HTC has officially lifted the veil on the most awaited HTC One M8 smartphone. The Taiwanese manufacturer has released its M8 smartphone into the market recently with a killing 5 inch Full HD display and power core hardware. The device more or less shares the design and looks of its predecessor which was released last year. The handset boasts a beautifully finished metal uni-body design with a rounded back and thin edges on the sides.
Even with the excellent craftsmanship of the new HTC One M8, many users still go after various visual up-gradations to their devices in the form of cases and flip covers. If you want to keep that shiny new M8 looking pristine and shiny, then you need to grab yourself some decent protection. Whether you want something to match HTC’s stylish flagship design, something to safeguard it from accidents, or something to show off your personality, you’ve got to grab a few add-ons to your new mobile.
After all, even the greatest Superheroes need sidekicks to kickass right, so without further ado let’s take a look at some of the cool cases and flip covers for your newly purchased HTC One M8 and make your friends envy your device while you sway your latest gadget unto them.
HTC ONE DOT VIEW CASE
Flip cases are the most preferred way to protect your device from all sides. But don’t you think the current technology and fashions crossed the limits of just doing one job? Yeah the recent HTC Dot view case will alter your perspective of using smartphone cases. The HTC dot view case which is specifically designed for the new M8, is not limited to protect your device. It can display the notifications of your device on the front flip case in a retro 8-bit dot like design.
The design of the case is a rather simple one with a hard plastic case on its back with respective openings for various ports and camera module and a HTC logo embedded on its back. The front is a silicone rubberized plastic flip cover that is drilled with many tiny holes that acts a 8-bit retro display for your quick notifications.
The Dot view case supports gesture functions that controls various actions in the device. These gestures are monitored by an app in the device itself. The Dot view case is activated by double tapping it which shows you the notifications such as time and weather info. Or, if you have any pending notifications from compatible apps, it’ll pull up those instead. With some notifications, you can swipe down to dismiss and move on to the next one in the queue. Currently only a few apps have compatibility with the new Dot view case. You can also attend calls with your flip cover on as it displays the caller information on the case itself and the instructions to attend the call. You can also make calls through the case by swiping down on it when the phone is off, then following the voice prompts to speak the name of the person you want to dial.
The HTC dot view case is already on the HTC store for 49.99$ and is available in 5 colours — Warm Black, Baton Rogue, Imperial Blue, Orange Popsicle and Atlantis, although all the colours are not available for purchase as of now. But check them out at the HTC Store link below:
If you are not yet ready to decide upon buying the Dot view case or not, here are few alternatives to choose from to dress-up your new M8.
KAYSCASE Armor Case is a heavy duty two layer protection case for your phone. With a TPU inside and a Polycarbonate shell outside with a kickstand. It provides protection as well as different functions for your smartphone. The back case is a hard built shell with engravings which will provide a anti-slippery texture minimising the risk of dropping your device. The kick stand will convert your M8 into a mini media center where you can watch your favourite movies and videos seamlessly without straining your palm any more.
This multi-purpose case is available for 8.99$ at the Amazon store. You can also chose from various colours to best suit your personality. Get the Kayscase Armor case from the link below:
SPIGEN’S SLIM ARMOR AIR CUSHION CASE
Spigen’s Slim Armor Air cushion case is a combination of TPU and Polycarbonate shells for dual protection from drops and scratches. The case is extremely slim and light-weight blending right with your M8’s design. The case is rigid and non-slippery avoiding the risk of dropping your device accidentally. The form factor and design of the case is quite simple and eye catching. The Slim Armor case is designed using Advanced Shock Absorption Technology that prevents your phone from taking any blows when accidentally dropped.
The slim Armor case is available for 14.99$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from a wide range of colours from the manufacturer. Get the Spigen’s Slim Armor case from the link below:
The Supcase is a simple yet compact design for the new HTC M8 from the Brillo Tech. It is a Premium Ultra Slim Fit SoftGel Flexible TPU Case with precise cutouts for all ports and buttons. The Front raised edges recess your screen to protect it when placed face down boosting your Screen’s life-time. It is made of high-grade TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethanes) to ensure maximum protection. The Advanced coating technology provides excellent anti-scratch/anti-slip capability and enhanced durability.
The Supcase is available for 1.99$ at the Amazon Store. Get the HTC M8’s Supcase from the link below:
I-BLASON HOLSTER COVER
The I-Blason’s Holster Cover is a multi-purpose back case for the all new HTC M8. The Outer enclosure hard shell is constructed from impact-resistant polycarbonate and double-enforced with a shock absorbing silicone inner-sleeve. The Corners of the case feature a double-thick silicone for outstanding protection against drops and other impacts. It features a robust silicone durable design and absorbs impact force when dropped accidentally.
