HTC suggests the One M9 will have more powerful BoomSound speakers

HTC suggests the One M9 will have more powerful BoomSound speakers
Stereo BoomSound speakers are among HTC One (M8)'s defining features, so it's no surprise that HTC is equipping the upcoming One M9 with similar audio capabilities. In fact, they might not be similar, but better.

HTC today suggested that the One M9 will have more powerful BoomSound speakers. The company posted a short teaser video on Twitter, alongside the comment "get your hands on bigger boom." The video (embedded below) doesn't really reveal much, but it's pretty clear that we should expect the One M9 to have very loud speakers. According to a previous report, HTC may have partnered with Dolby Laboratories in order to pack Dolby 5.1 audio technology into the One M9.

Just like Samsung, HTC will announce its next flagship handset on March 1 at MWC 2015. The new smartphone will most probably have two variants: One M9 (with a 5-inch 1080p display), and One M9 Plus (with a 5.2-inch Quad HD display). We assume that both will feature exactly the same improved BoomSound speakers. But we'll see on March 1 if we're right or not.


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

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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)
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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54 Comments

1. joeboxer

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

I will most likely buy the Sony xperia z4 compact, but if the M9 will have slimmer bezels, I might consider it and the Galaxy s6

6. heysamad

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

I hope the Galaxy S6 stands out among completion.

8. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

What the f**k is your problem? Actually what is the problem with the ever increasing samsung fanboys? They're becoming worse than the Apple fans they keep crying about.

11. heysamad

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

I don't have any problem. Its you who has a problem. I just gave my opinion.

14. hurrycanger

Posts: 1773; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

Wow he just expects to see something great from Samsung and you are here crying. It's really you who have a problem.

16. Gfkyo

Posts: 13; Member since: Feb 19, 2015

Dear JC557, it's just the beginning. You'll see the ever increasing samsung fanboys trolling the HTC articles in the following days. Falling market share puts tremendous pressure on them. They believe the S6 is the savior they need so they will troll anything that they believe is on their way. I don't know if heysamad is a samsung fanboy or not but I do know that samsung fanboys/girls will come to troll on HTC,LG, Motorola, Sony, Xiaomi articles. They will even pretend to be another android OEM fans to create conflict between these companies fanboys. Stay aleart about Samsung trolls.

19. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Butthurt hater cannot get over what Samsung did recently? its a shame every samsung hater has narrowed mind when it come to reality. Be a better man, and stop hating on Samsung. Thanks

24. boostedDroid unregistered

This is why you shouldn't do crack cocaine, kids.

29. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Whoever liked JV557's comment is a idiot

30. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

What's wrong with what he said? If anything it means that Samsung's previous phones haven't stood out.

17. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Believe me, S6 will blow others out of water. QHD SuperAMOLED display alone is enough reason for the Galaxy S6 to take the crown of smartphone

35. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

If a QHD SuperAMOLED display is the only thing on the Galaxy S6 then it will take the crown of most disappointing flagships. If thats all the S6 has then what separates it from the S5 LTE-A? Atleast try to be an intelligent troll and mention the streamlined TouchWhiz, or the Metal Chassis or anything else. But to geek out over a QHD SuperAMOLED display? Lolz. I got news for you.. the Note 4 also rocks that..

38. heysamad

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

They're gonna improve the quality of the display not only the resolution. I hope you know the difference. Accurate colors, brightness, efficiency etc.

39. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

So do you think HTC one M9 can take the crown from samsung, like Samsung has usually been doing that since the S1? What can HTC brag abut its M9? Boomsound? old school LCD display and advertised it as newly Super LCD 4? Nah, those are not even new to smartphone lovers, let alone htc fans.

44. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Don't know if HTC can take the crown, not in sales anyway. Boomsound is more than nice. And I'll take FHD over QHD anyday. Samsung's amoled screens are stunning, but I prefer FHD. And depending on what design HTC will show us on March 1st of the M9, it will be the most beautiful phone (IMO) out there.

