The much-awaited, next-generation smartphone – the HTC One (M9) – codenamed 'Hima', will be unveiled on 1 March at the upcoming Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC 2015) in Barcelona, before releasing it a few weeks later.
Taiwanese smartphone makers are expected to announce the HTC One (M9) Plus along with the One (M9) at the MWC 2015. Every detail of the flagship smartphone has been leaked, despite the company trying its best to maintain utmost secrecy.
According to the report, it will have features like 5-inch FHD Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor clocking at 2.0GHz + 1.5GHz, Android 5.0.2 with Sense 7.0 (TBD for Android version), and 32/64GB internal memory with 3GB RAM and micro SD Card slot.
The device is also expected to have a 20.7MP main camera with Dual LED Flash and 4MP UltraPixel front snapper, 2840mAh Battery, support VoLTE, Carrier Aggregation and LTE Category 6 up to 300Mbps for Download, 50Mbps for Upload, Bluetooth 4.1, and BoomSound speaker.
The report went on to claim that HTC One (M9) UHL variant will be launched in Asia, Europe, Africa, the UAE, Russia, Turkey, and China (Mainland), with some models to be deprived of Carrier Aggregation support.
The UL model will come to USA (include AT&T, T-Mobile US, and Developer model), Canada (include ROGERS, TELUS), and Latin America; the WHL model will come to Sprint and its MVNO, China Telecom' and the WL variant will be available on Verizon and its MVNO.
Upleaks also went on to claim that the HTC One (M9) will come with the following accessories:
- HTC DotView 2(with more abundant colors than M8's) – HC M231/232
- Clear Case – HC C1153
- Stand Case – HC K1150
- Waterproof Case(has IP68 rating) – HC C1152
- Waterproof Headset – RC E250
- Headset 2015 – MAX 500
- HTC BoomBass with WiFi support(Old phones are also can use if the phone updated to Sense 7.)
- Screen Protector – SP R230A
HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR had earlier reported that the HTC One (M9) would feature BCM4356 wireless module, similar to the one seen in Nexus 6, and house a 20MP Toshiba T4KA7 camera.
Bloomberg also reported that the flagship smartphone would have features like Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 5-inch display, 20MP main camera and an HTC UltraPixel front snapper, and come in gold, gray and silver colours.