HTC Hima Ace and some Hima Ultra variants expected be powered by MediaTek processors

HTC Hima Ace and some Hima Ultra variants expected be powered by MediaTek processors
The often praised HTC One (M8) will soon have a successor, though this may not be called One (M9) - because HTC could be ditching this naming scheme. Right now, the upcoming smartphone is referred to as the HTC Hima, and we heard that we might see a Hima Ace, and a Hima Ultra version being released alongside the regular model.

According to @upleaks, the Hima Ace will be powered by a MediaTek processor. This kind of makes sense, as the Ace is expected to be a cheaper, plastic-made alternative to the regular Hima - which should feature a 64-bit Snapdragon 810 processor. As for the Hima Ultra, it’s said that “at least” its China-bound variant will also have a MediaTek heart inside.

Seeing that the regular HTC Hima should sport a 5-inch 1080p display, the Hima Ultra could have a larger screen with a higher resolution (Quad HD, anyone?). That, however, is pure speculation.

HTC could announce the Hima in the first quarter of 2015, not at CES or MWC, but during a separate event.

Since earlier this year, HTC is already using MediaTek chipsets for its smartphones: handsets like the Desire 310, Desire 516, and Desire 820s are all powered by processors from the Taiwanese chipmaker (with the 820s featuring an octa-core, 64-bit model).

Naturally, we’ll be keeping a close eye on all the HTC Hima-related rumors, and get back to you when new details are available.


source: @upleaks

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