Red HTC One M8 headed to Verizon [LEAK]

HTC One M8 Red Verizon Wireless

Our friend @evleaks is tipping off a new color variant of the HTC One M8, coming soon to Verizon Wireless in a flashy red paint job. The aluminum smartphone is only currently available in silver or gun metal gray varieties on Verizon, so the addition of a bright red version should liven things up a bit.

We see OEMs do this all the time, an effort to keep the blogs buzzing about their latest flagships. Seeing as how last year’s model also launched in a variety of colors, we’d say there’s a good chance we’ll also see the M8 in blue and gold at some point in the future. We’ll keep an eye out.

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  • Fel Pe

    That looks beautiful!! Just wish they could dump the (hideous) Verizon 4G LTE logo!

    • DavidVarghese

      Thankfully with the M8 being made of aluminum, you can actually scratch that logo off (gently), just like how you can scratch off the Beats logo on the M7.

      • Brian

        That sounds like a nice way to destroy its resale value

        • DavidVarghese

          As long as there are no scratches on the device, you should be good.

      • http://twitter.com/gamercore Chris Chavez

        Yeah, I think it was nail polish that removed it pretty easily.

    • Ben Edwards

      As others have said, if you’re careful about it you can remove the printed logos from the aluminium fairly easily.

  • DavidVarghese

    What’s up with that bottom speaker? It’s too far down than how it is on the other M8’s..

    • scoter man1

      They had to move it down so they can fit a Verizon logo there.

    • Ben Edwards

      It’s just a render so I guess they got that bit a little wrong.

  • DDroid45

    red kindy ugly… red looked better on the m7, now i think purple would be sick

    • Fel Pe

      Purple? Really? O.o

      • DDroid45

        Heeeck yes!!!! Deep Dark Purple with black trimmings….. The Bomb.. I’ll own it in a second. But since they won’t ever make that color I’ll just get the gun metal

        • J Cav the Great

          plastic dip it.

  • Benwizzi

    The gold version is already available from best buy …just fyi.

  • J Cav the Great

    the Blue M7 from Best Buy was dope….

  • drzfr3shboialex

    Looks nice, but sucks that t-mobile has one color and VZW (which has 3) is getting another.

    • CGS

      I know right? I wish this color was on all carriers, it looks nice. But I hate Verizon with the burning passion of a thousand fiery suns so whatever. I’m happy with the M8 I have

  • Ben Edwards

    Certainly looks interesting in red, not really sure if I like it or not.

  • EasyEEE

    Love my Champaign Gold M8 with Champaign Gold Spigen case. Class with a touch of flash. That and BB gave me $750 for my M7 BB Buy Back. lol

  • Roaduardo

    Can someone explain why US carriers believe branding a device that’s also sold on rival carriers helps their business? Do they believe the general consumer is that thick that they wont know where a certain device is being sold?

    • Fel Pe

      I don’t know if they believe but they certainly do hope that… specially Verizon.

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  • REVS

    its missing ab 5 or 6 verizon logos and 2 more 4GLTE logos

  • blest

    Nah, ugly as hell.

  • Crimsonshadow774

    This kind of pisses me of.

  • MineIsBetterThanYours

    Oooh Shiny! Wha???? (Then gets covered up by case anyway)

  • J Cav the Great

    I’m sorry..but aren’t all phones from Verizon now LTE enabled? is it not redundant to keep putting this marketing logo?..U can Relax now Big V with that damn logo!!!!!