After months of speculations, HTC on Sunday (01 March) finally unveiled the new HTC One M9 at Barcelona, a day ahead of MWC (Mobile World Congress), 2-5 March.
The new HTC One M9 comes with industry's first dual-tone metal finish uni-body design language, where in the phone's rear is a silver-coated metal, whereas on the edges, it is laced with gold-coated metal providing dual metal finish on the outlook.
On the front, it sports 5.0-inch full HD super LCD 3 display and runs on the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with Sense v7.0. It is backed by the Snapdragon 810 CPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory.
On photography front, the company has finally let go of the over-glorified ultra-pixel technology with feature-rich 20.0-megapixel camera on the rear-side and on the front, One M9 houses a ultra-pixel (4.1-mp) snapper with wide-angle capture feature, which is certain cheer selfie aficionados.
Beside the new One M9, HTC also unveiled company's first wearable Grip and a Vive, a new virtual reality headset developed in collaboration Valve.
HTC One (M9) Availability details:
The company has confirmed that the new HTC One (M9) will be made available in four colours- Silver, Gunmetal grey, Pink, Gold around mid-March initially in select markets of North America, Europe and Asia including India. However, the details regarding the device's price are still under wraps.
|Model||HTC One (M9)|
|OS||Android 5.0.2 Lollipop with custom UI Sense v7.0|
|Processor||64-bit class 2.7GHz Snapdragon 810 series CPU ( Quad-core ARM® Cortex™ A57 and quad-core A53)|
|Storage capacity||32GB,expandable up to 128GB|
|Network||4G (Cat. 6: 300mbps/50mbps) with VoLTE, carrier aggregation,|
|Add-ons||Nano-SIM slot, Aluminum based body, BoomSound with Dolby audio system, microSD card slot, Bluetooth v4.1, NFC, Wi-Fi (802.11 a / b / g / n / ac)|
|Dimensions||144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm|
|Colours||Silver, Gunmetal grey, Pink, Gold|