Customers look at HTC smartphones in a mobile phone shop in Taipei
[Representational Image] File photo showing customers checking out HTC smartphones in a mobile phone shop in TaipeiReuters file

The long rumoured HTC One X9 will finally see the light of day on 24 December.

The company on Weibo has posted a teaser image with a caption -- "A superior Christmas gift on December 24"  -- hinting HTC will unveil a new device on Thursday in China.

In the poster, HTC wishes fans 'Merry X-Mas', wherein the alphabet X is super imposed inside a smartphone, leading many to believe that the mystery device might be the HTC One X9.

HTC hasn't responded to the speculations yet but we will know what the company has in store for the fans this Christmas in a few hours time. 

Expected features of HTC One X9:

It is said to sport a 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) display and run on the Android Lollipop OS powered by 2.2GHz MediaTek Helio X10 octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16GB internal storage (expandable up to 1TB). It is also said to come packed with a 13MP camera on the rear-side and 5MP snapper on the front.

Earlier this month, HTC One A9 hit stores in India. It flaunts an all-metal body with 5.0-inch full HD display on the front. Under the hood, it comes packed with new Snapdragon 617 Octa-core processor backed by 2GB/3GB RAM, 16GB/32GB inbuilt storage capacity, 2150 mAh battery, which can keep phone running for close 18 days on standby mode.

Read more: HTC One A9 price and specifications details

Leaked features of HTC One X9:

Model HTC One X9
Display 5.5-inch full HD screen with 1920x1080p resolution
OS Android Lollipop
Processor 2.2GHz Octa-core CPU ()
Storage 16GB (expandable up to 1TB)
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel camera with dual-LED flash
  • Front: 5.0-megapixel camera
Dimensions 153.2 × 75.9 × 7.99 mm