These HTC One M9 concepts look quite different from the M8

While an eventual HTC One M9 will likely not be released before next year, concept designs of it are already being made...
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37. engineer-1701d unregistered

because old people are at the front of the companies money, it costs a few dollars for a part and they quad the price to make it back. if younger people really had input we would have the perfect phone and then just refine it every year, as apple does to theirs, meaning the old people running apple think they know what people want and don't do more than that. HTC listen here if you want to be in the main market and become like samsung or lg or apple, push innovation, and by that i mean put super high mp camera 20-42 pureview style with ois on m8 plus or m9 no need for quad screen 1080p is fine, leave it a 5 or 5.1 screen take your name off the front leave it on the back, take the boomsound chambers and run them from top as is down the side bezel, limit height of phone m8 is too tall. Ogod the duo camera terminate the person who thought that would be a good idea. if you want a ultra pix camera put it under the main and make it a 8 upx for night shot enhancing you can do 2 types aluminum with a matt finish over the back cover that will come off for battery and sim access, wireless charging push it with no micro usb use magnetic charging like windows surface screen to keyboard or macbook allow for charge and data sync now its waterproof not water resistant. also just 4gb ram with 810 snapdragon 64bit and 64 gig internal push it with 128gb. 2nd type is polycarbonate or fiberglass mixed for weight and strength all the same specs above, the poly or aluminum need the d3 rubber around the sides so you can hold onto the phone we love aluminum but its slippy, IF you do this you will be king of phones and you will be on top in no time i mean destroy all competition all other phone makers you can do this also

43. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Wow that was a long read but I agree with your ideas completely! +1 sir

56. motoglide

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

Running the speakers down the side won't help, it will make the phone wider and harder to use one handed, the best way to go about it would be to place them up top near where the power button is, top and bottom.

20. 8800-Arte

Posts: 50; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

Whoever made this concept, is the stupidest person on the planet.

41. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Wth who are you? A wannabe of me Lmfao Don't be silly you, this I find looks better than the M8, which has more curves than this concept design

45. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Dummy acct dude? Looks like the trolle got trolled. :-) lol! Peace!

48. 8800-Arte

Posts: 50; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

Precisely.. ;)

49. 8800-Arte

Posts: 50; Member since: Jun 05, 2014

I am just another dude with a modest income which is enough to buy me the high quality gadgets I want. Some of them are made of premium materials like titanium, silver, adamantium and even vibranium

50. chocowii

Posts: 478; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

You mean a Corby phone? Lol! A vibranium phone. The blender will get destroyed this time..

21. Ghost04

Posts: 517; Member since: May 03, 2014

Copy of LG G3 . Lol.

23. catt4u

Posts: 145; Member since: Jul 09, 2011

Just go for the LG G3 if you want the 3GB of RAM, slim bazels and 3000MaH battery ;) You get the QHD screen as a bonus also! Or wait 'till next year (you've got to before a possible M9 would be available) and go for the G3's successor with updated specs, wich will always be better than the successor to the M8.

35. BaffledTruffle

Posts: 523; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

I just read G3's review from GSMA. It's screen has low contrast ratio, the battery life is horrible (about 6 hours of web browsing time!) and if you really care about benchmarks, they are lower than the other flagships around. If I had the money, I'd buy a Z2 or an S5.

44. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

Oh no! I haven't read that yet.

27. FingerMyApple unregistered

Eww eww eww :(

31. newbey123

Posts: 699; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Don't like this at all. I expect HTC to keep making the design better, as the M8 is better than the M7, I expect the M9 to be better than the M8.

32. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

still ugly.

33. toyboyz

Posts: 232; Member since: Jan 22, 2010

This rendering of the screens dimensions is how the m8 should have been. Then they would have flown off the shelves.! Think HTC!

36. engineer-1701d unregistered

whatever they do i need them to keep the speakers upfront i like the first concept but speakers upfront quad speakers one in each corner. The phone needs a dedicated button on the bottom so if screen is off or on i can push the button down with thumb and it will be in voice mode, whatever i say it does like ok google but without saying that just push botton and say what you are looking for and after letting go it stops recording and starts looking internally as i am saying then does it. i emailed all the major phone makers about this and it looks like apple did something like it a mix between ok google and my hold thumb,

38. monkeytown

Posts: 125; Member since: Jul 26, 2012

ugly ;( G3 would wipe this crap down

39. maxmppower unregistered

G3 For the win

40. trollz

Posts: 62; Member since: Oct 11, 2013

Looks like its based on the nexus 5.

42. Phaze0085

Posts: 124; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

HTC: "I'm bringing Sexy Back, YEAH!!!"

46. newbey123

Posts: 699; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

HTC wins the design category hands down, along with UI and overall appeal of all android phones.

47. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Sick design. Don't know what material they used at the back but looks great. If bezels are less compare to g3 then people want big bezel,lol .what's wrong?. Whatever, nice concept .

51. zjtom

Posts: 1; Member since: Dec 01, 2013

I love my HTC because of Sense from windows mobile. Not just hardware. I know everybody love HTC. But why all of you guys forgotten about HTC's fascination? Looking for better hardware? Go get the Samsung Galaxy s5 or note 3 or LG G3. I was jump from S4 to M8. Ofcourse I love sense.

53. legume98

Posts: 2; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

I own an M8 right now. I got it knowing that the camera resolution is bad but when I played around with the software, boy! I got some amazing results! HTC's image editor has such a simple, clean interface and even a photography noob can come up with briliant pictures. i59.tinypic.com/2dsmvk0.jpg A 13MP ultrapixel camera will make it look worse than nokia 808! LOL I expect : - Snapdragon 810 proc - 6~8 mp enhanced ultrapixel camera with depth sensor - 3GB RAM - ~5.2" QHD display (hopefully Super LCD4 with IGZO) But then I expect the software, sense 7 to have more interesting features, espcially a photosuite app to enhance images!

54. motoglide

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

Bezels are only annoying to me if they're not useful to a phone, which they are quite useful on the One M7 or M8. They have the best sounding mobile phone speakers there are bar none. IPhones have the most hideous design from the front yet people still scoop those up, if you ask me next to the G3 the One M8 is the best looking mobile device you can get at the time of this comment. But the HTC gets the edge here because of build quality. At least HTC isn't super gimmicky like Samsung. Sense 6's Ui is less clunky and more intuitive than most others. (Ahem touchwiz)

55. motoglide

Posts: 7; Member since: Aug 03, 2014

Also, the Camera is only an issue on the M8 if you print them out. On the phone the pictures look no different than on say an iPhone or a GS5. For the next "One HTC should bump the "UltraPixel" up to at least 10, had they bumped it up to 8 on the M8 this phone would have been perfect. Either way, nothing about the M8 dissapoints me at all. Yes, the battery could have been a bit bigger, the Camera could have been of higher resolution, but I don't print photos from my smartphone. It's all about preference
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