The latest info on the upcoming flagship release from HTC looks to be coming with an unfamiliar name. Rumored to be called the HTC One M9 Hima, the new flagship is expected to be a premiere release with premium specs. Some may recognize the Hima as an extension of the M8 concept, and based on what we have seen this would seem to be true.
The HTC One M9 has been rumored since the M8 released, and over the course of the past few months we have been covering every detail on the presumed M9. With all the HTC One M9 Hima rumors that we have seen on the specs, features, release date, and price, it would seem that consumers will be delighted to see the more on the new concept.
HTC One M9 Hima Rumors
The focal point of the HTC One M9 Hima rumors is the direction that HTC is intending. The new concept looks to bring in a whole new consumer base who are looking for a high quality Android smartphone with high quality specs, but with a smaller price tag.
The Hima looks to be doing this as the specs will be comparable with other 2015 premium Android smartphones including the LG G4, Samsung Galaxy S6, and
HTC One M9 Hima Specs
Some of the latest rumors on the HTC One M9 Hima specs are below:
- Snapdragon Qualcomm quad-core 805 processor at 2.5 ghz
- 13 – 15 MP rear camera with DUO camera element
- 5 MP rear camera
- 3200 mAh battery
- Aluminum and titanium surround
- 3 GB RAM
- 2” Ultra HD 2K display
HTC One M9 Hima Features
Some of the latest rumors on the HTC One M9 Hima features are below:
- Fingerprint scanner
- 16, 32, and 64 MB internal memory
- DUO camera element, auto focus, auto zoom
- Three launch color options – grey, gold, and silver
- Shockproof, dustproof, and waterproof design
HTC One M9 Hima Release Date
The HTC One M9 Hima release date looks pretty clear, and consistent with the previous M8 release. Expecting to be launched in South Korea in March, the M9 Hima will make its way to other markets worldwide by the end of April. Those of us here in the US should get our first hands-on by the end of March which should be the same for the US and most of Europe.
HTC One M9 Hima Price
Consumers will be happy to know that the HTC One M9 Hima price will be quite competitive with other 2015 Android flagships. The latest rumors on the price of the Hima has it starting at just under $800 her in the US. The 16 MB version full-purchase price is expected to cost $799 with increases in price with differing memory options.
Consumers looking for a contract price should be ok all of the top US cell carriers should feature the release including US Cellular, Verizon, Sprint, AT&T, and TMobile. Contract pricing is expected to be $299 on launch day with many carriers offering no money down payment options.