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

HTC official says we have
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)

Related phones

One M9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)
One M9+
  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 20 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek Helio X10, Octa-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(13h 3G talk time)



1. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

What if he is right, and they have been leading us on all this time!

12. maherk

Posts: 7065; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Nop, we are not being misleaded by the final leaks. Those are 100% real, but he is pointing out that there is more to be unveiled on March the 1st, and i am guessing a smartwatch as well as a tablet. Maybe he is trying to steer our attention away from the disappointment of the m9 design.

14. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

Well it was a joke, but anyway.

21. engineer-1701d unregistered

i think your wrong 7 i think these are the m8i or m8 eye the m9 we have not seen but the watch working on ios and android maybe what he is tweeting about

20. Johnnokia

Posts: 1158; Member since: May 27, 2012

You're gonna see outstanding accessories lol.

28. lakrfn4life

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 24, 2015

I hope you're right. Please god let this guy be right.

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: 7065; 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.

16. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

what maherk said lol

18. vincelongman

Posts: 5817; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

I'd be ok if the M9 had the same design as the M8 (even the M7 design since I like the M7 design over the M8 design) But the recent leaks have a worse design than the M8 It has a protruding camera/glass front and no pure silver option

27. Derekjeter

Posts: 1577; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I want the design of the Spigen case leak with the speakers grills smaller and the bezels smaller.

3. phljcnth

Posts: 566; 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.

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...

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:

23. engineer-1701d unregistered

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

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.

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?

9. UglyFrank

Posts: 2200; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

Tablet and a smartwatch maybe

10. cGmC11

Posts: 152; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

One Max 2!!!!

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!

17. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1412; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

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

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.

22. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

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

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...

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