Does this video show the HTC One (A9)?

The HTC One (A9) is beginning to get everyone excited. As we already told you this morning, the so-called "Hero" device ordered up by CEO Cher Wang, was the subject of a teaser that was posted on Weibo today by the company. HTC says that a "handsome" phone will be unveiled on September 6th. That makes sense. In most movies it is the handsome star that is the hero.

In addition to HTC's teaser, a video has surfaced that shows an unknown HTC model apparently at the manufacturer's test center. The speaker grill looks different than what has been seen on other HTC One models, and the front-facing camera is in the same position seen on a previous One (A9) leak.

We expect that the HTC One (A9) will feature a display offering a 1080 x 1920 resolution. While many will applaud the decision, especially those who worry over every percentage drop in battery life, from a marketing standpoint, it will appear that HTC is still holding back specs-wise. This is exactly the sort of thing that CEO Wang's initial statement seemed to address, that HTC's "Hero" phone would contain top-shelf specs only. We could see a deca-core CPU, carried by a MediaTek Helio X20 SoC, powering the handset. 4GB of RAM is expected inside and there is talk of support for RAW photography.

For many of you out there, September 6th can't get here early enough. We wouldn't be surprised to see some more leaks in the days ahead, so keep checking in.

Thanks for the tip!

source: Techtastic (translated)


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