All You Need To Know About HTC One X9 and HTC One M10!

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HTC is planning to release its new mid-range device known as the HTC One X9 Dual SIM. The device will be released in Europe, Middle East, Africa and it will take place before the launch of its upcoming flagship which has been dubbed as the HTC One M10 aka Perfume.

According to a popular leak star, the HTC One X9 Dual SIM will be released soon in EMEA and it will come with Google’s latest Android Operating System out-of-the-box. The HTC One X9 was unveiled last December and then it was launched in a select market, priced at ¥2399 (around $371/€338/Rs. 24,538). The dimensions of the device are 53.9 x 75.9 x 7.99 mm and it is further available in two different colors: Silver and Gunmetal Grey.

The device has a 5.5inch Full-HD display with 1920×1080 display resolution along with 401ppi pixel density. It sports a 170 degree viewing angle as well. The device is powered by 64-bit Mediatek Helio X10 processor, PowerVR G6200 GPU, Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense UI.

The device will sport an internal storage capacity of 32GB, with Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow expected out of the box and a 3000mAh battery. The device sports a 13 megapixel rear camera which comes with Dual LED Flash and Optical Image Stabilization along with other features like v2.1, autofocus, F/2.0 large aperture and 27.3 mm lens. The device comes with other connectivity features like Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi, micro-USB v2.0 port and GPS+ GLONASS.

The flagship device from HTC One M10 has been creating a lot of buzz online besides the LG G5 and the Samsung Galaxy S7. After HTC One A9 and HTC One X9 has been launched, it was believed that the flagship device from the tech giant will be introduced at the MWC 2016 event which will take place in February.

According to a recent rumor, HTC has postponed the introduction date to March. However, a new report from Portugal has declared that the launch will not take place in April. The device has been codenamed Perfume and it will be launched on 11th April in London under a brand new name, as revealed by 4G News.

Moreover, it will have the same design as seen in the One A9. When it comes to specifications, the device will sport a 5.1 inch HD AMOLED display along with QHD screen resolution. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor under the hood.

The particular device will be launched on shelves in US and Europe. According to GSM Arena, an unspecified MediaTek chipset will be launched on variants headed to Asian regions. The M10 is similar to the LG G5 and it will sport a killer 4GB of RAM.

It will feature Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow OS out of the box with HTC Sense 8 UI. HTC hasn’t confirmed anything so far; therefore, it is advised that you take this information with a pinch of salt.

HTC One X9

HTC finished last year with a major bang following the release of their HTC One A9, an expensive mid range handset.

It was further released its premium model for Asia, the HTC One X9. It seems like the company is ready to redeem itself in the expensive flagship-handset market.

The HTC One M9 released last year faced a lot of dismal reviews and criticism from smartphone lovers worldwide. Therefore, it is only fitting that HTC is trying to make up for the misgivings of its flagship smartphone which it rolled out last year.

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  1. I currently have a One M9 (gold and silver). This device looks great, is built well, and performs well. But the next gen should be better. The One M10 should take all of the greatness of the M9 and add: wireless charging, USB-typeC, a fingerprint reader or other biometric reader (which should have been part of the M9), a longer-lasting battery, improved camera capability, including IOS, and improved camera software, a faster processor, and anything else that is possible. That is how to make a winning device that everyone will want.
    However, any company that removes a great feature like front-facing STEREO speakers from an existing product on its next iteration has engineers with mushy brains. If this ends up being true, then it’s likely that the “Perfume” phone will be another weak seller, like its predecessor. Even Samsung is expected to bring back a microSD slot on the Galaxy S7. There are NO good reasons to remove the stereo speakers. Right? One keeps improving, not removing good stuff. Time will tell us how mushy those brains are. UPDATE: I just realized that the Perfume is supposed to be “waterproof.” If so, maybe the front facing grilles were removed to achieve full waterproofing. And if this decision was made, then those engineers are still stupid – choosing waterproofing over exceptional stereo sound that comes with video playback on an HD screen. Say it’s not so.
    Update2: If smartphone users think that stereo speakers should not be part of their multi-media experience when using the device, then they should ask themselves, “would they buy a TV without stereo speakers – like it was in the 70s – great mono sound?” If the smartphone plays back HD video, then the smartphone should play back stereo sound. It just makes sense. Of course, both large and small multi-media smart devices should also have jacks for earplugs or headphones when privacy is required. This just makes sense too. Right?

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