Unboxing the HTC One (M8) for Windows
Unboxing a new phone is always exciting, even when you know that the phone inside the box is identical to something most of us are intimately familiar with. We’re already piecing together our review of the HTC One (M8) for Windows, but we thought you might want to get a detailed look at what’s actually inside the box.
Since the HTC One (M7) and HTC One (M8) came in nearly identical boxes, we were surprised when the HTC One (M8) showed up on our doorstep in pretty generic Verizon packaging. The box isn’t ugly, but it focuses more on Verizon, taking the attention away from what’s inside the box. Once the plastic, protective sleeve and lid are removed, the box reveals the HTC One (M8) in all its glory. The phone sits right on top, followed by Verizon’s welcome packet which includes warranty information and the instruction manual. Below that is a high-capacity charger, microUSB cable, and a pair of HTC earphones with an inline microphone – a rarity for HTC devices sold in North America.
The unboxing experience of our HTC One (M8) for Windows was clearly put together by Verizon. It gets the job done. It’ll be interesting to see how AT&T, T-Mobile and other service providers will package the phone once they make it available to their customers.