This year’s installment of Mobile World Commerce held in Barcelona witnessed a preview of what one can expect in the mobile segment. Many manufacturers also took the opportunity to unveil their flagship phones. One such company was the Taiwanese mobile giant HTC. This year the company announced their newest flagship and the successor of the One series; the HTC One M9. The HTC One M8 review lends credibility to this next flagship smartphone. (Check specifications of HTC ONE M8 here). Models like the Desire 816 & 820 have already helped stabilize HTC mobile price in India and capture a huge chunk of the market. Let us take a look at all the features and specifications this HTC mobile phone has to offer.
HTC Mobile Phones One M9 Review – Design & Display
The HTC One M9 sports a 5” Full HD 1080p super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 441ppi. The display is protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass 4. The super LCD3 screen is crisp and claims to be more power efficient. This HTC mobile phone follows the same design principle as its predecessors. However, it is slightly narrower and thicker. The phone is ergonomically designed to be comfortable despite its large screen size. This HTC mobile is laced in a premium two-tone brush metal finish and will be available Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Gold/Pink, Silver/Rose Gold color variants.
HTC Mobile Phones One M9 Review – Hardware Specifications
The HTC One M9 packs some serious hardware under the hood. This HTC mobile phone sports a 64bit octa-core Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 processor with a monstrous 3GB RAM. On the graphics front, the smartphone incorporates an Adreno 430 GPU. This HTC mobile phone has many connectivity options. The device is 4G LTE enabled and features other options like Wi-Fi, DLNA, MHL 3.0 TV-out, USB OTG and Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP and apt-X. This phone is powered by a Non-removable Li-Po 2840mAh battery and also incorporates the Quick Charge 2.0 technology that charges the phone up to 60% in 30 mins. The HTC One M9 also has ambient light, accelerometer, compass, proximity, gyro and magnetic sensors. The HTC One M9 has 32GB of internal storage and can be extended up to 2TB with a microSD card. Just like all models in the HTC mobile phones camp, the One M9 features BoomSound™ with Dolby Audio™ for a superb sonic experience. The dual-front facing speakers allow for loud, clear and distortion free sound output.
HTC Mobile Phones One M9 Review – Camera
As always, HTC does not disappoint with the camera. The HTC One M9 shows off an auto-focus 4 UltraPixel™ (20.7 MP) that can click pictures at a resolution of 5376 x 3752 pixels and has a dual-LED (dual tone) flash. The camera is capable of 4K video recording and has features such as automatic simultaneous video and image recording, HDR, geo-tagging, face/smile detection and panorama features. The secondary camera is 4MP and also has HDR features. The camera clicks amazing picture with incredible detail and crispness.
HTC Mobile Phones One M9 Review – Software and Operating System
The HTC One M9 will run Android version 5.0.x Lollipop with the latest version of HTC Sense UI 7.0. The UI features more customizable options than before. The built-in HTC themes app allows you to change the look and feel of your phone. The HTC Eye™ experience software allows the user to create Split Captures, take Voice Selfies, apply Live Makeup to name a few. The company has also plans of launching the “UH OH Protection” a comprehensive plan for cracked screen and water damage. However, this feature may not be available in all countries.
This HTC mobile phone is ready to take on the competition like Samsung S6 & S6 Edge and the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Check out the complete product price list of HTC mobile phones here.
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