HTC One M9 is a handset that packs in some very useful applications at a price that is slightly higher than a usual mid range smartphone. In other words, the phone is a bit pricey but offers you with a list of decent specifications. With this gadget, you get extremely powerful processor, 3GB RAM along with 32GB ROM, good battery backup, Fast battery charging, and high performing camera innards. Also, seamless phone performance, excellent audio quality through stereo speakers, and multiple color options including Amber Gold, Gunmetal Gray, Pink, Silver/Rose Gold, and Gold Pink come with the device as a complimentary treat. What's more, this gadget looks extremely stunning and stylish that every gadget lover would wish to flaunt. Aside from this, the handset comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the screen to save it from general dents and dings and scratches.
HTC One M9 – A Piece of Beauty
HTC has put a lot of efforts into its design and tried to make HTC One M9 a piece of beauty. Its Gunmetal Grey rear is beautifully complemented with two contrast metallic rims which look so elegant in hands. With comfortable edges, curvy corners and a pocktable size at 144.6 X 69.7 X 9.6 mm, this smartphone is easy to hold and easy to carry. Topped with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, this handset also touts a nice button placement all over its lineament. You will find a volume rocker and a power button on its right edge. A MicroSD card slot also sits nicely on the right side of the gadget. In terms of outer appearance, the phone goes shoulder-to-shoulder with Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge. Further, what's more eye catchy on its sightly design is two-tone finish which looks superb. And while, at 157grams, it is slightly heavy than HTC Desire, this device is sure to fascinate many in Saudi Arabia and the globe.
Moderate Screen Performance
Also, just like Nokia 3, this handset also boasts of a 5.0-Inches screen which packs 1080 X 1920 pixels at 441 ppi density. The ratio of screen resolution and the screen size is befitting for clear, sharp images. Also, this Super LCD display shows a huge performance improvement from its predecessors. What's more, the gap between glass covering and the screen is low; leading to the great response felt under the fingers. Simply put, the screen is ultra responsive to touch. It delivers sharp and vivid colors and great viewing angles. Compared to Super AMOLED screens on many Samsung devices, the display on the M9 impresses you with its moderate performance. Given that the handset is meant for mid range buyers who prefer usefulness of the handset over its multimedia capabilities, the screen specification of M9 seems perfect.
Incredibly Sensitive UI Making Device Easy to Use
This handset gives you buttery smooth performance at every front. Behind this works ultrasensitive User Interface – the HTC Sense UI 7.0, which together with Android Lollipop 5.0, gives a performance boost to the device. This UI is better than Samsung's TouchWiz and Apple's iOS. It includes many interesting functions to make your day-to-day life even more easier. Few to name are Google Now on Tap, BlinkFeed, Sense Home, Keyboard, and a bunch of different gestures. It also links seamlessly your phone contacts with social networking sites to make the device really useful for those avid social media users in Dubai and the world.
Faster Performance & Huge Battery – All in One Place
Talking about hardware performance on the HTC One M9, it is pointlessly powerful. Having packed a Snapdragon 810 from Qualcomm MSM8994 chipset along with Octa-core Cortex-A57 and Adreno 430, this device goes toe-to-toe with handset. Even, its performance is better than and LG G4. Gaming performance is at par and you will be glad to notice that you can do multiple things simultaneously on your handset without feeling any lag. What's more interesting, despite flaunting a metal unibody, the M9 quickly picks up great signals to deliver excellent call quality to callers. You can also feel this impressive audio quality while listening to music on the handset.
The battery life on the mobile phone is not fairly impressive. However, being a 2840mAh power unit, this battery can last you a full day, gaming and other power consuming applications on the phone cause it to drain comparatively faster than and HTC One M8. It is also less efficient than that of LG G Flex 2. However, this battery is integrated with Google's Doze feature which helps minimize the power usage while phone is kept idle or in sleep mode. What's more, this power unit comes supported with QuickCharge 2.0, hence, gets 60% charged in just 30 minutes.
Impressive 20MP Main Camera Capturing the Life's Moments
The HTC One M9 has brought to you a 20 MP main camera which gives you an impressive performance in most conditions including changeable conditions, low lights, and bright scenes. It comes equipped with essential camera apps that you have come to get used to on most camera mobile phones. Interesting to note that almost the same camera specification is found on the mobile phone. This phone can also record 4K videos along with full HD video footage just like the M9. Further, the M9 clicks clear pictures with good color tone. Also, by using its amber dual tone LED flash, the phone tries hard to boost the exposure of the images to compensate its poor low light performance. However, the shutter speed, HDR, and autofocus functionality on the camera are time taking. Also, they result into muddy pictures that lack details. However, day light camera performance is brilliant and you end up taking sharp, good quality pictures.
On the other hand, 4MP front-facing camera uses UltraPixel Sensor which makes it superior than the secondary cameras found on competing phones like and Nokia Lumia 920. This camera comes clad with many interesting modes and an ability to capture 1080p resolution videos. Also, it includes Zoe ability to mix short videos with pictures for a dramatic effect. Its Prism and Stripe Effects features are equally notable which allow you to remix images. If you have got fascinated with the camera functionality on M9 and want to take it home, just access an e-shop in Dubai and fix the deal.
Some Features on the HTC One M9
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|Network||Technology||GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE|
|2g||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3g||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA, Verizon|
|4g||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - EMEA|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/21.1 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Status||Available. Released 2015, March|
|Body||Dimensions||144.6 x 69.7 x 9.6 mm (5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 in)|
|Weight||157 g (5.54 oz)|
|Display||Type||Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||5.0 inches (~68.4% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density)|
|Platform||Os||Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop), upgradable to v7.0 (Nougat)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810|
|Cpu||Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A57)|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|Camera||Primary||20 MP, f/2.2, 28mm, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR, stereo sound rec.,|
|Secondary||4 MP, f/2.0, 27mm, 1/3|
|Sound||Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, with stereo speakers|
|Comms||Wlan||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v4.1, A2DP, aptX|
|Gps||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Radio||Stereo FM radio, RDS|
|Usb||microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3.0 TV-out), USB Host|
|Features||Sensors||Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email|
|Battery||Removable||Non-removable Li-Po 2840 mAh battery|
|Stand by||Up to 391 h (2G) / Up to 402 h (3G)|
|Talk time||Up to 25 h 20 min (2G) / Up to 21 h 50 min (3G)|
|Misc||Color||Gunmetal Gray, Amber Gold, Silver/Rose gold, Gold/Pink, Pink|