5 things we would like to see in the HTC One M10 (a.k.a. Perfume)


The HTC One M10 is still quite the mystery. In fact, we've heard so little about this phone that we aren't even sure whether it will be called "One M10". The scarce reports that we have about it say that the device's codename is Perfume and that it will follow the design language of the late 2015 HTC One A9.

Even so, the refresh date for the One M9 is approaching and we can't help but expect HTC to announce a new flagship some time in the first quarter of this year. Whether it's going to be at the upcoming MWC or at a separate event at a later date – we have no idea.

What we do know, however, is that the One M9 certainly didn't impress many, as users flocked around competitors' devices, and HTC kept bleeding throughout 2015. The One A9 injected some life back into the revenue stream, but certainly not enough to turn the ship around.

So, it's obvious that HTC will want to produce a very special flagship in order to draw consumer attention back to its products. And we certainly hope that it does. In fact, here are some of the features we'd like to see added / improved / kept in the HTC One M10 (Perfume).


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27 Comments

1. Moose

Posts: 418; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

How could you forget battery life? Surely the most important issue especially since most HTC phones have such mediocre battery life.

4. sachouba

Posts: 266; Member since: Jun 08, 2014

The HTC One M8 had a good battery life - one of the best when it launched -, which was comparable with that of the Galaxy S5. It's only in 2015 that the battery life became mediocre, thanks to the Snapdragon 810.

17. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Disagree completely. The battery of the M8 would die so much faster than my S5 did, even on Power Saving Mode.

23. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 575; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

I am tagging along with PapaSmurf as well on this one. I tried so hard to like the M8 and M9, but the battery life on both of them were just not up to the standard. Even going back to M7, gosh that thing was SO bad with the battery. I could leave the house at 9. By the time I got out of school/work around 6:30PM, I would be at 20% left, and I didn't even have much time to use it... (Got the Note 2 after a week of M7, and that thing would seriously lasted 2 days!)

27. Eclectech

Posts: 346; Member since: May 01, 2013

The battery life on my HTC One M8 was better than it currently is on my Galaxy S6. Just another reason to dislike the over hyped S6

2. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

sorry HTC your died for me >> this year is Lg or Samsung that will win the war

24. alexandrecastro

Posts: 26; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

you died or you're dead

3. maherk

Posts: 6770; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Go with the m9's concept design should be a start.

12. combatmedic870

Posts: 984; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

This. That concept was really really nice.

5. Guaire

Posts: 885; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Some of those changes might be enough to satisfy a small crowd, but none of those 5 things can't help to boosting its sales significantly. Xperia Z5 fits the bill and they too are losing badly as HTC. They need to accept new reality if they wanna live. They aren't on the same league with the big boys anymore. - Get rid off Cher Wang. She has been misleading you. According to her, A9 supposed to be your hero device. - Get rid of Boomsound. Though online communities appreciete it, it doesn't really help sales. Online communities usually are delusional as well your CEO. - Copy Huawei Mate design language which is copied from One Max. While HTC messed its own design, Huawei perfected it. - Copy Xiaomi's online only model, consequently its great value for price offerings. - Try new things, even upstart Chinese brands doing this.

15. greyarea

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

Don't listen to online phone users (except Guaire) or the sitting CEO, Copy chinese companies, try "new" things. Hope it's not too late to get this info to them before the m10.

18. Guaire

Posts: 885; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Do you remember that sitting CEO's apologize from shareholders and her promise them for making a hero device? What has happened? A ridiculously overpriced midranger worse it's widely branded as an iPhone copycat. Listening sitting same CEO who did make their stocks hit the bottom is a brilliant idea. Don't you see that while those despised "Chinese" brands are growing relentlessly, old boys are sinking constantly with all that their praised features like front firing speakers, water and dust proofness and softwares not to mention their well known brand status? Who knows, maybe trying same things over and over finally they can get a different result. My bad, copying what successful ones doing was a terrible idea.

6. rubyonrails3

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Render looks so Chinese cheap phone.

7. VAEZTechnology

Posts: 12; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

Boom sounds speaker 5 inch amoled display Original htc design (m8) Fingerprint sensor on back My wishes for m10

8. hado86

Posts: 177; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Their design is uninspired but they pay Apple for the privilege where as Samsung allegedly doesn't. Anyway I'm just looking forward to the htc nexus.

9. daveydog

Posts: 69; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

You did just see evleaks leak right

10. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

Boomsound speakers are a signature for htc devices. They just need reduced bezels along with it. The phone also needs a release before the S6 and G5.

11. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

S7 is what I meant

13. LetThereBeLight

Posts: 112; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

They just need one thing: better brand managing!

14. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Id like to NOT see that stupid black bar for the logo.

16. Marduch

Posts: 81; Member since: Feb 04, 2015

- great photos and camera with top quality sound recording. - great battery life 2 days of "above average" usage, which would be really big competition advantage among other flagships in these days.. you know.

19. Napalm_3nema

Posts: 2236; Member since: Jun 14, 2013

BoomSound is, to me anyway, superfluous and not value added. Seriously, if you listen to music on your phone, buy headphones. That one time you tell your friends "Listen to how good these sound" is pretty worthless, and I'm sure nobody wants to hear your music.

20. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

They've outed M10's specs via evleaks

21. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

iPhone 6/6s looks like m7

22. ChaoticRage

Posts: 154; Member since: Jan 15, 2016

New design and a great camera. Already have the best os skin. You can do it HTC.

25. SkyfallWalker

Posts: 73; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

I hope they keep MicroSD support

26. ViswaVenkat

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 28, 2016

One thing we f***ing don't want to have is a Mediatek processor.

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