HTC One M9 to launch in Taiwan on March 16 – coming to other markets soon after

According to report from Chinese-speaking ePrice, the HTC One M9 will be launched on the 16th of March in Taiwan. HTC announced this in a press event in its home country. The Taiwanese phone maker also announced that their new flagship will be available in other markets around the world shortly after its release in Taiwan.

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Aside from confirming when HTC is planning to release the HTC One M9 globally, HTC also confirmed that the newly unveiled smartphone will be available in a 64 GB  version aside from the 32 GB version. It is asking 21,900 TWD (around £470) for the 32 GB variant, and 23,900 TWD (around £512) for the 64 GB variant.

The 32 GB version of the HTC One M9 is available for pre-order from HTC UK, with a release date expected on the 31st of March. HTC UK is asking for £579.99 for both the Gunmetal Gray and the Gold on Silver colour options. It is yet to be determined if the 64 GB variant will be available in the UK.

Other specs include a a 5-inch 1080p screen, a 20-megapixel rear-facing camera made by Toshiba, a 4-megapixel Ultrapixel front-facing camera, front-facing BoomSound speakers developed by Dolby Audio, a microSD card slot (as much as 128 GB), Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor under the hood with four cores clocked at 2 GHz and four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, 3 GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 2,840 mAh battery. It will run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) with HTC’s Sense 7.0 UI slapped on top.

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