With the announcement of the All New HTC One (M8) yesterday and its stock Android Google Play Edition, Google has now cut $100 off the price of the old HTC One Google Play Edition (GPE) bringing it down from $599 to $499.
You can now order the discounted HTC One GPE from Google’s online store. The Google Play edition keeps all the hardware of the HTC One without Sense 5.
It looks like HTC will be looking to decouple some of their apps from HTC Sense starting with the all new HTC One. Brand new HTC Sense applications have started to swirl into the Google Play Store, one of which hints at a possible Google Play Edition.
HTC will be releasing 4 versions of the all new HTC One - the normal carrier locked version, a Google Play Edition, an unlocked version, and a Developer Edition. You can get the Google Play Edition from Google Play now, with an estimated shipping date of 2-3 weeks.
The all new HTC One, which is often referred to as the M8, will have a Google Play Edition as expected, according to new information from an unlikely source ahead of its official unveiling. The Play Edition M8 is referred to by name in an official app description of HTC software released to Google Play.
Call it a little summer cleaning or what have you, but it seems Google is tidying up their device listings, specifically the Google Play editions of some popular Androids. The LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition, and HTC One (2013) Google Play edition have been officially removed — […]
I have a HTC One google play edition. I want to root my device so i can install custom roms. A few questions though, is it possible to root this htc one GPE? if yes, please show me a link to a turorial. Would sense 5 work on HTC one google play edition? Thanks.
We already knew that the Moto X was going to head to the Google Play Store eventually, but we didn’t have official confirmation on whether it will be Google Play Edition (full stock) or whether it will include all of the software enhancements as it is sold on any other carrier.
Now that KitKat has officially been released, everyone is wondering when it will arrive on their devices. Jason MacKenzie of HTC America confirmed to Engadget that Android 4.4 will come to the HTC One within 90 days, while the Google Play edition One will receive the new software within 15 days. The Developer edition and unlocked versions will get it within 30 days.