Earlier, we passed along news that HTC will be rolling out the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update with Sense 7.0 slapped on top to the HTC One (M8) in two weeks. Now the Taiwanese phone maker is rolling out the latest version of Android to the unlocked version of the smartphone in the US.
Now rolling out to unlocked units in the US
The announcment was made by Mo Versi, Vice President of Product Management at HTC USA on his Twitter page.
Here’s the tweet:
HTC One (M8) unlocked owners! Great news, all testing has been complete and the update for Marshmallow will be sent out within 24 hours. Thx
— Mo Versi (@moversi) December 2, 2015
HTC UK is yet to announce when the Marshmallow update will be available for the HTC One (M8), but, like what we reported earlier, the Taiwanese phone maker is reportedly planning to roll out the update to SIM free units of the One (M8) in two weeks. So stay tuned for further announcements.
To recap, the HTC One (M8) was the Taiwanese phone maker’s flagship back in 2014. The smartphone features a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD). This works out to a pixel density of 441 ppi. Under the hood is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 quad-core processor with each core clocked at 2.3 GHz and an Adreno 330 GPU, coupled with 2 GB of RAM. On board is 16 GB to 32 GB of internal storage. It also comes with a microSD card slot for additional storage options. Its camera combo consists of the infamous 4-megapixel UltraPixel rear-facing camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera for snapping selfies and video chat. Keeping the lights on is a non-removable 2,600 mAh battery. It measures 146.4 x 70.6 x 9.4 mm. It is clad in aluminium that offers a more premium look and feel. The HTC One (M8) runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box with Sense 6.0 slapped on top.
Can’t wait for your HTC One (M8) to get the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) update with Sense 7.0? Keep it here at Phones LTD for further announcements.