Sony Xperia Z2 vs. HTC One M8 – Comparison of Specifications and Features

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The smartphones from Sony and HTC have shown quite an improvement during the past few years.

The HTC One has already received accolades from the masses with respect to its features and specifications. Nevertheless, the Sony Xperia Z1 also experienced a similar fate. The next generation smartphones from Sony and HTC promise to offer much better phones for the masses. The recently launched Sony Xperia Z2 and the HTC One M8 is the next generation pair of smartphones that would give each other a tough competition in the mobile market.


Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder. The Sony Xperia Z2 and the HTC One M8 poses a fine example of beautiful design of the next generation premium smartphones. Both the Xperia Z2 and the One M8 have made use of aluminium instead of plastic. However, the Xperia Z2 has complemented itself with resilient glass back panel. Both the smartphones are peculiar in one feature or the other. Yet, one cannot deny the fact that Sony Xperia Z2 and the HTC One M8 are state of the art trendy models in the current smartphone industry.

The Xperia Z2 may attract fingerprints but the glass used is scratch resistant. In comparison, the One M8 would resist fingerprints as well.


Both the Xperia Z2 and the One M8 come with large screens. The large touch screens show the intensity of the new Android operating system. The Sony Xperia has a 5.2 inches display touchscreen whereas the One M8 has a 5 inches touchscreen. However, both these smartphones come with same full HD resolutions. One major difference is the Xperia Z2 has the ability to record 4K videos, whereas the HTC One M8 lacks this functionality.

Operating System

Both the Xperia Z2 and the HTC One M8 come with beautiful bodies and state of the art specifications. Both these smartphones run on the most recent Android operating systems. Sony has limited optimization; hence its operating system may provide a stock android experience to the user. In comparison, the HTC also has limited customization but with Sense 6.0, the smartphones offers more features than its competitor. Both these smartphones come equipped with a powerful processor ensuring an improved performance.


The Sony Xperia Z2 comes equipped with a powerful 2.3GHz processor along with time tested Adreno 330 GPU. The Xperia Z2 has an upper edge with 3 GB of RAM in comparison to the 2GB RAM of the HTC One M8. The HTC comes powered with 2.3GHz quad core processor and similar GPU as that of One M8. The Xperia Z2 is priced at $650 in comparison to the One M8 that is priced at $690.

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