HTC official says we have "no idea" what's coming on March 1 at MWC

HTC official says we have "no idea" what's coming on March 1 at MWC
In response to all the recent leaks that seem to have revealed the final design of the unannounced HTC One M9, Jeff Gordon (HTC's Senior Global Online Communications Manager) today took to Twitter to say that "the best parts of HTC's March 1st launch event are the parts you have NO IDEA are coming."

While this appears to be an indirect confirmation of the fact that these renders and these videos are showing the real One M9, it's obvious that HTC has much more to unveil at MWC. One of the things that we might not get to see until HTC announces it is the One M9 Plus, which is expected to feature a 5.2-inch Quad HD display, and a fingerprint sensor - thus being larger, more advanced, and certainly also more expensive than the regular One M9.

Of course , the regular One M9 itself could also surprise us with some of its features. As far as we know, the handset will be powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor, while sporting a 5-inch 1080p display. The new smartphone should also offer BoomSound speakers, a 20 MP rear camera, 5 MP front-facing camera, 3 GB of RAM, and 32 GB of expandable storage space. The One M9 will run Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense 7 UI (and perhaps this new version of Sense will include some surprises as well).

What do you think HTC will announce besides the regular One M9 (which, by the way, can be seen below)?


source: Jeff Gordon (Twitter)

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One M9
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP (Single camera)
    4 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    HTC Sense UI
One M9+
  • Display 5.2 inches
    2560 x 1440 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP (Dual camera)
    4 MP front
  • Hardware MediaTek Helio X10, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh
  • OS Android 5.0 Lollipop
    HTC Sense UI

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39 Comments

36. Denco

Posts: 118; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

It's all hype. What's new under the sun? Whatever 'surprise' HTC still has to introduce (after the boring M9 has been leaked) cannot be any technology the world has not seen before.

35. Industriality

Posts: 131; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

the damage is done. Everyone thinks the M9 is this one, and, objectivly, it's a disappointment :(

34. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

This is why HTC needs to start firing people. All useless! Who ever designed this M8v2 needs to be fired also. Stupid black bar. You have no purpose.

32. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Renders should be true.

31. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

If you hate the design then just choose other brands, simple as that. It's annoying for us htc fans to be reading the same hate comments over and over again

30. Limcheethiam

Posts: 68; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

They trying to draw the attention only! Since launch with Samsung on same day, people will consider S6 rather than M9

29. jojon

Posts: 438; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

Time for that half a coke look to go, gotta be thinner and those bezelsss, thanks for coming, but nope!

26. Derekjeter

Posts: 1581; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

Those new leaks better not be the actual new M9.

33. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Just saw a video that looked way too damn legit to be fake. That's the real deal bud.

25. GeekMovement unregistered

I think many of their new features will impress, but the design won't. Seems like protruding cameras (though barely) are becoming a trend these days. No surprises since the cameras are getting better while the handsets are becoming thinner. It's still going to be a great phone, but I'm thinking it won't live up to the hype. Now I'm a bit nervous that I'm getting too hyped over the Galaxy S6 as well...

22. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Pretty much the same response if you ask them about their marketing strategy.

19. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

I don't care how m9 looks. All I want is a camera which can perform great in low light,period.

17. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Trolling at its best, fanboy and hater will gonna piss Better stay neutral on this

11. der3331

Posts: 43; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I have no idea why HTC likes gigantic bezels. Not to mention the design is also a let down. Epic fail!

10. cGmC11

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

One Max 2!!!!

9. UglyFrank

Posts: 2200; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Tablet and a smartwatch maybe

7. joeboxer

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

I really like the features of the M9 and can't wait to see what else comes with the M9, is the Htc guy talking about the Plus version?

6. npaladin2000

Posts: 165; Member since: Nov 06, 2011

I think they mean you bought the fake out and you have no idea what the M9 series looks like.

5. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

Here is what the device going to look exactly like, from HTC PROMO video. View it before it gets taken down, enjoy: http://youtu.be/cx3AmlSmUo8

23. engineer-1701d unregistered

nice find junito still i dont like the back of the phone but thats just me

4. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Or that he is confirming that upleak is wrong. Is it a little weird that the only leak is of the phone and nothing else. If the leaker have this information Where is the rest?

24. Rydsmith unregistered

Yeah...just like we knew leaks about the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus before the reveal but little to nothing of the Apple Watch. It's not weird at all when you think about it...

3. phljcnth

Posts: 567; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

So the HTC One M9 is not the best part? We knew that was coming and that's supposed to be the best part of the event.

2. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

if the latest leaks are correct about design then the m9 looks just like the m8 with minor changes if any. id say the m9 plus better have a different design if they want to compete with Samsung this year. hopefully all the latest leaks are wrong. personly i liked the m7 design better anyway.

8. sipha

Posts: 440; Member since: May 12, 2012

Why would they need a different design? The M8 is GORGEOUS!

13. maherk

Posts: 7102; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Because you can always improve on things? Like taking care of that black bar, redesigning the speakers grill, slim down those bezels, and maybe slimming it down(i am not saying make it an iPhone 6 like thinness, but 9.6mm with 170g is way to much for a 2015 flagship).

15. JetMK

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

I agree with this post. I still don't understand why they're struggling to make a thinner profile. Huawei Ascend Mate7 was able to fit a 4100 mAh battery in a 7.9mm aluminium body. Why does it seem impossible for HTC to do something similar, maybe with a 3000mAh battery on a 7.5mm aluminum body? Still a fan of HTC but the thickness has always made me wonder, and of course, those large bezels.

37. g2a5b0e unregistered

While I agree that HTC could fit bigger batteries in their devices, you can't make the comparison to a 6" device. There's a lot more room inside the Ascend Mate 7 with which to stuff a larger battery. Do you think it would have a 4100mAh battery if it was a 5" device too? It'd be bigger than 2600mAh, but it wouldn't be anywhere near 4100mAh with its current thickness.

38. JetMK

Posts: 97; Member since: Jan 31, 2015

I know it wouldn't be possible for them to fit a 4100mAh battery in a 5" inch device. I didn't even remotely suggest that they should give it a try. More so I questioned why they haven't been able to at least fit a 3000mAh battery in a 7.5mm aluminum body, given that other manufactures have managed to achieve a similar fit with great premium design that rivals HTC's.

39. g2a5b0e unregistered

I get it. My point was simply that there was no need for you to even mention the Ascend Mate. The proper comparison would have been with other 5" devices.

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