Great news for HTC One (M8) users in US and Canada, as the smartphone introduced extreme power saving mode feature plus camera and gallery app enhancements.
Today, users will receive minor software updates which include Extreme Power Saving Mode and a number of enhancements for the Camera and Gallery apps, reports said.
The software update builds a 1.55.631.4 version and is in the 149.85MB size. Though it gets updated, HTC One (M8) still has Android 4.4.2 with Sense 6.0 as its underlying software.
With the extreme power saving mode feature, users will be provided with a battery time of over 10 days on a single charge.
HTC said, ?In times when you don’t need to use much of your phone, turn Extreme power saving mode on to extend battery life longer. In this mode, standby time can last longer than usual, and you can only use the most basic functions such as phone calls, text messaging, and email.?
To turn Extreme Power Saving Mode on, here?s what you should do.
1. With two fingers, swipe down from the status bar to open Quick Settings.
2. Tap the Extreme power saving mode tile to turn the mode on.
Or to set when to automatically switch this mode on, tap below the tile. Select the check box, and then choose at which battery level the mode will turn on.
Moreover, to check for the update that?s been rolling out now, you can manually check it by heading to Settings > About > Software updates.
HTC One M8 is the Taiwanese company’s flagship device launched last March 25th, 2014. It is comes with an upgraded 5-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, an UltraPixel rear Duo Camera, a 5.0 megapixel front camera, among others.
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