HTC One M7 specs:__

Display: 4.7³ Super LCD3

Battery: 2600mAh

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600

Front camera: 4 UltraPixel

Main camera: 4 UltraPixel

__HTC One M8 specs:__

Display: 5.0³ Super LCD3

Battery: 2840mAh

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801

Front camera: 5 UltraPixel

Main camera: 4 UltraPixel, Dual LED Flash

HTC One M8 vs One M7 comparison: The display

The first difference is the display. This is probably the most import feature of a smartphone because it determines about 70% of the user experience. Before the release of the new model, some rumors already said that the resolution of the new HTC One M8 will be 2K. It turned out that the HTC One M8 has a resolution of 441ppi while the HTC One M7 only has a resolution of 469ppi. So the new HTC One has a slightly better display.