Trio of HTC One ME9 images leak out, give us a look at a semi-metal One M9+

Trio of HTC One ME9 images leak out, give us a look at a semi-metal One M9+
In years past, HTC has been rather tame with its release schedule as pertains to the higher end market, unlike some of its competitors. Starting with the HTC One M9, however, the company seems to be on path to executing a new plan that will have the Android pioneer release a number of very similar, high-end devices.

Currently, the head count sits at 4 — we have the One M9, the One M9+, the One E9+, and even an upper mid-range One M8s. Just recently, however, we started hearing of a One ME9, which, as the name suggests, blends cues from both the One M and One E lines. Like the aforementioned smartphones, the One ME9 looks like a very real device, and a trio of new images, courtesy of serial leakster @upleaks, seem to confirm this notion.

As mentioned, the ME9 looks like the perfect blend between the One E9+ and the One M9+. In other words, it's got the polycarbonate body and single, 20-megapixel camera of the former, and the metal frame of the latter. The rest of the specs are similarly alike to either of the two, including an octa-core, 64-bit MediaTek 6795T processor which runs at 2.2GHz and is paired with a PowerVR G6200 Rogue GPU. There are also 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage on board, either a 13-megapixel or  4-megapixel UltraPixel selfie camera, and even the fingerprint scanner of the M9+. It, too, supposedly sports a set of BoomSound with Dolby Soundspeakers up front, and has a 2,900 mAh Li-ion battery powering it.

According to @upleaks, the One ME9 will arive in three color options — Classic Rose Gold, Gold Sepia, and Meteor Gray — and will launch in July. Like the One M9+, however, the ME9 will apparently only retail in Asia, with India, Hong Kong, and Taiwan being the only seemingly confirmed regions so far. From what we're told, the One ME9 should cost about ¥3,500, or the equivalent of about $565.


source: upleaks

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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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9 Comments

1. arch_angel

Posts: 1651; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Its so ugly.

8. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

With that black border common people might mistake it as a tablet. Huge size phone with medium sized display ! Get rid of that ugly black bar and you got me htc !

2. diehardnokian

Posts: 147; Member since: Apr 27, 2014

I don't find any of the htc 2015 devices attractive...!

3. NexusX

Posts: 613; Member since: May 16, 2013

stubborn with the logo design aren't you? whatever happened to the NEXUS 8? even with google backing HTC still can't get their s**te together

4. jesus_sheep

Posts: 279; Member since: Apr 18, 2015

Still a better choice than the m9 if you ask me.

5. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Only HTC. All that bezel room and they still managed to screw up the placement of the finger print scanner. Lol

6. B-power

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 22, 2014

Better than m9(+)

7. hafini_27

Posts: 949; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Htc is so f**ked up this year.

9. ChowMein

Posts: 76; Member since: Jan 01, 2015

*facepalm*

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