HTC One M9 on Sale March 27, $649 Unlocked

Handset maker HTC is rolling out a new flagship device. Going on sale at midnight Friday, the HTC One M9 runs on the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop mobile operating system and carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. But can HTC compete against Samsung on the Android front?

The HTC One M9 also comes with what the company is calling EUUh Oh Protection.EU That protection offers a user a free replacement within the first 12 months after purchase if the phone has a cracked screen or water damage or if the customer wants or needs to switch carriers. If a customer doesn't use the one-time offer within 12 months, HTC will give the user a $100 credit toward a future purchase of an HTC One.

Ringing All the Bells

HTC is issuing plenty of hype about upping the ante in the smartphone category with the new One M9. Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC America, even compared its craftsmanship to a fine watch. The One M9 has an all-metal unibody design and a new scratch resistant finish that comes in gunmetal gray and dual-tone silver with gold mirror polished sides.

No bell or whistle is lacking on the new device. ThereEUs a 20 megapixel rear-facing camera, a front-facing ultrapixel camera that captures more light than most 13 megapixel cameras, and a slew of new editing effects in the HTC EYE Experience software, including double exposure, prismatic, elements, shapes and bokeh.

"According to [a usage study], HTC One owners listen to music more than the average smartphone user and so we didnEUt compromise on what is important for our consumers,EU said Mackenzie. EUWe kept the microSD slot and increased capacity to 2 TB because you want your content with you, we made our HTC BoomSound experience even better by adding Dolby Audio to give you a...

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HTC One M9 on Sale March 27, $649 Unlocked

Handset maker HTC is rolling out a new flagship device. Going on sale at midnight Friday, the HTC One M9 runs on the latest Android 5.0.2 Lollipop mobile operating system and carries the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. But can HTC compete against Samsung on the Android front?

The HTC One M9 also comes with what the company is calling EUUh Oh Protection.EU That protection offers a user a free replacement within the first 12 months after purchase if the phone has a cracked screen or water damage or if the customer wants or needs to switch carriers. If a customer doesn't use the one-time offer within 12 months, HTC will give the user a $100 credit toward a future purchase of an HTC One.

Ringing All the Bells

HTC is issuing plenty of hype about upping the ante in the smartphone category with the new One M9. Jason Mackenzie, president of HTC America, even compared its craftsmanship to a fine watch. The One M9 has an all-metal unibody design and a new scratch resistant finish that comes in gunmetal gray and dual-tone silver with gold mirror polished sides.

No bell or whistle is lacking on the new device. ThereEUs a 20 megapixel rear-facing camera, a front-facing ultrapixel camera that captures more light than most 13 megapixel cameras, and a slew of new editing effects in the HTC EYE Experience software, including double exposure, prismatic, elements, shapes and bokeh.

"According to [a usage study], HTC One owners listen to music more than the average smartphone user and so we didnEUt compromise on what is important for our consumers,EU said Mackenzie. EUWe kept the microSD slot and increased capacity to 2 TB because you want your content with you, we made our HTC BoomSound experience even better by adding Dolby Audio to give you a...

Comments are closed.