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    • Stunning metal design oozes quality and style
    • 13MP Camera lets you create stunning photos
    • A great phone for anyone

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    4G

    With 4G, internet is five times faster than older 3G connections. It’s perfect for streaming videos & music, and web pages load instantly. 4G lets you get the most out of your new phone.
    Find out more in our 4G comparison hub.

    Processor name and model Talk time (up to) Camera quality Screen size Operating system
    Quad 1.7GHz and Quad 1GHz octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 processo Up to 20 hours talk time 13MP 5" Android 5.0 Lollipop
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    The HTC One M8s

    The new HTC One M8s has a beautifully curved, full aluminium body that seamlessly blends into the 5" Full HD screen to give a premium feel and look. While stereo speakers pump out fantastic sound and the unique 13MP Camera makes photos and videos really stand out.

    The essential tech specs

    The HTC One M8s has a 2,840mAh battery that will give you up to 20 hours of talk time, or last up to 753 hours when the phone's on standby. It's powered by a quad 1.7GHz and quad 1GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615 processor and Android 5.0 Lollipop. The 5" Full HD screen has a sharp pixel density of 441 pixels per inch. And on the back there's the unique 13MP Camera system for amazing photos. You'll also get 16GB internal storage and a microSD card slot so you can add up to 128GB of extra memory.

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    Stunning Camera

    The clever camera in the HTC One M8s lets you do some really exciting things with your pictures and videos. You can take brilliant shots in any light. Then the smart camera system means you can add professional looking effects, like softening the background or even choosing what spot to focus on after you've taken the photo. And that's just the start. You can effortlessly combine your photos and videos with your favourite soundtrack to make amazing short movies. And if you flip to the 5MP front camera, you can shoot amazing selfies.

    HTC Zoe™

    Create your own mini movies in seconds with the HTC One M8s. Just choose your favourite pictures and videos, select a theme and add a soundtrack. Easy as that. And when you're done, you can upload your short film to your Zoe feed for all your friends to see. They can even add their own pictures and videos so you get a complete movie of your night out or event.

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    New metal body

    The HTC One M8s has been crafted to fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. It's been created from a single block of aluminium to achieve a smooth finish that wraps right around to the screen, making it comfortable to hold. The slim, curved body and brushed aluminium finish make the HTC One M8s a truly beautiful smartphone.

    Motion Launch™

    Using the HTC One M8s is really simple with Motion Launch. Taking a call is as easy as lifting the phone to your ear. Checking the time, weather and reminders just takes a double tap on the screen when it's asleep. Or you can swipe up to access your last app, left for widgets and right for HTC BlinkFeed™.

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    HTC BoomSound™

    HTC BoomSound has been made even better on the HTC One M8s. The amazing sound comes from the two high quality speakers on the front of the phone, that direct your music straight at you. Behind the speakers are dedicated amplifiers and unique software that automatically adjusts the sound to the music that's playing. That all results in powerful, clear sound and virtually no distortion.

    HTC BlinkFeed™

    Keeping up to date with the news and your social networks is easier than ever with HTC BlinkFeed on the HTC One M8s. It puts everything in the same place and even has trending topics based on your interests. It's like a magazine designed just for you.

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    HTC One M8s Dot View™ case

    One of the best and cleverest cases in the world, the HTC Dot View™ case is a must have if you've got an HTC One M8s. It protects the phone's body and screen from damage, but also lets you answer calls and view the weather without flipping the front up.

    View HTC One M8s cases and accessories

      †† To learn more about the new HTC One M9 click here.

    Battery life and operating system

    Standby time (up to) 753 hours The maximum length of time the device can remain switched on before the battery needs recharging. Standby time is theoretical and based on lab conditions.
    Talk time (up to) 20 hours The maximum length of time you can make a phone call using the device (under ideal conditions) before the battery needs recharging.
    Battery size (in mAh) 2,840mAh This is the amount of electric charge in the battery of the device, measured in millampere-hours (mAh). In general, the more mAh, the longer your device will last on battery power, although it does depend on usage and the power demands of the device.
    Operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop The software that runs the phone. Different software has different features and strengths, so it’s best to try out a few to decide which you prefer.

