First HTC One M10 photo leaks out: no resemblance to the One M9

It looks like the HTC One M10 resembles the One A9, rather than the One M9. The smartphone could be announced in March...
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101. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Sammy should just buy HTCs mobile OS dev. team. Perfection.

102. aleant36

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 03, 2015

If that would happen :D instant buy

27. greyarea

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

Company/product history, modding friendly, sense, keeping competition. Why do you still post on phonearena?

30. TerryTerius unregistered

I don't think it's unfair to ask what people find compelling about any given company. Granted that question could've been phrased better, but it certainly is not an invalid thing to ask.

39. greyarea

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

I believe the phrasing qualified for both a legit and equally flippant answer. I try to take into account english isn't everyone's first language on PA, but that isn't obviously the case here. I wouldn't expect to stop into a sony post and ask the same thing and get friendly reasonable response, especially if I already have near 700 posts under my belt. Anyone of these articles is also full of people talking about what they like/dislike, want on the new phone/don't want on the new phone.

48. TerryTerius unregistered

Very true. Couldn't agree with you more.

24. dmomintz

Posts: 68; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

How come finger print sensors aren't more oval, like the actual shape of a finger or thumb? Seems like there isn't a lot of creativity in the design process these days...

83. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

Good point. Many manufacturers are using simple circular shape in their architecture which obviously makes the manufacturing process easier, but they still charge 600+ for the device. Ate up.

98. JMartin22

Posts: 2369; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

So you want the device to be retailed at a lesser price for you just because it's more convenient? Don't forget that there's multiple operating costs that go into maintaining the organization and processes that produces these devices. You need to invest in research and development when creating the concept of the device and figuring out how to build it what components to use, you need to pay designers to actually draft what the phone will look like and engineers tasked with fitting all the components and constructing the device into a chassis. You need to also compensate contractors in most cases, whose assembly plants have dozens of employees working on a line to assemble the devices together. Then you have the marketing division, you have pay marketing directors and various other employees to advertise the device, as they conceive of ideas and concepts for getting the word out or making the device as appealing as possible. Then you actually have to pay localization fees and export fees to have these devices shipped globally. Let's not get into any potential patent licensing fee agreements pay among others they have a contractual agreement with. It's not really so hard to understand why the MSRP of the price is a few times higher than the base assembly material of components that comprise a finished product.

26. Pem3108

Posts: 24; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Button placement the same way as the M9? Does HTC not read reviews? Pretty sure everyone complained how the power button was in an awkward place and that they should have moved the volume rockers to the other side to move up that power button.

52. Clars123

Posts: 1078; Member since: Mar 16, 2015

oh they do..but it's full of fanboys who don't even have the phone calling it they never know what the problems with their devices are

29. Tokuku56

Posts: 11; Member since: Jan 04, 2014

Im pretty sure there going to add the front speakers! They're the ones who started it all so i doubt they wouldn't put it on there

32. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

looks like s**t.

34. milos

Posts: 68; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

is this a front view of iphone 3G?

36. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

there is nothing better than M7.

40. TheMan68

Posts: 21; Member since: Nov 15, 2015

I want the X9 with snapdragon 820. Perfect phone. This looks like a piece of crap. No dual front speakers. Time for chapter 7 bankruptcy...

41. FrankUnderwood2

Posts: 243; Member since: Oct 01, 2015

Thanks HTC, for making this phone so bad I don't even have to wait for its unveiling. LG G-5 it is then.

55. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

plz dont do this to them

43. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

im really hoping that HTC will come up for a better bolder design than the HTC A9. which is a clear copycat! HTC one phone are great phone in their own right. its just that, ads sucks and the camera upgrade went from good to ok to bad!

45. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

The bezels are thinner than the current iphone so that's win in my book, considering apple and htc are known for huge bezels.

49. Joosty

Posts: 471; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

No more front speakers?! Wtf!!!!! - disgruntled HTC fan typing from my M7

51. talon95

Posts: 994; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Remove the HTC bar and fix the camera is all that was wrong with it. Adding fingerprint scanner, larger battery, new processor and RAM made it perfect. But why would they kill the stereo speakers! It has to be perfect for them to make a comeback.

87. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

They probably had to kill the speakers to get rid of the bar

53. Nexus4Matic

Posts: 37; Member since: Sep 09, 2013

No boomsound front-facing stereo speakers = pass

54. garciano unregistered

izzat you Nokia? I thought you were dead?

56. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

I hope that the fingerprint scanner also acts as a home button, and that it has capacitive keys. On-screen buttons are a waste of screen space.

58. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

Yup, looks quite similar to meizu's. Come on htc, rise up to the top again! One x9 already looks ok

60. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

No creativity. Boo.

67. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Looks exactly like a galaxy phone. Wtf htc? People used to copy for your design but youre copying them now? Are you kidding me?

70. Paella

Posts: 35; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

so finally no useless htc logo on the front
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