HTC is set to unveil this year's flagship — likely to be called the HTC One M9 — on March 1 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. According to Bloomberg, the device will feature impressive hardware, and will not be the only new product HTC showcases at MWC, as the Taiwanese vendor is alleged to also unveil its first smartwatch.
Citing an unnamed source, Bloomberg states that the device is codenamed M9, and that it contains a 20 MP camera at the back along with an UltraPixel camera at the front. The M9 is said to resemble the One M8 in terms of size and design, with HTC mulling gold, gray and silver color variants.
The upcoming M9 is reportedly powered by an eight-core Snapdragon 810 CPU, and will feature Dolby's 5.1 audio technology along with HTC's Sense 7 user interface. There's no reference to the exact screen size, but earlier leaks have suggested that the device will retain a 5-inch full-HD display. We're not sure if HTC would stick with the 5-inch form factor, but that is at least what most of you said would be the ideal size for the upcoming M9.
HTC announced a deal with Under Armour earlier this month which sees the vendor providing the athletic brand's UA Record utilities on its devices, and it looks like that partnership will move to the smartwatch as well. Bloomberg states that HTC's first smartwatch will integrate Under Armour's technology.
Not much else is known about the specs of the smartwatch other than the fact that it is the latest effort by HTC to move beyond the smartphone segment. We'll know more in the days leading up to the event. For now, what do you guys think of the reported specs of the One M9?