    Body and screen

    Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels The resolution of the screen is the amount of pixels used along the length and width of the screen. Along with ppi, it is a good measure of screen detail – the higher the resolution, the more detail there is in the screen.
    Screen sharpness 441ppi The ppi (pixels per inch) is a measurement that takes into account the size of the screen and the resolution to give a sharpness rating. It can be compared across devices – the higher the ppi, the sharper the screen is, making it better for high resolution content and reading.
    Screen technology Super LCD 3 The type of technology that the display uses. Normally this is either LCD or AMOLED, but there are many variations, and each has its advantages. It is best to look at screens in the flesh to see which types you prefer most.
    Sim type Nano The type of SIM that is used in the device. This is important as devices only take one type of SIM. If you don’t have the right SIM, it is easy to transfer your number to the correct type.
    Touchscreen Yes Touchscreens allow you to control the device by tapping and swiping, navigate menus, access apps and interact with your content.
    Device size 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.6 mm

    The dimensions (size) in millimetres of the device.

    Device weight 160g The weight of the device in grams.
    Screen size 5" The size of the main display screen of your device, in inches. The larger the screen, the better it is for movies and web browsing, but it can be more difficult to use.

    Call

    Speakerphone Yes If this mobile phone has a built-in speaker, you can use it to have hands free conversations or share music with friends. (Dependent on your handset's features).
    Works in USA Yes Often known as 'tri-band', this device can connect to mobile networks in Europe and the USA. You'll also need to make sure your UK network offers service in the place you're visiting.
    Voice dialling Yes Begin calls to your friends without typing numbers - just say their name!
    Voice recognition Yes Technology that enables your device to be activated and controlled by your voice. The latest devices let you control many features - check the weather, start the camera, make a note – whatever you need.
    Frequency band Quad band The number of bands your phone works across. Dual bands will normally only work in your home country and continent, quad bands will work in the Americas.

    Camera

    Video camera quality 1080p full HD The resolution and quality of the video footage that the device’s camera shoots. Generally, the higher the quality figure is, the more detailed the video footage is.
    Camera quality 13MP The amount of megapixels (MP) of the device’s camera. This is a measure of detail, so, as a general rule, the higher the megapixel count, the more detailed photos you’ll get.
    Flash type Dual LED The type of flash that is used by the device for taking photos in low light.
    Front facing camera 5MP Capture self portraits to use as your profile pics or share with friends. If your device supports video chats you can also use the front facing camera as a handy web cam, for face-to-face calls. Generally, the more megapixels (MP), the better the quality of the images you’ll get.

    Connectivity

    Positioning A-GPS, GLONASS The technologies that the device can access to update its location and tell apps, like Google Maps or Bing Maps, where the phone is, allowing for accurate navigation.
    Wi-Fi Yes If your device is compatible with Wi-Fi then you can access the internet via wireless networks, and enjoy broadband-like browsing speeds. Signal strength varies, and you might need a network key.
    3G Yes 3G is a wireless technology that transfers data between mobile devices. If you connect to the internet via 3G then you'll enjoy fast browsing and downloading speeds. Costs vary between networks.
    4G Yes

    With 4G, internet is five times faster than older 3G connections. It’s perfect for streaming videos & music, and web pages load instantly. 4G lets you get the most out of your new phone.
    Find out more in our 4G comparison hub.

