Although launch and release of HTC’s next year flagship M9 won’t be before first half of next quarter of 2015 but rumours regarding the device already started and are swirling for quite some time now. New leaked info gives a better picture of what to expect from next year flagship M9.
If you take a look on previous release schedules, HTC usually launches its flagship devices after few days of MWC event with a release date in March. M9 launch is also expected in Feb 2015 with a releasing date in March 2015. @evleaks also suggests the same plan of action.
Everyone is keen to know what happened to Prime variant of this year flagship M8 that was in rumours a few months ago. Gadget experts believes that all buzz of M8 Prime was for next year flagship M9. M8 Prime might be released as successor variant of M8 in 2015.
As far as specs are concern, we have plenty of reports but we will discuss only those which seems factual for M9 or M8 Prime. Upcoming flagship from HTC is expected with a quad HD 5.5 inches display. Device will be powered by 2.5 GHz quad core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor with 3 GB of RAM.
As operating system will be the first HTC device featuring Android L. Latest leaks also suggests device might be waterproof as well. HTC fans always wanted a high Mega pixel camera, as per latest leaks next flagship will be having much improved UI camera to compete against Galaxy S6 rumoured 20 MP camera.
No doubt, Design and build quality of HTC is huge plus point for their flagship devices sales. Next year flagship is expected with build material of Aluminum and silicon.
At the end the one of key factor in success of flagship device is price tag. M9 is expected with same price tag $199 on two year contract while $650 without contract. In UK without contract price of device will be £529. Do Share your thoughts below regarding what are your expectations from HTC M9.