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HTC will produce more affordable, plastic One M8

13 April, 2014 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC will produce more affordable, plastic One M8 - read the full textOne of the main selling points of the HTC One M8 is its all aluminum body. The beautiful design and premium handling does come at a premium price and may leave lots of buyers out in the cold as the handset is just out of their price range. As a means of competing with Samsung in price, however,...

 

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They will produce a cheap plastic one m8 because their flagship one m8 is a big FLOP

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  • 2014-04-14 02:51
  • HHHH

not a good idea :)

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  • 2014-04-14 02:39
  • th6@

You said this last year. It never happened. And it won't happen this year. HTC has their cheaper Desire line for stuff like this and the Butterfly line. This will never happen to the One line. HTC has said so themselves.

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  • 2014-04-14 02:38
  • 7FhI

hahahaha... who want to buy 4 megapixel camera phone?!

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  • 2014-04-14 02:34
  • uCnv

> In reply to KC821 @ 2014-04-14 02:07 from rA1U - click to readHTC didn't say anything about the price,they just bashed S5.

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  • 2014-04-14 02:15
  • vpHA

> In reply to Vino31 @ 2014-04-14 01:59 from vpHA - click to readNo, HTC said you should not buy plastic when you can buy metal for the same price.

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  • 2014-04-14 02:07
  • rA1U

Blame Google/Android for that one. There original prototypes had capacitive buttons until Android 4.4 got released.

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  • 2014-04-14 02:01
  • 9xHW

This is pathetic, in the previous article HTC says we should not buy S5 because it's plastic.

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  • 2014-04-14 01:59
  • vpHA

considering the price , its a good deal also dont forget the new desire handset with htc one design with pastic body looks fantastic

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  • 2014-04-14 01:59
  • sXjk

This will be their downfall. Wrong move.

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  • 2014-04-14 01:57
  • myB$

Without the aluminum shell it will lose its luster ,it's the most eye attractive phone cuz of its metallic gorgeous looking -_-

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  • 2014-04-14 01:50
  • fmk9

I've got the new HTC-1 M8 and it's pure AWSOME ,,but as a company you must do anything to get people away from Samsung and their crap ,,I'm a retired business man and understand this move ,,that option should be built as long as it's just the casing affected ,,then others will have a choice and that's always a good thing and ,,yes it should sell to the market that's looking for a quality built device for a lesser price point and a lot of advertising to get the word out ,, I personally wouldn't have a samsung device If it was only $10.00

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  • 2014-04-14 01:31
  • YicZ

> In reply to Saurav Ghosh @ 2014-04-14 00:16 from ute1 - click to readA plastic body that is more comfortable and durable than any other flagship? Umm, please using plastic Samsung.

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  • 2014-04-14 01:29
  • 49BA

cheap plastic

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  • 2014-04-14 01:25
  • LhNR

Also remove the giant bezels.

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  • 2014-04-14 01:17
  • J8Lf

I guess if all specs remain the same, a plastic version if significantly cheaper than the S5 will have a chance to sell well. It'll basically be just slightly behind the S5 (ok, except much inferior camera) while being much cheaper. Good move.

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  • 2014-04-14 01:16
  • J8Lf

> In reply to abortonrange022 @ 2014-04-14 00:27 from 9y51 - click to readAnd this is the exact same policy as everyone who buy an Iphone.

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  • 2014-04-14 00:58
  • 3EZ8

It costs 6400 SEK here, which is roughly $940.... The metallic One.

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  • 2014-04-14 00:42
  • mvhw

ima get myself a zenfone 5 - things a beauty! especially the white version

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  • 2014-04-14 00:34
  • J9VF

> In reply to YuYu Alsalmi @ 2014-04-14 00:11 from nXFb - click to readAlso that annoying on-screen buttons.

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  • 2014-04-14 00:31
  • 3DxV

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