    Bluetooth Yes Bluetooth is a wireless technology that lets your device send and receive media like pictures and songs, as well as connect to accessories like Bluetooth headsets for hands free calling.
    Internet data connection Yes The device can connect to the internet without having to first connect to a Wi-Fi connection. The internet data connection covers all data types that are slower than 3G and 4G – check other features to check if this device can connect to the internet at faster speeds.
    Mobile hotspot and tethering Yes This allows you to share the internet data connection of your device with other devices, allowing laptops and tablets, among other devices, to access the internet when they would otherwise need to find a Wi-Fi connection.
    Other connectivity NFC, DLNA, MHL Infrared The other connectivity technologies that the device supports, allowing it to share to or control other devices.

    In the box

    Sim tool Yes Easily remove the SIM tray from your sleek new phone.
    USB cable Yes USB cable included in the box.
    Charger Yes

    A mains charger is included to charge your phone.

    Earphones Yes

    Earphones are included. These feature a built-in microphone to take calls.

    Information pack Yes An information pack containing essential information about your phone.

    Music and entertainment

    Radio Yes A built in app that lets you listen to radio stations on your phone.
    Apps Yes Discover a world of possibilities with downloadable applications on your device.
    Music player Yes A music player lets you play music on the device that is stored in the device’s built-in memory.

    OFFER INFORMATION BOX

    - Pay Monthly Offer Box

    Google Play Music free with every Android phone

    Receive 6 months free Google Play Music when purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 OR receive 3 months free Google Play Music when purchasing all other Android smartphones from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015†. From latest releases to iconic albums, stream over 30 million songs and create playlists from the music you love. You can even listen to the music on your phone offline without interruption.

      † Promotion of 6 months free Google Play Music applicable to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 and promotion of 3 months free Google Play Music applicable to any other Android smartphone purchased from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015. Open to UK residents only. Offer only available to customers who are not current Google Play Music subscribers, have not been Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a Google Play Music trial in the past 12 months. Offer must be redeemed by 31st October 2015. Valid form of payment required at sign-up but will not be automatically charged until the extended trial expires. Then you will be charged the standard subscription price, currently £9.99 per month. You may need to update your payment method if you cancel or move your plan during the trial period. You can cancel your trial at no charge at any time before the trial is over. Offer requires a Google account. Limit of one trial per account. Full terms and conditions here

    - Pay Monthly Upgrade Offer Box

    Google Play Music free with every Android phone

    Receive 6 months free Google Play Music when purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 OR receive 3 months free Google Play Music when purchasing all other Android smartphones from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015†. From latest releases to iconic albums, stream over 30 million songs and create playlists from the music you love. You can even listen to the music on your phone offline without interruption.

      † Promotion of 6 months free Google Play Music applicable to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 and promotion of 3 months free Google Play Music applicable to any other Android smartphone purchased from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015. Open to UK residents only. Offer only available to customers who are not current Google Play Music subscribers, have not been Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a Google Play Music trial in the past 12 months. Offer must be redeemed by 31st October 2015. Valid form of payment required at sign-up but will not be automatically charged until the extended trial expires. Then you will be charged the standard subscription price, currently £9.99 per month. You may need to update your payment method if you cancel or move your plan during the trial period. You can cancel your trial at no charge at any time before the trial is over. Offer requires a Google account. Limit of one trial per account. Full terms and conditions here

    - Sim Free Offer Box

    Google Play Music free with every Android phone

    Receive 6 months free Google Play Music when purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 OR receive 3 months free Google Play Music when purchasing all other Android smartphones from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015†. From latest releases to iconic albums, stream over 30 million songs and create playlists from the music you love. You can even listen to the music on your phone offline without interruption.

