HTC One M9+ promo shots once again show a home button on the device

HTC One M9+ promo shots once again show a home button on the device
With HTC's April 8th media event now less than a week away, many of you are holding on to the hope that the HTC One M9+ will be introduced at that time. The phone has taken on a mythical aura that now surrounds it. Some of that is because the rumored HTC One (M8) max never was introduced last year even though it appeared to be real.

Thursday morning, a series of teasers leaked out of China, apparently showing off the HTC One M9+. The name of the phone isn't printed anywhere on the shots, although the "More than One" title that HTC has named its event does appear, along with the date of the gathering.

There are three teasers, each one magnifying one of the phone's features. One shows the home button blown up. The home button has been one consistent part of most of the One M9+ leaks we've seen recently, and is expected to be the home of the unit's fingerprint scanner. Another part of the phone magnified is the front screen. The handset is expected to feature a 1440 x 2560 resolution display. And the remaining teaser shows the two-tone side mounted power button magnified. Like the HTC One M9, the power button on the big brother will be textured so that users can find it by touch. We also can see that the One M9+ will offer the same two-tone design available on the HTC One M9.

We want you to take these images with the proverbial grain of salt. Still, if they are legit, it will mean a new premium handset for HTC at a time when the company sorely needs something-anything-to give it a shot against the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge. With pre-sales in the U.S. said to double those taken for last year's Samsung Galaxy S5, it already appears as if HTC will have a tough time competing with Samsung's new handsets.


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source: MyDrivers (translated) via GforGames

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One M9+
  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio X10, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(13h 3G talk time)

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15 Comments

1. AnTuTu

Posts: 1620; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

It's gonna be one ugly looking device from HTC. I don't know what they are doing with their designs this year :(

2. bigmaster

Posts: 198; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

HTC's design is classy in the M9 but that design is 3 years old and it's the time to get a refresh... but that M9+ looks ugly with that home button.

12. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

HTC .. Year of many crappy flagships M9 M9+ M8s E9 E9+ Butterfly 3 What the fukc is happening with htc this year ??????!!!

3. RajRicardo

Posts: 500; Member since: Feb 28, 2014

They actually fired the guy who designed the original M7. Accused him of leaking designs to rival firms.

4. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

I don't think that's a home button. If it is, then what about the on screen buttons? Don't tell me they're gonna go with the M7 style with only two buttons again.

5. district11

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 17, 2011

Is this the end of a 1 inch bottom bezzel :(

6. bodzio1809

Posts: 407; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

It should be HTC M9D. D for disaster xd

7. mokhtar

Posts: 405; Member since: Jan 06, 2014

looks beautiful for me .. at least better than m9

8. phljcnth

Posts: 556; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Meh. A physical home button and two on-screen keys? Still a waste of screen! I wonder if they'll still go with Snapdragon 810.

9. Dr.SamX

Posts: 244; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Be careful! Device hast HUUUGE bezels!

10. Awesoman64

Posts: 292; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

Please, do a redesign of the HD2!

11. Awesoman64

Posts: 292; Member since: Mar 18, 2015

What i meant is do a phone that looks like the HD2

13. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

The evleaks render is the way to go. They could of atleast added 2 capacitive keys like on the M7, or have just made the htc logo the fingerprint scanner.

14. ankanbads

Posts: 16; Member since: Feb 25, 2015

HTC will self destruct in t minus 10 month!!

15. mikeguy1981

Posts: 88; Member since: Jun 23, 2012

looks like a pregnancy test

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