HTC One E8's display panel sits tapered at the edges, while HTC One (M8)'s display is enclosed by the chamfered edges.
The bottom edge of the phone features a micro-USB port and a 3.5mm headset jack. The back of the phone is slightly curved and sports an HTC logo, a camera lens and LED flash.

HTC One (E8) consists of a 5-inch full-HD display. One (E8)'s camera also offers Panorama and HDR modes. One (E8)'s front-camera has a 5MP sensor with f/2.8 aperture. It also has a timer switch and touchup feature in it.

The phone comes with GPS and A-GPS for navigation and maps and is easily able to lock a signal. It also comes with FM radio and NFC connectivity options.

HTC One (E8) comes with a 2600mAh battery with a claimed standby time of up to 504 hours and talk time of up to 26.8 hours on 3G.