Are you in love with HTC’s mobile design, but not in camera, is a new option on the way, according to upleaks.
HTC won many critics and mobile buyers’ hearts with its exclusive metal design of HTC One (M8). With the award-winning design follows, however, also a camera which some do not offer sufficient resolution. According to twitter-leakeren Upleaks is an alternate version of M8 on the way, probably at a lower price.
The model is called M8i, and One will be parts dimensions and weight with One (M8). The differences will only be tracking in Engineering magazine in which some of the components will get a boost, while others will belong to the upper middle class.
The processor will be instead a Snapdragon 615 octa-core at 1.7 * 4 GHz + 1.0 * 4 GHz, against a quad-core 2.3 GHz earlier on. Which will prove to provide best remains to be seen, but the previous M8’s graphics chip should ever have taken over for certain tasks such as 3D graphics and games.
RAM and storage space is not spared, and remain on the 2 GB and 16 GB respectively with micro-SD expansion. At the same time, the size of the container 5 inch screen and Full HD resolution. To the great screen continues to HTC’s Boom Sound stereo speakers.
The camera in One M8i the other hand, will get a boost, the solution grows from 4 megapixels in One (M8) to 13 megapixels, paired with an optional 2MP camera for HTC’s duo-camera effect. Front camera is still on selfie-approved 5 megapixels.
The software will be built on top of Android 5.0 Lollipop, but it gets the next Sense 7.0 adaptation there will be to find.
Upleaks is not going into detail on the price, but States that M8i will make debut in Europe and Asia. It will come in the same colors as One (M8), i.e. Silver, gunmetal grey and gold.
The official launch is expected to take place by this year’s MWC-fair in Barcelona on 1. March. HTC also is expected here to showcase the successor to their current flagship: HTC One M9.