Jeff Gordon Explains What’s Behind The Thick Black Line That Surrounds The HTC Logo


The new HTC One (M8) caused quite a storm when it officially launched last month with what appears to be an awfully large amount of ‘free space’ below the screen. Many people suggested that this space was left clear and embossed with an HTC logo, so that the multinational corporation could promote its company in a bolder manner.

However, Jeff Gordon, Senior Global Online Communications Manager at HTC, took to Twitter earlier today to bring to our attention that it’s not just ’empty’ space below the screen on the M8 where the HTC logo sits. It is, in fact, a secluded area in which the antenna, GPS chip and a relatively large amount of the handset’s circuitry is enclosed. This design technique allows the development team at HTC to keep the overall thickness of the M8 incredibly small, measuring in at just 0.37 inches.

For those of you who would like a refresher on the smartphone’s profile, the HTC One (M8) packs a 5-inch super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, a Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 chipset powered by four 2.3GHz CPU’s, an Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage (expandable up to 128GB via microSD), dual four-megapixel rear-facing cameras and a 2,600 Li-Po non-removable battery.

To find out more about what Jeff Gordon had to say with regards to the new One (M8) — click the source link below.