One M9 bottom half render shows what the new HTC BoomSound speakers could look like


HTC has reportedly taken its relationship with sound to a whole new level on the One M9, it seems, as a rumor surfaced recently that it has partnered with the audio juggernaut Bose to work on the next generation of BoomSound speakers in the upcoming edition of its One flagship phone line. Not only that, but the new tag team is allegedly tasked with diminishing the size of HTC's current amplified stereo speakers set, so that the top and bottom bezels can be shrunk further, or other elements placed easier under the hood. 

The HTC One M9 bottom half render that you see above is based on the leaked prototypes so far, and shows us up close and personal what the slimmed-down BoomSound set would look like. We aren't certain about the sound quality from such diminutive speakers, but HTC has proven itself in the field numerous time already, so we are keeping our hopes high for the One M9, too.

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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 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2840 mAh(21.7h 3G talk time)

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29 Comments

1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I prefer the older design. This one looks more fragile and less premium. It is unlikely for htc to make this the final design

4. vincelongman

Posts: 5816; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

But the old design took up too much space I'm all for this one assuming it sounds better as well

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I like it taller. That's why this will be a turn off for me if it turns out to be true

15. UglyFrank

Posts: 2200; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

You're alone on that one

24. NedStarkLeMadrilene

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 26, 2013

You couldn't have said any better!! HTC shut up and take all my money!

17. gehena1315

Posts: 54; Member since: Jun 12, 2013

hahahah

2. Stagueve

Posts: 55; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

Stupid chinese pictures cropper... FYI, credits goes to PhoneDesigners... twitter.com/stagueve/status/565432574387167232

14. vincelongman

Posts: 5816; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Thanks for the source Hopefully the real deal also looks this good

3. vincelongman

Posts: 5816; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Looks great, very good work from HTC And lol HTC fanboys said it would be impossible for HTC to do this

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

You mean htc haters?

12. TerryTerius unregistered

I'm assuming he did. Either that or he severely misunderstood what the word fanboy means.

13. vincelongman

Posts: 5816; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

No I meant fanboys HTC fanboys were defending the M8's huge bezels like their lives depended on it They called me a hater and said it was physically impossible Obviously its possible its HTC have supposedly just done it Not surprising to me since the teardowns showed me it was not easy, but very possible PS I hate all fanboys, not just HTC fanboys

20. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

well, stop hating urself :p

25. TerryTerius unregistered

Ah. Valid point.

7. MahmoudHamsharii

Posts: 70; Member since: Aug 28, 2013

Shut the f*** up and TAKE MY MONEY.

8. LeBrownJames

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 17, 2014

Looks the same as the Z2, only bigger.

9. letosaw

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Wow.. Probably my next phone!

10. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

And that actually looks cool.

11. Jamoga

Posts: 187; Member since: Dec 17, 2014

if this is it, ill buy it, dont care of it, i love looking at beautiful phones.

16. karamelakimo

Posts: 109; Member since: May 26, 2014

Looks great

18. iLovesarcasm

Posts: 589; Member since: Oct 20, 2014

I like my S5 and the upcoming S6, and also this one.

19. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

sony experia z2 speakers

21. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

i wish this is the real deal! im willing to sell my m8 and 6plus for this beast!

22. hortizano

Posts: 294; Member since: May 22, 2013

Thinking of giving the boot to my plans of a G4!!

23. VicNAle

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 11, 2015

Love where they placed the speakers and how it looks. However, that metal doesnt' look premium too me. I hope they use a premium looking and feeling metal. Lets go HTC!

26. GeekMovement unregistered

That is looking quite beautiful!

27. penguinbelly

Posts: 162; Member since: Dec 27, 2014

Beautiful phone. I am so glad that I am an Android user and have choices.

28. Phonecall01 unregistered

Looking good. If the camera is as good as the latest Lumias that might be it for me. But...we don't know what MS is cooking yet.

29. Skizzo

Posts: 436; Member since: Jul 14, 2013

Damn, that's a sexy lookin phone! Can't wait to see what the final product looks like.

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