HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price Kenya

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price in Kenya

April 11, 2014
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The HTC One M8 is the 2014 flagship device for High Tech Computers (HTC). The HTC M8 is the successor to the insanely popular HTC One which was the 2013 flagship device for the Taiwanese Tech Giant. The HTC One M8 boosts some of the best specifications you will find on an Android device.

Couple this with its exquisite design and you get a device that can deliver all what you need and want. Even though I am a hardcore Samsung fanboy, I have to admit that HTC flagship devices offer one of the best Android OS experience you will find in the market.

Here is breakdown of the Tech Specifications of the HTC One M8

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price Kenya

HTC One M8 Quick Specifications

Frame Size: 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm

Weight: 160 g

Display: 5.0 inches, Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen

Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 441 ppi

Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

CPU: Quad-core 2.3 GHz


Memory: 16/32 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 128 GB

Rear Camera: Dual 4 MP

Front Facing Camera: 5 MP

Operating System: Android OS, v4.4.2 [Android KitKat]

Battery Size: Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh


Beats Audio sound enhancement

HTC Sense UI v6

Stereo Speakers with an inbuilt Amplifier

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price in Kenya

Tech Trends Diary Verdict

The HTC One M8 is one interesting device. One of its interesting features is that the HTC M8 rear snapper is smaller than its front facing camera. It is the vice versa with most handsets. However, the silver lining to this is that the M8 captures some fantastic selfies.

Here are a couple of HTC One M8 Camera Samples. The Camera Samples are courtesy of

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price Kenya

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price Kenya

HTC One M8 Quick Review and Price Kenya

Apparently self-shots are the in thing. Everyone from Barrack Obama to our very own President Uhuru Kenyatta adore selfies. The HTC M8 joins the Huawei Ascend P6 to also become one of the ultimate selfie Smartphone.

Another great thing with the M8 is its Aluminum exterior. The HTC M8 has a premium appeal that is notably absent in the Samsung Galaxy S5. The HTC One M8 was indeed designed to inspire envy.

Just like the HTC One, a lot went into making the HTC One M8 look and feel good.

This video gives an account of just how much the HTC Engineers went into the tiny details while designing the HTC One M8.

Why You Should Buy the HTC One M8

  • Awesome Design
  • Powerful CPU         
  • Amazing Audio Experience
  • 5 MP Front Facing Camera (Selfies and Video Chats)
  • Can Support a 128 GB Micro SD


Cons of the HTC One M8


  • Non Removable Battery
  • 4 MP Rear camera


HTC One M8 Rating

[usr 9.5]


Rivals of the HTC One M8 include the Samsung Galaxy S5, Sony Xperia Z2, and the iPhone 5S.

Price in Kenya

The HTC One M8 has a suggested retail price of about Ksh 45,999 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

  • Mu

    My htc phone has this error message that keeps popping. Timeservice has stopped unexpectedly.An error report has been sent to htc to help us improve our products.. how to i get rid of this?
    I have done a factory reset with HTC sync manager but my device got worse.

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