After months of rumors, conjecture, and an endless supply of leaks, the HTC One M9 is a reality. HTC today announced its latest flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress,
Keeping in line with the specifications that we’ve come to hear about over the last few weeks, the One M9 is more evolution than revolution. That’s quite alright, however, as you don’t want to stray too far from one of the highest rated smartphones of the last few years.
Powered by Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense UI 7, the phone features a 5-inch 1080p Super LCD 3 display. Internally we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 3GB RAM and 32GB storage.
In terms of cameras, the One M9 boasts a 20-megapixel rear camera with a 4.0-UltraPixels front-facing camera. You’ll also find a sapphire scratch-resistant glass to protect the sensor as well as some software to enhance the images. Speaking of which, the One M9 is able to capture 4K video. HTC promises the best selfie and video chat experience on the market.
As for custom HTC experiences, the M9 boasts an enhanced BoomSound with 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio Surround. Thanks to Harman/Kardon and AllPlay integration, the phone plays nicely with speakers and other connected devices.
The Dot View Case is back however it’s smarter than before. Users can choose from a variety of colors; customization features include personalized messages and games, too.
The HTC One M9 will go on sale later this month (March) in Asian Pacific however there’s no indication of pricing. Color options include dark gunmetal grey, all gold, and pink.
The various U.S. carriers are expected to soon announce intentions to support the One M9.