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HTC One M9+ arriving in late March-early April says @upleaks
Remember the HTC Hima Ultra rumors that popped up in the run-up to the official launch of the One M9? Well, @upleaks has just revived the rumor, stating that the handset will be heading to market under the HTCOne M9+ name tag.
As well as the new name, the leak also says that the M9+ will be made available in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The handset will allegedly make an appearance towards the end of Q1 or possibly in early Q2 this year.
Confirmed：Hima_Ultra will be going to the market as HTCOne M9+(not Plus), and I was wrong it will be available in EMEA too…— @upleaks (@upleaks) March 18, 2015
Although hardware specifications are being kept under wraps, @upleaks suggests that the One M9+ won’t be using the same Snapdragon 810 processing package as the standard One M9. Instead, the handset is said to come equipped with a MediaTek SoC, possibly the company’s flagship MT6795. The MT6795 is a 64-bit octa-core processor, featuring a similar 4x Cortex-A57 + 4xA53 CPU design as the Snapdragon 810, but packing a PowerVR G6200 GPU.
Rumors have previously suggested that the Hima Ultra, or One M9+, will also feature a larger 5.5-inch display, possibly with a QHD (2560×1440) pixel resolution, which would make sense based on the name.
Do you like the sound of the HTCOne M9+?