      † Promotion of 6 months free Google Play Music applicable to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 and promotion of 3 months free Google Play Music applicable to any other Android smartphone purchased from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015. Open to UK residents only. Offer only available to customers who are not current Google Play Music subscribers, have not been Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a Google Play Music trial in the past 12 months. Offer must be redeemed by 31st October 2015. Valid form of payment required at sign-up but will not be automatically charged until the extended trial expires. Then you will be charged the standard subscription price, currently £9.99 per month. You may need to update your payment method if you cancel or move your plan during the trial period. You can cancel your trial at no charge at any time before the trial is over. Offer requires a Google account. Limit of one trial per account. Full terms and conditions here

    - Pay as you go Offer Box

    Google Play Music free with every Android phone

    Receive 6 months free Google Play Music when purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 OR receive 3 months free Google Play Music when purchasing all other Android smartphones from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015†. From latest releases to iconic albums, stream over 30 million songs and create playlists from the music you love. You can even listen to the music on your phone offline without interruption.

      † Promotion of 6 months free Google Play Music applicable to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 and promotion of 3 months free Google Play Music applicable to any other Android smartphone purchased from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015. Open to UK residents only. Offer only available to customers who are not current Google Play Music subscribers, have not been Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a Google Play Music trial in the past 12 months. Offer must be redeemed by 31st October 2015. Valid form of payment required at sign-up but will not be automatically charged until the extended trial expires. Then you will be charged the standard subscription price, currently £9.99 per month. You may need to update your payment method if you cancel or move your plan during the trial period. You can cancel your trial at no charge at any time before the trial is over. Offer requires a Google account. Limit of one trial per account. Full terms and conditions here

    - Pay as you go upgrade Offer Box

    Google Play Music free with every Android phone

    Receive 6 months free Google Play Music when purchasing a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 OR receive 3 months free Google Play Music when purchasing all other Android smartphones from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015†. From latest releases to iconic albums, stream over 30 million songs and create playlists from the music you love. You can even listen to the music on your phone offline without interruption.

      † Promotion of 6 months free Google Play Music applicable to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S5, Note 4, A3, or A5 and promotion of 3 months free Google Play Music applicable to any other Android smartphone purchased from Carphone Warehouse prior to 30th September 2015. Open to UK residents only. Offer only available to customers who are not current Google Play Music subscribers, have not been Google Play Music subscribers nor participated in a Google Play Music trial in the past 12 months. Offer must be redeemed by 31st October 2015. Valid form of payment required at sign-up but will not be automatically charged until the extended trial expires. Then you will be charged the standard subscription price, currently £9.99 per month. You may need to update your payment method if you cancel or move your plan during the trial period. You can cancel your trial at no charge at any time before the trial is over. Offer requires a Google account. Limit of one trial per account. Full terms and conditions here

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    Processor and memory

    Internal phone memory 16GB The amount of memory built into your device for movies, music and other files.
    Processor name and model Quad 1.7GHz and Quad 1GHz octa-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 processor The full name of the processor that powers the device. If you have a specific need, check the strong points of your device's processor.
    Processor speed 1.7GHz and 1GHz The speed of the processor. Generally, the faster the processor speed the more powerful the processor and the faster it process information, making it better for games and complex tasks.
    RAM 2GB RAM is the memory used for running programs. Generally, the more RAM, the smoother everything will run, and the more complex apps you can run.
    Number of cores Octa core The number of cores in the processor. Each core is the equivalent of a standalone processor.. Some processors have dual or quad cores, and may be better for certain tasks. Generally, the more cores a processor has, the more powerful it is.
    Memory card type MicroSD up to 128GB Different devices use different types of memory expansion card, so it’s important you use the correct type. The cards slot into the device and let you boost the amount of memory that is available for music, photos and videos.

    Deliveries

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    These services are not available in certain remote locations. For remote locations, you should allow up to 1-2 working days and you may be charged extra.

    These services are not available on Sundays and bank holidays.

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    Product purchased online

    • Most items can be returned or exchanged within 14 days of the date we first try to deliver your product
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    • If you have no reception on your new network, you can return your device within 14 days of the date we first tried to deliver it to you
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    What do I need to return/cancel my order

    • Your product in its original condition and preferably its original packaging.
    • All the accessories and other content that came with the product.
    • Proof of purchase.
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    Full information on the above returns policies is available on our Help site.

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