HTC One E9 gets certified by TENAA for Chinese release

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Due to its certification by TENAA, we know what HTC has coming to consumers in China. The HTC One E9, seen above, will be released in China with a plastic design while maintaining high-end specifications. TENAA, which is the equivalent to the United States’ FCC, included specifications with its certification. It revealed: 156.5×76.5×7.54mm measurements, a 5.5-inch display, and a 2800mAh battery. Allegedly, the display has 2560×1440 resolution and the processor inside is MediaTek’s MT6795.

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Chinese launch of unspecified HTC device hinted by press invite

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Invites being sent out to press members for an event hosted by HTC in China point to a launch of an unspecified device. The company is utilizing metal plates with March 11-17 along with Chinese lettering and that, of course, has sparked speculation. It is expected that HTC launches either the One M9 Plus or One E9, maybe both, in China by the end of next week.


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New marketing officer for HTC opens with shots directed at Samsung

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With new smartphones and new smartwatches hitting the market over the past couple weeks, one new person in the mix is Idris Mootee who is taking over as HTC’s chief marketing officer. HTC has has their share of trials in recent years to develop a coherent, effective marketing campaign for their smartphones which frequently rate high with reviewers, but struggle to attract buyers. With a big job ahead to turn things for HTC, Mootee took time this week to snipe at Samsung, a company he says “doesn’t stand for anything except for profit.”


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HTC has a plan to get you to purchase a One M9 over the iPhone

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It looks like HTC has a plan to tackle the high-end smartphone market. As we all know, HTC has been working hard at building a gorgeous phone over the last few years and with general success at doing so. Even so, HTC hasn’t been able to chip into the Apple/Samsung dominated smartphone market and as such HTC must show how the One M9 differentiates itself from both Android phones and the iPhone 6. Well, HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie seems to to know this and has hinted that HTC has a plan in place to do so.


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Get your HTC One M9 fix with two new videos

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With all the excitement the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge seems to have brought, some people may have forgotten that HTC has unleashed its third generation HTC One on the world. While some feel the M9 is less than worthy of a generational upgrade (those same folks said the same thing about the S3 going to the S4), the phone took what users didn’t like about the M8 and refined it to make it better.

That said, we’re still waiting on the release of the phone, but in the mean time, we have Iron Man aka Robert Downey Jr. narrating a video about the new M9 and another video that’s “out of this world.” We have them for you after the break. Enjoy!


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