46. SuperNova

Posts: 649; Member since: Jan 15, 2015

Finally, i see you're an indirect HTC fan who firstly praise Samsung in a glance, but prefer HTC at the end, and will react instantly to someone say something about HTC. QHD is the norm of flagship mobile, like 4k TV, i my opinion. And if you're going to expect a lot in design from the M9, i think the M8 shares their DNA already.

47. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

QHD is just another coined term for sheep like you, the iPhone 6 has an HD screen and i haven't seen no regular user complaining the screen was pixelated, and have i mentioned the iPhone 6 destroys your "QHD" "beasts" in gaming? Just like the S5 had the S4's, S3's, S2's, S's DNA?

49. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Wow you're a blind-sighted Samsung fan. I never owned a HTC before, have owned two Samsung devices. Currently running a Nexus 5 for almost 2 years now. Is it so hard for you to understand that I can see the quality in a product, without having to want it? I'm not a fan of any brand, when I want to buy a smartphone, I look at the model that speaks to me the most, despite what brand. QHD might be the norm, but as you must have read: I (as in me personally) prefer FHD. Same goes for 4K TV, nice feature and all, but I don't care about it, 2K is plenty enough for me. And the M8 was already a beauty, one of the most beautiful smartphones out there, but I didn't like the camera. Even if the M9 is a slightly updated M8, I would buy it when my current phone breaks down. Samsung S6 is also very nice, but I prefer the HTC looks. But when the M9 looks like the Evleaks renders, I wont wait till my phone breaks down and buy it. And why shouldn't react? So you're allowed to react on people about HTC, but I am not? If I wanted to react immediately I would have done so on your first comment and not this one.

41. penguinbelly

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 27, 2014

Well, considering the rumors surrounding S810, I won't hold my breadth waiting for the Z4 Compact. Z4 Ultra, maybe.

2. capt.pororo

Posts: 6; Member since: Feb 23, 2015

actually i'll love it if the design similar to m7, but either way i'll love this phone :O

3. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

I love boom sound on my HTC one m8 works great for when I clean my room lol

7. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

Same here. Instead of turning on my bluetooth speaker or plugging in headphones just to watch videos while lying in bed I just fire up the phone head over to youtube and just watch with the volume adjusted to my liking. It's also great for speakerphone sessions, ringers in a noisy area and of course as an alarm clock.

18. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Same here bruh I like being able to do those things with out reaching for the ear buds or speakers

43. Cicero

Posts: 1149; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Of the only strength of HTC is Boomsound and you have to sacrifice the screen to body ratio it is than not for me. I can use external bluetooth speaker all the time and with a better hi-fi sound.

4. alaw.14

Posts: 427; Member since: Sep 10, 2013

I don't know what everybody else thinks, but I really think HTC could have a really good chance in the TV industry. Imagine there build quality and speakers on a 4k 60-120 hertz screen.

5. heysamad

Posts: 52; Member since: Apr 24, 2014

Nah. I think they're better in smartphone industry.

10. TyrionLannister unregistered

We already have great speakers and home theatre systems. Boomsound blows up anything in a phone but they can't even compete with 20$ speakers. And anyway, the most important part in TV is the screen and AFAIK, HTC can't compete with the giants like Sony or LG or Samsung + a lot of others in making OLED or Quantum dot screens. That requires a lot of R&D. They're great here and M8 was awesome. If they fix that black bar and improve camera and screen( not that the screen is bad, just AMOLED looks better), I'll buy the M9 in a heartbeat.

12. theguy2345

Posts: 1216; Member since: Jun 24, 2014

You don't seem to get the point of boomsound. Now I can watch a video or listen to music without getting out my headphones or speakers. That's what's great about it. Most phone speakers are complete trash, and HTC gave a speaker of actual quality and one that is very loud and clear.

13. TyrionLannister unregistered

I'll give you a simple task. FFS, just read the comment I replied to and my comment again. I said that boomsound blows up anything in a phone. Yes, it does. I never denied it. However, it doesn't match TV industry quality. i never said boomsound is useless on phones. For certain people, it may be useful. Take you for instance. Don't extrapolate others opinions. I never did say or imply boomsound is useless to everyone( on phones)

22. ankitp

Posts: 138; Member since: Feb 19, 2013

lord tyrion why would you want to compete htc sound with $20 speakers ,you are out of context already

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