A new leak has revealed that the Snapdragon 801 chipset on the new HTC One is slightly overclocked for the Asian variant. While the standard American and European variant of the HTC One (M8) features a 2.3 GHz quad core processor, the one on the Asian variant is revealed to be packing a 2.5 GHz chip.
What this means is that Asian models of the new HTC One will trump its European and American counterparts in terms of benchmarks. However, real world performance will remain pretty much the same. A comparison has revealed that the U.S. variant scored 29,431 on AnTuTu while the Asian model scored 35,964 which is a significant bump.
It’s clear that HTC has added a little bonus for its Asian customers considering that a bulk of its sales come from the continent. However, even within Asia, this particular variant might only be available in a few regions.
The new HTC One is a stellar device with plenty of positive reviews already. Now it’s up to HTC to tackle the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5 and the Sony Xperia Z2 when these devices launch on a global scale in mid-April. Stateside, the HTC One is already available for purchase through AT&T, Verizon and Sprint.