HTC M8 shows up in second teaser trailer as UK demise of HTC Watch is confirmed

HTC has debuted a second teaser trailer that gives another peak at what we can expect when it unleashes the follow up to the One smartphone later this month as it announced plans to shutter its HTC Watch service in the UK.

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The new video explains that the device will have be “even more metal” than its predecessor and confirms earlier leaked pictures that pointed to an all-metal body on the upcoming device.

HTC’s new M8 smartphone, complete with its metal unibody, is present in the teaser video but appears as a blurry pixellated device held by a mock scientist and those eagerly awaiting the new device will have to hold on until the 25 March for the full reveal.

The first reputable photo of the new device was leaked last week by prolific Tweeter @evleaks and this was followed by a hands-on video of the device that appeared earlier today alongside the official teaser trailer.

When it comes to the device specification it’s rumoured that the new phone will have a 5in display with a 1,920 x 1,080 resolution and includes a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor clocked at 2.3GHz.

In the camera department it’s expected to ship with front and rear 5-megapixel snappers with music and sound provided by the onboard HTC BoomSound speakers, and the device will run on Android 4.4 KitKat with HTC Sense 6.0 skinned on top.

Alongside the new video there was disappointing news for UK customers with HTC Watch shutting its virtual doors by the end of the month. CNET reports that the company’s mobile TV and film service will be turned off on 31 March and it follows Spain, Italy, Sweden, Norway and the US all losing access to the service.

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Any customers that have bought content using the service in the past will have to download it to devices before the end of March or it will be lost in cyber space forever.