You are right to say Himan, HTC One M8 and HTC One M9 have many similar features. But I will make you aware regarding the difference among them and I will also let you know the best among them.
Differences between HTC One M8 and HTC One M9Height, Width and Thickness
Both the devices varies in Height, Width and Thickness:
- HTC One M9: Its height is 144.6 mm, width is 69.7 mm and the thickness is 9.6 mm.
- HTC One M8: Its height is 146.4 mm, width is 70.6 mm and the thickness is 9.4 mm.
The HTC One M8 is found to be around 160 grams in weight whereas the HTC One M9 is found to be around 157 grams.Processor and GPU
HTC One M9 has a GPU of Adreno 430 and the processor of Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (64-bit)
Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57 whereas the HTC One M8 has the GPU of Adreno 330 and the processor of Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 (32-bit) Quad-core 2.3 GHz (US/EMEA)/ 2.5 GHz (Asia, China) Krait 400.Primary camera
HTC One M9 has a primary camera of 20.7 MP, 5376 x 3752 pixels with Auto-focus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, automatic simultaneous video and image recording, Geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama features whereas the HTC One M8 has a primary camera of Dual 4 MP, 2688?1520 pixels with Auto-focus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 1/3" sensor size, 2µm pixel size, automatic simultaneous video and image recording, geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama feature.
One thing to note here is that HTC One M8 features 4 Ultra-pixel primary camera, so it will be able to click good pictures in even low light conditions. But as HTC One M9 features a 20.7 MP primary camera, so it will be somewhat (but not much) better than its predecessor.Video recording
HTC One M9 gives you a video at 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR and stereo sound rec whereas the HTC One M8 gives you the video output at 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR and stereo sound rec.Front camera
HTC One M9 offers you a front camera of 4 MP, 1080p@30fps and HDR whereas HTC One M8 offers a front camera of 5 MP, 1080p@30fps and HDRs.Battery capacity
HTC One M9 can give you a Stand-by up yo 402 hours and a 3G talk up to 21:50 hours whereas HTC One M8 can give a Stand-by up to 496 hours an 3G talk up to 20 hours.
These were some of the differences among HTC One M8 and HTC One M9. Its very difficult to select the best among them but as per my opinion you must go for HTC One M8. I have provided some of its features, specification, pros and cons below so as you can be aware regarding them and they can be useful to you. Go through the details given below to know more about HTC One M8.
HTC One M8
It was announce and released recently in the month of March, 2014. It is built with the dimensions of 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm. It is found to be around 160 gram in weight. It supports Nano-SIM. It offers you a Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors of 5.0 inches which supports the resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. It has 441 PPI which is considered to be much good. It is a multitouch device which comes protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It operates on Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) which can be upgraded later on to v5.0 (Lollipop) so as to enjoy more and more Android games. It runs on Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801, Quad-core 2.3 GHz (US/EMEA)/ 2.5 GHz (Asia, China) Krait 400 processor with 2 GB of RAM. It comes loaded with the internal storage space of 16/32 GB and the external storage space can be expanded using microSD card up to 128 GB. It offers a primary camera of Dual 4 MP, 2688?1520 pixels with Auto-focus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash and check quality features. It supports some more camera related features such as 1/3'' sensor size, 2µm pixel size, automatic simultaneous video and image recording, Geo-tagging, face/smile detection, HDR and panorama. It also offers a front camera of 5 MP, 1080p@30fps and HDR. It supports 3.55 mm audio jcak and comes loaded with a loudspeaker. It supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA and hotspot features. It supports Bluetooth v4.0, NFC, Infrared port, FM and microUSB v2.0 as some of its connectivity features. It comes loaded with few sensors such as Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass and barometer. it supports some messaging related features such as SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email and Push Email. It supports Java. it is powered by Non-removable Li-Po 2600 mAh battery which promises you to give a stand-by Up to 271 h (2G) / Up to 496 h (3G) and Talk time Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 20 h (3G). It is available in Gunmetal Gray, Glacial Silver and Amber Gold colors.Pros
- Great design
- Great performance
- Great battery capacity
- Great display
- Motion Launch functionality
- Mediocre camera
- Not waterproof
These were some of the features, specifications, pros and cons of the HTC One M8.