HTC One M9 promo videos are here; one clip is narrated by Robert Downey Jr.

HTC One M9 promo videos are here; one clip is narrated by Robert Downey Jr.
HTC posted to social media on Thursday, the two videos it played on Sunday as CEO Peter Chou took the stage to introduce the HTC One M9. The first video shows what you might consider the birth of the HTC One M9. We see metal in the sky, forming the body of what turns out to be HTC's new flagship phone. Soon, the BoomSound speaker can be seen along with the new volume rockers and the repositioned power button on the phone. There it is in all of it's glory, the HTC One M9.

The second video is narrated by none other than Robert Downey Jr. You might recall that HTC reportedly paid the actor $12 million to appear in a ridiculous advertisement that fell flat on every level. All we can assume is that HTC was owed a few more ads for the $12 million they paid Downey and wanted to get their money's worth. This video showed different people all around the world using the HTC One M9 and ended with Downey Jr. saying that "we're all One."
 
While these videos were perfect for the occasion in which they were used, for HTC's sake let's hope that the actual television ads focus more on the features of the phone. Last year's ad for the HTC One (M8) featured actor Gary Oldman telling consumers "Blah, blah, blah." If HTC wants to take on the Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge, LG G4, the Apple iPhone 6 and Apple iPhone 6 Plus, it will need to produce memorable ads that actually sell the public on the phone.


source: HTC (1), (2) via AndroidCentral

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One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)

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16 Comments

1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I ws expecting him to be part of the video,not narrate it. How will they know robwrt downey jr is promoting the phone along with them

3. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

everyone who knows robert recognise by his voice..you are so silly

16. engineer-1701d unregistered

its not a m9 its a m8 in most of the pics with rdj narrating, got to say htc sucks in the marketing business they need the guy samsung just let go, and stop paying big name actors no one cares whos talking.

2. WackJobs

Posts: 30; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

They really need help with marketing and sales.

4. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

2nd ad is so beautiful

5. waddup121 unregistered

Totally different than that marketing sketch they did with him with the M8 I believe. That 2nd ad, is a true beauty.

6. Kruze

Posts: 1285; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

The 2nd promo video is awesome, way better than "blah blah blah blah".

7. JackL

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 05, 2015

The Robert Downey's ad is so beautiful. This is the best ad I've seen so far from them. This what makes me like the brand. The old ads were so stupid.

8. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

Ok HTC here's an idea....Pay Downey to wear an HTC shirt everytime he promotes his Avengers movie scheduled in May...the paps will take his pic all the time, then you have a Free Ad everytime these gossip mags and websites post his picture.

9. Rain017

Posts: 61; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

ahmm...... i did not find any interesting or good ads in either of the vids hope HTC would learn to advertise their product by presenting something cool, something that will remind consumer why they have to pick Htc one m9 over the others i love my htc one m8 i think its still one of the best over all smartphone in 2014 but i have to admit their ads sucks

10. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Man the first vid shows how ugly this phone is. M8 looks way better.

11. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

i thought i was gonna see Ironman turn into htc m9:(

12. srirachacha

Posts: 23; Member since: Mar 06, 2015

Hopefully the camera issues can be fixed, but my only problem with the M9 is the silver they used for this phone. I much preferred the smooth silver they had on the M7 and the M8 rather than this brushed look. The RDJ promo was cool though :)

13. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

Iron Man is so hi-tech, but he loves low-tech phone. Ironic life.

14. HTCOE

Posts: 650; Member since: Nov 20, 2011

i would disagree

15. GeekMovement unregistered

Would have been nice if they had made the ring around the camera lens chrome.

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