HTC One M7 Specifications, Upcoming 5.1 Update for M7 and M8 Google Play Editions, More Details

The HTC One M7 was released on March 2013 and features GSM/HSPA/LTE technology support. It weighs light at 143 grams and makes use of micro-SIM.  In the display aspect, the M7 has a Super LCD 3 display with a capacitive touchscreen and 16M colors. It has a 4.7inch screen size with a 65.0% screen-to-body ratio.

The display supports a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels with a 469ppi pixel density. It further supports multi-touch and is protected by a slightly-backdated Corning Gorilla Glass 2. For its user interface, the HTC One M7 runs on the HTC Sense UI 5.0 Platform. It was released with the Android OS v4.1.2 Jelly Bean platform and is presently upgradable to Android v5.0 Lollipop.

Under the hood, the device makes use of a powerful Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 chipset and runs on the Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300 CPU architecture. Graphics is handled with the help of an Adreno 320 but doesn’t include a micro-SD card slot. It features two different variants with internal storage capacity of 32GB/64GB and runs on 2GB of RAM. The HTC One M7 uses a 4MP Ultra pixels camera with 2688×1520 pixels.

It also includes additional features like optical image stabilization, auto focus and LED Flash. The camera includes several other features like 2µm pixel size, simultaneous HD video and image recording, face/smile detection geo-tagging and a 1/3” sensor size. The device features a video recording capability of 1080p at 30fps and 720p at 60fps. It includes HDR, stereo sound recording and optical image stabilization.  The M7 features a front camera of 2.1MP with 1080p@30fps support along with HDR. HTC One M7 is one of those early HTC devices with Beats Audio support.

Meanwhile, HTC One M7 and M8 Google Play Edition users should stay tuned for the release of Android 5.1. Mo Versi, HTC Vice President of Product Management tweeted late Tuesday that Google has granted the approval for both M7 and M8 GPE versions. It will be released for the v5.1OS in the form of an OTA update. It means that an over-the-air update will be released for both models if they haven’t already.