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These HTC One M9 concepts look quite different from the M8

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These HTC One M9 concepts look quite different from the M8
If you’re disappointed to see that the HTC One M8 (released in March) looks more or less like the HTC One M7 from last year, you may like these two new HTC One M9 concept designs that we’re presenting below. Of course, we must mention that there’s no way of telling if HTC will ever launch a handset called M9. Or, if it will, it’s probably going to do it next year.

The first HTC One M9 concept was made by Hasan Kaymak, and seems to propose a device without BoomSound speakers. This allows the display to occupy a very large portion of the handset’s front. The smartphone should come with Sense 7 UI (which doesn’t exist yet).

The second HTC One M9 concept is more detailed, including some specs. Made by Rishi Ramesh, this imagined One M9 offers a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, 3GB of RAM, a 13MP Duo rear camera with 4K video recording, 7MP front-facing camera, and a 3,000 mAh battery.

Take a look at the two concepts and let us know if you think they're close (or not) to what HTC may be preparing for next year. 


sources: Google+, GatgetsConcept via Concept Phones

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posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:00 31

1. gigaraga (Posts: 1454; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


Concepts always take the original model and slim the bezels down. It's not much of a concept.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:30 3

4. sar44 (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


In m9 need:
slim bezels
isocell camera sensor
amoled display (100% srgb, 6500К, without modulation unlike s5)
ois
htc please stepping over everyone, did it, it would be ideal

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:35

5. sar44 (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


*do it

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:41 14

6. BaffledTruffle (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Dec 2013)


Not sure about your wishlist. The Isocell will pretty much remain as a Galaxy series exclusive and HTC will most likely refine their Super LCD than go AMOLED. The bezels are slim enough except for that damn black bar with the HTC logo. And quite frankly, what you said is not ideal for everyone (only the Samsung-y specs). Maybe for you.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:56

10. sar44 (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


I'm a hundred times already wrote a million proofs, facts and comparisons. And if I once again write this message, will remove it again

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:33 4

14. gigaraga (Posts: 1454; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)


if you wanted that, then get a S5. It has slim bezels (slim enuf at least), ISOCELL at 16MP, and AMOLED. All its missing is OIS but every flagship is missing that except G3.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:37 1

15. sar44 (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


S5 has:
Plastic Body
Modulation at medium and low brightness
No OIS
107% SRGB (cinema and pro photo) and 129% (dynamic, standard, adapt)
6700-7000k in cinema and pro photo, 7500-8100k in dynamic, standart, adapt
Sound in headphones is 6.5/10 (5s 8/10, m8 9/10)
Unnecessary Dynamic, Standard and Adapt modes

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 05:24 4

25. ArtSim98 (Posts: 3535; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


Then just build your own phone and stop complaining. Jeez...

posted on 23 Jul 2014, 10:30

52. legume98 (Posts: 2; Member since: 23 Jul 2014)


Yes, there is an option - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Ara

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 04:19

24. james.blunt.1973 (Posts: 39; Member since: 15 Dec 2013)


You need a Samsung S5 combined with LG G3. Good dreams...

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 06:41 2

28. Astoni (Posts: 649; Member since: 28 Sep 2013)


Why would they go from IPS to amoled?, don't get me wrong its a very nice display and all but IMO IPS is the way to go :p

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 06:59 1

29. sar44 (Posts: 278; Member since: 14 Apr 2014)


Amoled much better (viewing angles, black color, contrast, response time). Disadvantages of s5 amoled easy to fix, it's not a technology problem

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 09:19

34. BaffledTruffle (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Dec 2013)


AMOLED being better than LCD is not a fact. They have advantages and disadvantages against each other. It really boils down to a consumer's preference.

posted on 29 Nov 2014, 13:49

57. romdude (Posts: 10; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)


Becasue with amoled, black means shut off pixels, so you can save power if the image is full of black. You can use a black screen and save power and have knock on available. I know the M8 has that function but I wonder at what cost in battery usage.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 07:22 3

30. akki20892 (Posts: 3901; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Bezels free looks ugly....we need at least some mm bezels to protect and looks beautiful.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:10 1

2. DEATHSTROKE9 (Posts: 399; Member since: 09 Nov 2013)


Finally! A 13 mp camera but it's still a concept.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:04 3

12. hipnotika (Posts: 353; Member since: 06 Mar 2013)


just buy a htc one e8 if u want 13 mp

posted on 29 Nov 2014, 13:51

58. romdude (Posts: 10; Member since: 30 Nov 2013)


I wonder if you could take the metal case of the M8 and put it in the E8 or just put the camera of the E8 in the M8? I know it sounds expensive but can it be done?

