All New HTC One surfaces once again: 16MP combined resolution for dual cameras revealed

All New HTC One surfaces once again: 16MP combined resolution for dual cameras revealed
The All New HTC One will get officially unveiled in less than a week, on March 25th, but leaks obviously just won’t stop until then. The latest one comes from TENAA, China’s certification agency (similar to the FCC in the United States), and it shows us the China Mobile version of the HTC One with all its specific 4G LTE bands.

What’s most interesting, though, is the listed combined resolution of the two rear cameras - 16 megapixels. We have seen leaked images of the new HTC One with two cameras on its back, and HTC is likely to have found a way to combine information from the two cameras for this 16-megapixel resolution. Chances are, that none of the cameras alone has a resolution of 16-megapixels, though. We are yet to see how this pans out in the real device, and how the dual rear cameras of the new HTC One will work together, but it’s the first time we hear about a combined image resolution of 16MP on the One.

Another interesting tid-bit is a mention of an ‘UltraPixel’ front-facing camera on the new HTC flagship. UltraPixel is the marketing name of the camera on the original HTC One, and it's a term applying to the larger than usual pixel size of the sensor. An UltraPixel camera could mean a huge improvement in the front-facing shots of the new handset, and hence a lot more selfies flooding the web.

The rest of the information that has surfaced over at TENAA is not all that surprising: the One is said to have a 5-inch 1080p display, a quad-core Snapdragon 801 system chip, 2GB of RAM, and the design is also pictured looking nearly identical to that of the original One (all things that we've already heard multiple times).

Finally, the listing also reveals that the new HTC One will have a version in red, in addition to the grey, silver and gold models that we already know about. Take a look at the images of the China Mobile version of the All New HTC One below, and tell us what you think about that 16-megapixel combined resolution.


source: TENAA (translated) via Android Beat

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93 Comments

1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Just freaking can't wait to see how it performs! I have high hopes even after the failure last year.

28. LiyanaBG

Posts: 381; Member since: Nov 07, 2013

i love you HTC the camera is a killer.

30. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Failure?! You mean S4 right.

45. maherk

Posts: 6966; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

50+ million sold worldwide and you call that a failure? Don't let Samsung's success get that much into you, you ll end up with hemorrhoids son. And the HTC was a great phone, the average camera wasn't the reason it didn't sell well, it was the problems and delays it had with the production.

52. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

50 Million sold?! Never believe Samsung at all since other tech sites mentioned that it's a shipment not sold out! Since IPhone 5s came out end of the last year S4 and Note 3 sales burn plus HTC start doing well since end of the 2013. I'm in mobiles business since long time

62. maherk

Posts: 6966; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

"I'm in mobile business sing long time", this joke my made day, and ok from now and on I won't take Samsung, Stock Market, major gadget sites, and carrier's words for how much a phone is selling, I will blindly follow you're words mr businessman.

67. AppleHateBoy unregistered

In reply to the article: HTC should just release it. What's left to unveil anyway? 16 MP combined resolution. Nice. S5 has some competition. I hope 4K recording is there too. Only if they didn't have the HTC Logo bar and went with capacitive buttons.

70. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

4k recording needs 8mp+ sensor resolution. Combined wont work i guess.

88. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

corrections: since, not sing. made by day, not my made day. from now on, not from now and on. carriers, not carrier's. your not you're.

89. willard12 unregistered

Correction: "carriers' " not "carriers."

72. giani

Posts: 269; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

Hold ONNNNN !!!! IS IT 50 MILLION NOW ?! man this sammy is so Fcking great they sell millions every week. Wooauu.

54. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

I mean the CAMERA was a failure. Other parts of the One were great!

57. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

Camera isn't a failure maybe in some parts but still remain excellent if you compare it to other big MP's camera.

69. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Sure it takes great pics, but the thing is that when you start to zoom in the loss of detail is unforgivable. But if the All New One can really take detailed 16 mpx images, it will be among the top 3 camera phones for sure.

63. maherk

Posts: 6966; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

it wasn't a failure, it wasn't that great, but clearly not a failure.

66. Trex95

Posts: 2383; Member since: Mar 03, 2013

https://www.dropbox.com/s/xmwcw7c4z0uenzn/1384940614055.jpg this pics taken with my HTC one check by yourself . Yeah camera isn't great in some lighting I agree with you

92. Doakie

Posts: 2478; Member since: May 06, 2009

Hmm. Funny. I took 3000 pictures in Hawaii and didn't think much of the pictures; I just stored them and went about my life. I go back and now I see how horrible the pictures really are. No chance at reading the sign in the picture, plus look at the sky between the Palm trees, totally splotchy. Lame, I wish I had my Note 3 I have now. Pictures are super clear. https://www.dropbox.com/sc/45ah7ah06ma9mrl/IyrzY8tcop

36. imyourpapi

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 04, 2014

How was last years htc One a failure? Yes sale volumes were down , but with as much praise the original One had, htc definitely is on the right track and the all new htc One will help bolster the company image, let's go htc!!!

55. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Sorry I meant the camera was a failure

41. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

So that means HTC One 2014's front facing camera(5mp Ultrapixel) is better than last year HTC One's rear back camera(4mp Ultrapixel)?? LMAO

49. zennacko unregistered

UltraPixel wasn't a "matured" technology back then (I think it wasn't, because it was crazy to compete with a 4MP sensor against 8MP+ from the competition, claiming the ONLY advantage of unparalleled low-light shots), they released what they had in hands (that was functional, at least) and it was a success. Now they made a more powerful UltraPixel camera, let's hope it's as good, or even better than last year's

59. hassoups

Posts: 473; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

I still think the original One is the best phone on the market even after all these announcements.

81. 777light777

Posts: 63; Member since: Aug 14, 2013

I called this when they leaked that the front cam was a 5mp One! Yay HTC! And good luck Two you! :D If the Padfone X was not coming to the US, this would most likely be my choice. I also loved hearing all the fan boys say it was going to be the same 4mp!

2. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Mother, father and godzilla of bezels.

12. giani

Posts: 269; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

First it was the camera, now all you have left is the bezels. Let's be clear pathetic buthurt sammy fanboy, the worst camera and the biggest bezels and STILL it's miles away more beautiful than the hideous S5. Please take yr frustration directly on Yr beloved manufacturer. You sell 40 mill so no need to TROLL on others that clearly are doomed any way with such crap cameras and biig bezeles. So please, save you're efforts (paid or unpaid).

19. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

Really you think s5 I'd beautiful ? Wow man you need glasses I joking but s5 are just like s1 And verey verey ugly phone is s5 In quality Samsung can't even think when HTC make a phone Only in camera HTC is weak but now wow 16mp I buy HTC one

91. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

You need to re-read Giani's comment like....really...

24. papss unregistered

What do you expect? He's angry because he still sports an S2

29. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Yeah that s2, that can still do things much faster than your useless lumia.

33. papss unregistered

Haha! Is that all you have? Coming into an article and dogging it makes you feel good doesn't it? you can have your five year old Frisbee phone.

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