Originally announced last month, the HTC One M9+ is available as a phablet variant of the company’s One M9 flagship. There is a 5.2-inch Super LCD3 display with 2,560 x 2,440 (QHD) resolution and the company has provided a MediaTek MT6795T chipset which is powering the smartphone using its 2.2GHz octa-core CPU, PowerVR G6200 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
The HTC One M9+ has a Duo Camera setup that debuted on the last year launched HTC One M8 along with dual-LED flash support and an Ultrapixel camera sensor is available on the front. Besides, it packs a non-removable 2,840mAh battery and sports a fingerprint sensor under the physical home button.
The HTC One E9+ has the same QHD resolution display that also available on the One M9+, but there is 5.5-inch display size to offer phablet-like experinece. Similarly, there is a MediaTek MT6795 chipset along with a 2GHz octa-core CPU, PowerVR G6200 GPU and 3GB of RAM.
HTC has provided a 20-megapixel rear camera sensor on the One E9+ along with optical image stabilisation (OIS) technology and an LED flash, while an Ultrapixel camera sensor is available on the front. Furthermore, there is a non-removable 2,800mAh battery and BoomSound technology.
Both the new HTC smartphones have 32GB expandable storage and offer high-end connectivity using built-in Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS and a microUSB port with USB OTG. The One M9+ additionally has an Infrared (IR) blaster to let users control their appliances such as TVs, DVD players and set-top boxes remotely through their smartphones.
The HTC One M9+ and One E9+ both run on Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system out of the box with HTC Sense UI 7.0 on top. Lastly, there is 4G LTE support to enable users with 4G LTE in India.
HTC will start selling the One M9+ smartphone in India by early May, while the One E9+ would be available sometime by the end of May.
Moreover, HTC has launched the HTC Advantage program in the country that offer one-year free insurance along with free pickup and shopping discount on each purchase of the new One M9+ and One E9+.
The Taiwanese company has not yet revealed any of its plans for launching the HTC One M9 flagship in India that was globally unveiled in March. But the smartphone could be a strong competitor against other flagship smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple iPhone 6 in the Indian market.