Reviews & hands-on

  • Phones 5 out of 5

    HTC One M8 review

    By 10 April 2014

    The HTC One (M8) has been officially announced, having been more comprehensively leaked than any previous smartphone device in recent years. There's plenty of interest and anticipation too. With Samsung and Sony launching flagship devices at Mobile World...

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    HTC One (M8) Dot View cover pictures and hands-on

    By 25 March 2014

    The HTC One (M8) is finally official and it's a gorgeous looking phone. However, should you fancy protecting it from the elements, while you might be covering up some its nicest aesthetic features, the Dot View cover is a clever and intuitive way in doing...

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    HTC Sense 6.0 vs Sense 5.5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

    By 25 March 2014

    HTC Sense 6.0 has launched on the HTC One (M8), the new flagship HTC device for 2014. It's also being referred to as Sixth Sense, although it appears listed in the device as Sense 6.0. We've had the new HTC One for some time, giving us the chance to dive...

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    HTC One (M8) pictures and hands-on

    By 25 March 2014

    Perhaps surprisingly to some, but less so to those in the know, the first HTC One was the phone that wowed critics and continued to win awards and plaudits throughout its yearly lifespan, even though rival devices sometimes outgunned it in specifications...

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    The One you can buy: HTC One Gold pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2014

    We've previously seen a gold HTC One as part of a very limited run specifically created for winners at the MOBO Awards in the UK, but now the Taiwanese company is to bring a more widely available model to the UK and Europe and we've tracked one down...

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    Gold HTC One pictures and hands-on

    By 9 October 2013

    "What do you know about gold, Moneypenny?" A lot more having got our hands on the gold HTC One. The limited-edition gold HTC One is one of five devices that has been specially created in partnership with Goldgenie, in celebration of HTC's sponsorship...

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    Blue HTC One and blue HTC One Mini pictures and hands-on

    By 3 September 2013

    We first broke the news that HTCwould launch a blue HTC One in May. Now three months later HTC has made it official, launching not only a blue HTC One but also a blue HTC One mini ahead of IFA 2013. The new blue version, or should that be turquoise, of...

  • Phones 4.5 out of 5

    HTC One mini review

    By 26 July 2013

    The HTC One is an excellent handset, a device that puts the design of practically all other smartphones into the shade. For several months, it was the only handset that HTC had given us, as rumours swirled about a smaller model. Off came the covers and...

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    HTC One Glamour Red pictures and hands-on

    By 16 July 2013

    How do you make the hottest phone hotter? You paint it red, that's how. Today we got our hands on the HTC One in "Glamour Red", one of several special coloured editions that we told you would be coming. In the UK, the red HTC One is an exclusive to Phones...

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    Speck GemShell, CandyShell and CandyShell Grip cases for HTC One pictures and hands-on

    By 19 June 2013

    If you're looking to keep the slick aluminium body of your new HTC One protected, then Speck has some cases that might interest you. We've got our hands on the GemShell, the CandyShell and the CandyShell Grip. All the cases offer the same push-in design...

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    Nokia Lumia 925 low light camera hands-on and first impressions

    By 12 June 2013

    The Nokia Lumia 925 is the latest Windows Phone hero handset. Sporting a slick design, Nokia is looking to address the criticisms that were levelled at the Nokia Lumia 920. We've got our hands on the final retail version of the Lumia 925 and we're getting...

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    Hands-on: Otterbox Defender Series for HTC One review

    By 31 May 2013

    If you're looking to keep your beautiful HTC One or your HTC One Google Edition protected from drops, dust and scratches, then the Otterbox Defender case might be just what you're looking for. Otterbox is well known for cases for a wide range of mobile...

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    Hands-on: Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One review

    By 16 May 2013

    If you're looking to extend the life of your smartphone, there aren't too many options. You can turn off all the features and basically not use it, or you can find an external battery source. Mophie is well known for its iPhone power cases and now you...

  • Cameras 3 out of 5

    HTC One camera review

    By 26 April 2013

    When a smartphone shouts about its camera as being something special it turns a lot of heads. We've already seen and reviewed the HTC One and love it as a smartphone. It's an ace device. But what of its "Ultrapixel" camera - is it really as "ultra" as...

  • Phones 5 out of 5

    HTC One review

    By 14 March 2013

    HTC was once known for its device names: Hero, Desire, Incredible, Legend, Sensation. Names that stirred passion, names that told you these were the latest and greatest smartphones out there. Each device name took it higher than the last, as though HTC...