The inner layer of silicone case offers excellent shock absorption and abrasion resistance while maintaining a thin form factor. During the same time a reinforcing hard shell layer clips the phone and silicone case together with a snug fit. An innovative built-in stand provides ultimate flexibility and convenience allowing you to watch videos and movies with enviable comfort. The raised wrap-around edges make for a lay-on-the-table design that helps protect the glass screen from damage. Holster shell is very easy to install and remove, and definitely affordable. The belt clip can rotate 180 degrees to provide you with flexibility you would never imagine.
The I-Blason’s Holster cover is available for 9.99$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from three different colours from the manufacturer and also get a 1-year limited warranty. Get the I-Blason’s Holster cover from the link below:
I-BLASON’S HYBRID SLIM BOOK WALLET CASE
If you are into a simple and aesthetic personality, then the I-Blason’s Premium Slim Book Leather case is a perfect fit. I-Blason Premium Slim Book Leather Case is made of top of the notch leather material with the best workmanship. The case opens and closes like a book featuring ID/credit card holders. It also comes with a flexible shell case attached to the leather case. This case can also be converted into a stand case for video watching and messaging.
The side of the case is slightly higher than the HTC One screen. Hence, the case can not only protect the side of your phone, but also your screen. With this case, you will experience the peace of mind of knowing your investment is well protected. Flexible, yet stronger. The inner shell case offers excellent shock absorption and abrasion resistance while maintaining a thin form factor.
The I-Blason’s Hybrid slim book wallet case is available for 2.98$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from three different colours from the manufacturer and also get a 1-year limited warranty. Get the I-Blason’s Holster cover from the link below:
TUDIA ULTRA SLIM MELODY TPU CASE
If you are a music lover and want to show off your personality overall then you might want to dress up your HTC M8 with the Tudia Ultra slim Melody TPU case.The Tudia Ultra Slim Melody TPU Bumper Protective Case is made of High Quality Thermoplastic Polyurethane TPU rubberised gel silicone material. The case is extremely durable and provides a soft comfortable grip. The rear of the case is engraved with Music beats and the edges are a little raised to protect the screen from any damages during the accidental drops. The case provides feasible outlets to all buttons and ports.
The Melody TPU case is available for 6.00$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from different colours from the manufacturer. Get the Melody TPU case from the link below:
SUMACLIFE ARM BAND
Workout in convenience and style while protecting your new device against scratches and damages with this high-density Neoprene armband. The cover itself is made out of Scratch-resistant material that has been woven over to make it as dense and protective as possible. The arm band includes a small strap to wrap and secure your excess headphone cord, and the comfort key pocket which holds your key so pockets/locker are not needed when going into the gym or on a run. The band can also be folded back to work as a media center stand for your device.
The SumacLife arm band along with black hands-free microphone headphones is available for 13.99$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from different colours from the manufacturer. Get the SumacLife arm band from the link below:
UNICORN BEETLE CASE
The Unicorn Beetle case is a heavy duty armour for your new HTC M8. It protects your device from all sides and provides a hassle proof functionality for your device. The case is an advanced dual layer designed case made from the combination of Polycarbonate hard shell and flexible TPU which withstands accidental drops, bumps and shocks. The front cover with built-in screen protector prevents scratches without compromising sensitivity. The advanced front cover Snap-On design will provide an easy installation. All features accessible with case are installed. Port covers keep out debris and dust from entering and damaging your new mobile.
The Unicorn Beetle case is available for 4.99$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from two colours from the manufacturer. Get the Unicorn Beetle case from the link below:
POETIC ATMOSPHERE CASE
The Poetic Atmosphere for the All New HTC One M8 is a breath of fresh air. This stylish design features a slim and durable transparent body made of polycarbonate and contrasting grey border made of TPU. The border have great grip, plus raised strips on the back of the case prevents excessive scratching. The cases include overlaid buttons for extra protection from dust and grime. The case comes in a see-through design that keeps the spotlight squarely on your All New HTC One M8. The Razor-thin profile adds protection with little bulk maintaining a minimal look and completely focus your new device.
The Poetic Atmosphere case is available for 4.95$ at the Amazon Store. You can choose from three different colours from the manufacturer and also get a 3-year limited warranty. Get the Poetic Atmosphere case from the link below: