HTC unleashed its latest smartphone in its flagship series of One M9 which will be called as HTC One M9s. But this gadget looks apart from the previous set of handsets in its design. The new device has got an additional sapphire glass covering for its rear camera along with certain alterations under the hood when compared to previous gadgets in this series. This can be considered as a different version of One M9e, which was released to Chinese markets in the previous month.
Design and Display
The new handset comes with a dimension of 144.6*69.7*9.61mm with a weight of 158 grams. The handset case is made with molded metal body with dual colour designing. This cover comes mirror polishing with hair textures. Apart from this, the gadget is extra protected with rigid sapphire glass which also adds beauty to its designing. The display measures to be 5.5 inches edge to edge with a screen resolution of 1920*1080pixels.
Processor, Memory and Storage
This One M9s is powered by Eight Core MediaTek Helio X10 chipset loaded with 64-bit. The processor performs at a processing speed of 2.2GHz and supports graphics with the help of PowerVR G6200 GPU that is integrated with the processor. The processor is also loaded with a RAM of 2GB. HTC One M9s performs the functions with the help of Android OS of v5.1 Lollipop. This OS is backed with HTC’s own User Interface named HTC Sense UI. The device also possesses an internal storage capacity of 16GB. This can be expanded upto 2TB with the help of an external microSD memory card.
Camera and Battery
The main camera has got a lens of capacity of 13MP supported by Dual-tone LED flash. This 27.8 mm lens is also featured by f/2.2 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization and records video at 4K resolution.This main snapper is loaded with HTC Eye feature which will help you to capture quality images. The front cam is loaded with Ultrapixelwith an aperture of f/2.0. The 26.8mm lens is capable of recording video at 1080 pixels resolution. This Ultrapixel feature helps the user to capture images even at very low light and low light environments. The battery has got a capacity of 2840mAh which will be enough to keep the handset live for the day long.
Sound and Other Unique Features
HTC One M9s is loaded with high-end front speakers which can deliver clear audio effect. The latest HTC Boom Sound along with Dolby Audio delivers a new level of surrounding sound system for the user. Another impressive feature is the HTC Sense, which is a custom oriented mechanism, which automatically analyses the location and position and make changes on your home screen.HTC Dot View, which is an optional feature, helps you to respond to a call without opening the sleeve. Just like this it will deliver timely notifications to you which will prevent you opening the sleeve each time to look onto the notifications. The connectivity in this handset is possible with of 4G LTEnano SIM, WiFi connectivity with the help of 802.11 ac band, Bluetooth of v4.1 and GPS with GLONASS.
Availability and Pricing
HTC One M9s is tagged with a price of $394 which will be NT$12900. This handset will make its way initially in Taiwanese HTC stores by 20th November. This can be purchased from certain other online stores also but within Taiwan. The One M9s will be available in various colour variants like Gunmetal Grey, Gold and Silver.