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:20 1

3. XperiaX (Posts: 65; Member since: 20 Feb 2014)


seems like every phone concept all look-alike... =_=:

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:42 1

7. express77 (unregistered)


HTC One M9 with three 4mp ultrapixel cameras.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:45

8. BaffledTruffle (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Dec 2013)


I don't think those really slim bezels are ideal. That will make the phone fragile. The 13MP duo camera sounds like a dream too. What I do think they need to improve is their BoomSound speakers (they're good but they take too much space) and the ergonomics of the phone. HTC's got a lot of work to do.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 00:46 5

9. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3689; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)


Ugly, m8 or m7 over this anyday.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 02:13 5

19. adwienc (Posts: 136; Member since: 26 Mar 2014)


M7 still better looking than the others, M8 with that stupid HTC logo is too big and it makes the front ugly.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:00

11. Sid91 (unregistered)


If the htc m9 has the same camera as the htc mini and 816's 13mp than forget it, the m8 4mp is still a better camera than those.
Why cant htc get their camera right even new companies from china are getting better cameras than htc

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:32

13. hmd74 (Posts: 481; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)


Sorry no likes :/

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 01:41 2

16. chocowii (Posts: 453; Member since: 30 Jan 2014)


Hehe more like FlyCam. 120 2MP cameras in one phone, like a fly's eyes. Lol!

Seriously, who would like slim bezels? Bezels protects the phone from drops and accidental touches. I tried viewing and holding a zero bezel device. I was like 'How would you touch this?" I hold both the top and bottom part of the phone, and just as Steve Jobs said; "Youre not holding the phone correctly".

Imagine holding your zero bezel phone on your left hand. Pull out the keyboard. Type the word 'qaz' and notice the skin of your palm touching the letters on the other side of the keyboard, the PLM. Thats how hard it is to hold a zero bezel phone.

Now if you want zero bezels thats fine. Just decide if you want design over functionality.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 02:06

17. hmd74 (Posts: 481; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)


+1
.....

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 02:11

18. tridentcore (Posts: 6; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Wanna sell more..?? 20 MP UltraPixel and 8 MP Selfie dammit..!!! Waterproof in Metal body if you would.. and 64 GB internal with MicroSD for the extra killer.. also giant battery come'on..!!! My personal opinion is HTC looks dumb with Ultrapixel.. Yes brilliant body but the seller point always the camera nowadays.. for selfier...

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 03:19 1

22. BaffledTruffle (Posts: 506; Member since: 07 Dec 2013)


I agree with most of what you said. But the camera isn't all about the megapixels. HTC's flagship is lacking excellence in image processing. They can upgrade the Ultrapixel camera by megapixels, but they also need to refine their image processing software as well.

posted on 07 Jun 2014, 06:14

26. tridentcore (Posts: 6; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)


Indeed, but for common people megapixel is everything and become a seller point.. for me megapixel is for the detail of the photo itselft, less pixel means no detail, more pixel more detail.. plus ultrapixel for low-light photoshoot.. HTC ImageChip need improvement dammit..!!!

My dream for M9, 20 MP UltraPixel (okey UltraPixel with BIG MegaPixel), 64 GB or 128 GB if they dare to punch the market... F*cking BIG battery 3000 mAh or more..!!! Waterproof if you (also) dare...!!!

Please tell me why HTC does everything with 100% risking their market..!!! HTC One S without MicroSD (only 16 GB), HTC One with 4MP (worst for detail photoshoot) and HTC One M8.

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