HTC One (M9) Confirmed to Launch on 1 March
HTC One (M9) Confirmed to Launch on 1 MarchHTC UK via Twitter

09:00 pm ISt: Guess what?, HTC has one more device in store for us. In unprecendent move, the company in collaboration with Valve has just annouced a virtual-reality headset Vive. The company has confirmed to launch the new device later this year.

8:56 pm IST: As rumoured, HTC has launched the new smart wearable HTC Grip.

8:54 pm IST: The company has confirmed that the new HTC One M9 will hit stores in select markets in Asia including India in Mid-march in four dual-clour variants.

8:52 pm IST: As reported before, HTC One M9 does come in the 20-megapixel camera on the rear side and a wide-angle Ultra-pixel snapper on the front. 08:48 pm IST: It is powered by 810 SoC (System on Chip). It comes packed with Octa-core chipset housing Quad-core ARM® Cortex™ A57 and quad-core A53 and it can clock a staggering 2.7GHz CPU speed.

HTC One M9
HTC One M9 unveiledHTC via Facebook

It is worth noting that Snapdragon 810 is a 64-bit class chipset making HTC One M9 future proof, as most of the Android apps and games developed starting this year will be made using 64-bit source codes. Even the older apps will be upgraded to the new standard.

08:45 pm IST: HTC One M9 is unveiled boasting industry's first dual- finish metal uni-body design language is unveiled, 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.

08:38: Phil is joined by company CEO, Peter Chou on stage. presentation for design story behind the critically acclaimed HTC One design language.

08:36 pm IST: Here we go, the presentation begins with Phil Blair, head of EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) HTC, taking centre stage.

The moment we have been waiting is about to begin shortly at Barcelona, Sunday (1 March) evening 04:00 pm CET (08:30 pm IST), Barcelona local time, where in HTC is slated to unveil the much anticipated flagship smartphone One M9.

People can catch the live action on HTC's official websites- UK (HERE), USA (HERE), India (HERE) and in the company's home market- Taiwan (HERE).

Rumour has it that, HTC is expected to launch, not only the One M8 successor, but also the unveil a phablet version of One M9 and the company's first smart fitness-band code named Petra.

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