HTC One M9 Plus images leak, showing a bigger, badder flagship in the making

HTC One M9 Plus images leak, showing a bigger, badder flagship in the making
Two alleged photos of the HTC One M9 Plus leaked on Chinese social network Weibo. What we're seeing is a 5.2-inch screen HTC One M9 lookalike with a positively huge round camera on the back panel, accompanied by a dual-LED flash. Otherwise, the smartphone is identical in appearance, but it's a bit of a different beast inside. 

For starters, the 5.2-inch display has a 1440x2560 resolution. The chipsets powering the device will be the MediaTek MT6795 2GHz octa-core processor and the Snapdragon 810 (in a different version). 3GB of RAM are on-board, as well as 32GB of internal storage, a fingerprint reader, and the prodigious BoomSound speakers.

Leaks aside, HTC's plans for an upgraded One M9 are rather unclear at this point. It seems there will be such a smartphone in the end, but it could (or not) be sold as a Desire series smartphone in China, powered by the MediaTek SoC, or as the One M9 Plus in Western countries (running on the Qualcomm chip). We'll have to see how this will play out, so if are absolutely jonesing for a One M9, don't be sitting on your cash waiting for the more powerful smartphone.

via , @upleaks ,



1. dovking

Posts: 20; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

That camera tho

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5728; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I hope that's not the Nexus 5's camera -from a Nexus 5 owner Its a great camera for a $350 phone But obviously its no good compared to the $650+ new flagships from Apple and Samsung

11. Meccalangelo

Posts: 29; Member since: Mar 05, 2013

Those images are so fake. The edges of the cameras are enough to toss this whole article in the recycle bin. Then to add the samsung home button on the device in Pic 3 is just plain laughable. Pic 4 has a barely visible shopped out HTC logo and an off center barcode sticker.

20. TheRequiem

Posts: 245; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

Additionally, the home button is not even with the device.

24. djinn

Posts: 21; Member since: Mar 04, 2014

And they forgot to Photoshop the other speaker grille back after they pasted the hardware button on there. Clearly fake, as everything else from China.

19. torr310

Posts: 1679; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Love the physical button! Finally!

23. waddup121 unregistered

OIS spotted

2. Commandant

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

Oh dear GOD ! I want this :( The front is so coll :(

5. Commandant

Posts: 30; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

cool ! I got so excited ! when would it come ? (if really exists)

3. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Looks better than M9 :) Why?!

10. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

i think the square camera doesnt look good on htc...round was better,i htink they wanted to experiment with m9

14. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I found it too square camera feels off the whole design .

6. daveydog

Posts: 69; Member since: Sep 01, 2013

Up leaks said it's only for Asian markets

7. VJo003

Posts: 365; Member since: Mar 11, 2012

Looks like an offspring of M8, Nexus 5 S6

8. Hatshipuh

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

Some of the photos have a secondary camera, some don't? Is there an explanation despite a careless photoshop job?

9. Hatshipuh

Posts: 163; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

*except, not despite

12. toyboyz

Posts: 235; Member since: Jan 22, 2010

Needs to be 5.5inch screen!

13. rnagic

Posts: 215; Member since: Jul 13, 2014

Are you guys crazy? This thing looks retarded.

15. Chuck007

Posts: 1411; Member since: Mar 02, 2014

Did a 5 year old design this? Ugliest phone I've ever seen..

16. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

thing is so ugly

17. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Suck t c at its best

18. NateAdam8

Posts: 439; Member since: Feb 17, 2012

All I have are more questions.....

21. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Duo camera on the back with a Nexus 5 camera. Front button from a Samsung. Single front speaker?

22. scyence

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 06, 2015


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