Check out the first HTC One M9 wallpaper (1080p screen seemingly confirmed)

Now that we know the final name of HTC's next flagship smartphone (it's going to be One M9, without parenthesis), how about a wallpaper for it? HTC ROM developer LlabTooFeR just posted the image on the left (click for full resolution), mentioning that it's one of the wallpapers that will be pre-installed on the One M9 - or HTC Hima, as it's also known.

The image is a 2160 x 1920 pixels one. This means that it's a scrollable wallpaper for 1080 x 1920 displays. As reported many times before, the One M9 should sport a 5-inch 1080p screen, while the One M9 Plus is supposed to feature a 5.2-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) screen - for all those who think 1080p isn't good enough.

HTC is all set to announce the One M9 - and probably also the One M9 Plus - on March 1 at MWC 2015. Both new handsets should be powered by 64-bit, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processors, while running Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense 7 UI.

Which of the two new Ones are you looking forward to checking out? Or maybe both? Let us know!

source: Twitter

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One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)

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63 Comments

1. Alicia8870

Posts: 28; Member since: Feb 16, 2015

Pretty, this phone is going to rock. Although I wonder if there will be overheating issues.

2. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

What exactly is going to rock about it? It's going to be an M8 with a higher resolution camera.

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Hopefully they make a worthy upgrade with the 20.7MP camera and a better battery life (S810 + 1080p screen).

11. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Really you're going to pay 700-800 dollars for a few hours better battery life and a slightly better camera?

16. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Congratulations, you just explained every yearly smartphone upgrade ever.

19. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Which is why I'm still hanging onto my M7. I especially don't know why anyone would waste money upgrading from an M8 to M9. 810 barely any better than 801/805

22. engineer-1701d unregistered

i still use a galaxy s3 because i had no need for the upgrades so the gs6 should be a superphone to me

30. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

GS6 is the only phone that makes sense to upgrade to.

52. chebner

Posts: 249; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Other than a useless QHD screen that will chew up battery life, please explain what you believe makes the GS6 an obvious winner over the ONE M9. Do you want an iPhone 6 look alike or something?

57. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Best display, best camera, fastest CPU, fastest GPU, probably fastest read/write times, Gear VR. Do I need more?

56. jove39

Posts: 2148; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

And why is that?

46. mostafawael.1998

Posts: 241; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Yeah me too, GS6 should be a superior upgrade. You know, if the S810 is proven to be cool and does not overheat, i would have already decided that i will upgrade to the One M9 So let's wait and see actual reviews when both handsets are released .

43. may_czos

Posts: 956; Member since: Nov 22, 2014

It actually is quite a lot faster than 801. In overall Antutu benchmark (which tests CPU, RAM and GPU) 801 with FHD display does about 40000-42000, 810 with QHD does 61499. With FHD in M9 this thing will fly!

60. Cicero

Posts: 1149; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

And do you REALLY need this yearly upgrade of cpu/gpu? What is wrong with your actual phone? It is an app or game that working slow? Or is just the fashion trend?

35. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

Yes yes I am. You are such a complete and utter fool.

58. kryme

Posts: 469; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

apple fan were stupid enough to do it.... apple made 18b for profit.. only god knows wen the smaller iphone is gonna get a 1080p res screen... but ppl are willing to pay 800 for them....

15. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

And more ram, a better processor, UP front camera. Redesign BoomSound. Yup just like the M8 /s

21. engineer-1701d unregistered

i feel the same way nothing new maybe better sound from bose but thats it

25. aegislash

Posts: 1531; Member since: Jan 27, 2015

And the M8 was an amazing phone, with a dire need for a better camera. This device could literally just be the M8 with a higher resolution camera, and I myself would have to say it'd definitely rock. M8 GPE is my most favorite phone of all time.

32. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

Wrong again knob head

49. PryvateiDz

Posts: 445; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

I mean, they do say, if it's not broke, don't fix it. Basically commentator explained it. Most smartphone's only improve each year, so that's what we've been doing. the M8 excels in design, software (as far as not messing with performance), audio (dual front-facing stereo speakers). All it really needed was a camera update, and it was and is going to be perfect to everyone. So, why not? They've already added some great updates to the camera via Google Play. I think the only thing they could update or do something with is make the M9 Plus more Phablet friendly with some kind of software that would utilize it's size, and some accessories.

61. faddi

Posts: 29; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

And the best looking smartphone out.

6. TheHitman1982

Posts: 97; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Why would It overheat ?

13. tdslam720

Posts: 70; Member since: Jan 05, 2015

Because the 810 is hawt hawt hawt

17. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

LG like to throttle there processor. It happen on all the high end phone. So you should stop trolling and let people enjoy their phone.

23. engineer-1701d unregistered

magnesium and aluminum body lack of air flow

26. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Aluminum is a conductor, plastic is an insulator.

33. CoryMeetsWorld

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 17, 2014

That was proven false.

7. strudelz100

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 20, 2014

Doubtful it will overheat with a full metal chassis. Metal is a natural heat sink, and all metal devices are able to sustain their performance longer than all plastic devices which insulate the heat.

3. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Well time to make this my new wallpaper lol.

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