The US residents and HTC fans have a chance to win the latest flagship smartphone from the vendor. Well, the Taiwanese firm is running a contest that will go till March 24, 2015.
It is a norm for all the contests held in the US to mention the value of the product that will be given away to winners to estimate the tax that might incur. Similarly, HTC has mentioned that the monetary value of the One M9 that will be given away as $599.
It has to be noted that the retail value that is revealed by HTC is not the official pricing announcement of the One M9 in the US market. There are chances for the handset to be priced around $599. Anyways, we will get to know the official pricing once HTC releases the smartphone in the market.
Notably, the HTC contest is listed on the official HTC US website and it just asks a few details of the contests. There are five One M9 units for the give away. If you are interested in the One M9, do check out this link.
To refresh on its specifications, the One M9 boasts of a 5 inch Super LCD 3 display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It runs on the Snapdragon 810 chipset ticking at 2 GHz with 64 bit support and is paired with Adreno 430 GPU and 3 GB of RAM.
There is 32 GB of inbuilt storage space in the One M9 that can be further enhanced by another 128 GB. A 20 MP rear sensor occupies the back of the smartphone. This snapper can capture 4K videos and there is a new photo editing tool as well.
Other aspects of the HTC One M9 include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, GLONASS, infrared, micro USB 2.0 and NFC. There is VoLTE support with carrier aggregation and LTE Category 6 speeds. A 2,840 mAh battery powers the smartphone from within.
On the software front, the device comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop topped with Sense 7 UI. The Sense 7 provides support to create your own themes, a Sense home widget, improved BlinkFeed and other new features.