Why is HTC missing from CES 2017 schedule?
Why is HTC missing from CES 2017 schedule?REUTERS/Pichi Chuang

HTC is reportedly planning to release its new mid-range device, the One X9 Dual SIM, in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), ahead of the launch of its upcoming flagship device dubbed as the One M10 aka Perfume.

Popular leakster LlabTooFeR has tweeted that HTC One X9 Dual SIM will be released in EMEA soon with Google's latest operating system out of the box.

HTC One X9 was unveiled in December, 2015, and released into a select market last month. Priced at ¥2399 (around $371/€338/Rs. 24,538), the device measures 153.9 x 75.9 x 7.99 mm in dimension and is available in two colours -- Gunmetal Grey and Silver.

It sports a 5.5-inch full HD display with a 1,920x1,080 pixels (401 ppi pixel density) and a 170-degree viewing angle. Under the hood, it has a 64-bit Mediatek Helio X10 processor, PowerVR G6200 GPU, Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense UI (Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow expected out of the box), a 32Gb internal memory (expandable up to 200GB via microSD), a 3GB RAM and a 3,000mAh battery.

HTC One X9 has a 13MP main camera with dual-LED flash, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) v2.1 , autofocus, F/2.0 large aperture and 27.3 mm lens. The front-snapper is 5MP with a fixed-focus, f/2.8 aperture and 33.7 mm lens.

In terms of connectivity, the device supports Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, micro-USB v2.0 port and GPS+ GLONASS.