Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint Sound Session. I received a sample of the HTC One to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

 

Recently, I attended a Sprint Sound Session on behalf of Mom
Central Consulting.  The event took place
at the swanky Lambs Club in Midtown of New York City.

During the Sprint Sound Session, over wine and light snacks,
I along with my fellow mom bloggers had the opportunity to demo the new Sprint
HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon Edition
, and the Harman
Kardon Onyx Studio speakers, both of which are exclusive to Sprint. Combined,
both offer you the best in sound allowing you the best Sprint Music experience
ever. 

During the Spring Sound Session we also had a special treat –
a live performance by The Voice Season 2 winner, Jermaine Paul.  He not only sang, but, he also played his
guitar.  Out of the three songs he
performed – you can see snippets on my instagram– my favorite was “Get next to
You”. 
The  HTC One (M8) Harman Karmon Edition, sorry iPhone, is probably one of the
best phones I’ve used to date.  I love
the look and feel of the HTC One (M8) HK; it’s sleek, sexy, sophisticated, and
has the high-end look I like my devices to have. 
Another aspect of the HTC One (M8) Harman Karmon Edition I love is the camera;
the pictures are noticeably better than the ones taken on my iPhone.  Thanks to the Duo Camera and innovative HTC
UltraPixel module and depth sensor, and dual flash, the pictures are clearer,
more crisp, and true to color.  Plus,
there are some pretty neat camera features.  And as a blogger, and mom, taking pictures,
especially on-the-go is just what comes with the territory; therefore, having a
phone with a camera that actually works well, without toting along my larger
DSL-R is a plus.
I have a three year old who loves to use my phone, either to
listen to music, play games or take pictures. Thanks to the Kid Mode feature, I
am able to pick and choose which apps my daughter can access while the phone is
in her tiny toddler hands. FYI: My toddler
loves this phone.  She said “I like this.
It’s bigger. Some phones are smaller. This is big.” Plus, she loves the
counting game I downloaded just for her.
As a person who loves music, the HTC One (M8) Harman Karmon Edition is the perfect choice for me for the following reasons:
·        
Sound Sessions front-facing speakers,
·        
dedicated custom amps for the speakers
·        
Harman Kardon AE-S headphones with extended bass
response
What is Sprint Sound
Sessions?
  • Spotify –  Sprint Customers have access to Spotify’s
    catalogue of more than 20 million songs.  Spotify allows users to
    play music on demand, create playlists, discover new music, share tracks
    with their friends, listen to songs offline, and listen to music without
    ads across multiple devices.
  • Sprint Music Plus – Sprint’s
    official music store and player for music tracks, albums, ringtones and
    ringback tones.
  • Music Live – Provides Sprint
    customers with an interactive entertainment experience to discover and
    engage with services that include Spotify, Music News Feed, Top Songs,
    NextRadio (FM Radio) – Music Downloads, Ringback Tones, Ringtones and
    ID-a-Song services.
  • NextRadio – an application for
    listening to local FM broadcasts.
Since we’ve been painting over at our house, I’ve used
Spotify’s ‘Pop’ station to keep me going. Did anyone say, “Paint Party”?
Pomotional Offer: Sprint will offer six months free of Spotify Premium
for all new and existing postpaid Sprint customers (excluding Corporate Liable)
who are on a Sprint Framily plan and have an Android smartphone, iPhone,
Windows 8/8.1 smartphone, including the groundbreaking HTC One (M8) Harman
Kardon edition.  Customers not on a Framily plan can enjoy Spotify free
for three months.

Other features the HTC One (M8) Harmon Kardon boasts are as
follows:
  • Full 5-inch HD (1080p) screen
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 801
  • 2.3GHz quad-core CPU
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • access to “world phone” global connectivity
  • Sprint Spark for blazing speeds and crystal-clear HD Voice performance

During the Sprint Sound Session demo of the Harmon Kardon
Onyx Studio speaker, we were able to listen to the difference in sound when
using the speaker.  I must say, I need
one. The sound is crisp, and fills the room.  .:Party over here:. Plus, it can connect wirelessly to any Bluetooth device.  Yes, you should get one. 
As a bonus, Sprint
will offer the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio, sold exclusively by Sprint, for just
$99.99 when purchased with the HTC One (M8) Harman Kardon edition. A $399.99
retail value, the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio provides the ultimate sound
companion to all smart Bluetooth®devices, furnishing room-filling
sound through its four powered speakers and dual passive radiators.

Thank you to Mom Central Consulting, Sprint and HTC for putting together a great event. I learned a lot. I’m in-love with my new HTC One (M8) Harman Karmon edition. 

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint Sound Session. I received a sample of the HTC One to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.  
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