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HTC One (M9) rumor touts 5.2-inch 2K resolution screen with Snapdragon 805 and 3GB of RAM

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HTC One (M9) rumor touts 5.2-inch 2K resolution screen with Snapdragon 805 and 3GB of RAM
When the HTC One (M8) launched earlier this year, it had all of the specs that you would expect from an early 2014 top-shelf handset. That included the 5-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920, the Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB of RAM and a 128GB microSD slot to go along with 32GB of native storage. But like sands through the hourglass, time continued to march forward and the specs that were once cutting edge, became slightly dated.

And that brings us to the rumored HTC One (M9). A report published on Monday suggests that we will see the HTC One (M9) unveiled during next year's MWC in Barcelona. The phone is rumored to feature a 5.2-inch screen with 1440 x 2560 resolution. That works out to a fantastic 564ppi pixel density. Compare that to the 441ppi pixel density on the HTC One (M8), and you imagine how sharp and clear that screen is going to be.

Additionally, the speculation has the HTC One (M9) powered by a Snapdragon 805 CPU, and the handset will have 3GB of RAM inside. There will be a unit offering 64GB of native storage, and one with 128GB of memory available. Android 5.0 is believed to be pre-installed. A larger capacity battery, an IP certification reading higher than the current model's IPx3, and a higher MP camera on back are also believed to be part of the next flagship.

At one time, there was talk about a phablet-sized version of the HTC One (M8) that would include all the specs mentioned for the (M9), except for the size of the screen, which was rumored to measure 5.5-inches. It seems too late for the HTC One (M8) max to make an appearance in time for this year's holiday shopping season. Those seeking the latest and greatest specs on an HTC One, just might have to wait until early 2015 for the next iteration of HTC's flagship phone.

Thanks for the tip, Ajmal!

source: IBT

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posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:00 10

1. MrTzr (unregistered)


Sounds amazing to me!

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 13:51 1

36. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


Oh YES!!! But they camera has to be a very large improvement for me to consider to swtich from my Z2 to that :P

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 14:33 1

44. Hyperreal (Posts: 258; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)


Sory to say but i bought xperia z3c and was disapointed with camera. In good light its fine (but my old htc one looks comparable) but in low light xperia z3compact looks like sh*t comparing to htc one m7. I made photos with both phones and i chose htc one. the only thing it lacks is some resolution but i dont crop pictures and overall pictures quality is better to me. I guess not to many pople do that with a smartphone camera. Sold xperia and bought htc back. Thats why i take all camera comparisons and phone reviews with grain of salt.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 19:41

54. MrTzr (unregistered)


Did you use the manual mode in low light? SA sucks in low light, it looks very yellowish. I get very decent pics with my Z2 in manual mode.

posted on 12 Nov 2014, 14:58

68. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


My Z2 has been putting out better pic than my gf's M8 so I don't know what happened then?

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 15:32 1

46. Klamba92 (Posts: 210; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)


Shouldn't the title say either 2.5K or QHD as its resolution 1440x2560? Don't see the point of higher than 1080p for now unless the play movies and other media content get support for native QHD content. Still sounds like great phone with great specs, hope the storage options and water resistance is true!!

posted on 11 Nov 2014, 02:10

62. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


This is gonna be awesome!
can't wait to see the next flagship phone from HTC.
for sure it's going to be a beautiful piece again.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:02

2. a1369366 (Posts: 27; Member since: 24 Aug 2014)


im like: dude, what else could it have been?

galaxy s series, HTC One series and what ever...= nexus/note series spec from last year (ok, with little improvement maybe, but not so much)

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:02 3

3. HTCOE (Posts: 632; Member since: 20 Nov 2011)


maybe the next HTC flagship will reign supremem as long as the logo on the front is removed, bigger battery (innovative battery at that), a drastically improved camera with minimun 13MP, and a support for a lifeproof case lol

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:31 1

18. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 1116; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Hope they go for a big pixel 13mp sensor and not the run of the mill crap they fitted on the E8 and mini 2, there's a new omnivision sensor with a 1/2.6" 13 megapixel which has a 1.3um pixel size.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:34 2

19. TheDave1022 (Posts: 6; Member since: 01 Oct 2014)


I would be fine with an 8 to 10 MP as long as it has a very good sensor. 4 MP was just way too small

posted on 11 Nov 2014, 07:31

63. Epicness1o1 (Posts: 275; Member since: 30 May 2013)


Their tech is good with the UltraPixels but they just need to putt more MP on the phone

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:02 5

4. Oğuzhan_77 (Posts: 89; Member since: 18 Nov 2013)


Where is snd 810

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:03 12

5. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10457; Member since: 14 May 2012)


Support for 64-bit processing with a S805 chip? Really PA?

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:14

12. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 2227; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


I was just about to post that. It's ridiculous that they would write that.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:03 3

6. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)


Fake. "powered by a Snapdragon 805 CPU...and the phone is expected to support 64-bit processing".

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:05 8

7. Rajanvir (Posts: 56; Member since: 11 Dec 2013)


HTC always keeps its flagship devices one step away from a title "PERFECT DEVICE" by putting one sh***y(low amount) spec(Battery or Camera) in it

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 19:23

52. Arte.8800 (banned) (Posts: 48; Member since: 10 Nov 2014)


True and well said.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:07

8. Oğuzhan_77 (Posts: 89; Member since: 18 Nov 2013)


İ hope m9 coming ; 5.5 inch 2k better speaker better camera . water resist . 4gb ram and snd 810.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:09 15

10. MrTzr (unregistered)


You described the Z4.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:23 3

16. Oğuzhan_77 (Posts: 89; Member since: 18 Nov 2013)


And lg g4

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 14:20 8

42. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


And iPhone 10

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 17:50

50. EC112987 (Posts: 887; Member since: 10 Nov 2014)


LMAO!

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 19:22

51. Arte.8800 (banned) (Posts: 48; Member since: 10 Nov 2014)


Lmfao......

+1

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:28 2

17. alouden (unregistered)


It will have all of these specs, minus 1. As said above, there is always one thing that detracts from their phones.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:09 2

9. Phooey506 (Posts: 85; Member since: 24 Sep 2014)


Sounds like the Droid Turbo.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 14:03

39. VZWuser76 (Posts: 4452; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)


I was thinking the same thing.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:10

11. Nobman79 (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Nov 2014)


I was wondering if Snapdragon 805 is 64-bit compliant. However, I hope HTC will get it right this time with the camera.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:20

13. torr310 (Posts: 885; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)


Wise people doubt highly on rumors.

posted on 10 Nov 2014, 12:20

14. Micah007 (Posts: 256; Member since: 09 Oct 2014)


Please God let the processor be 64bit.

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