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HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1985 reviews of HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the size and camera. The design and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are mixed reviews on the reliability and battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 140 user reviews of HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the design and price are generally positive. The camera and usability are also appreciated. Views about the size and reliability are mixed.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One M9 UK SIM-Free Smartphone - SilverHTC One M9 UK SIM-Free Smartphone - Silver

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 321 user reviews of HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the sound and usability. The portability and design are also appreciated, but many are negative about the reception and reliability.

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reliability, reception

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One M9 - US Warranty - Factory Unlocked 32GB (Gunmetal Grey)HTC One M9 - US Warranty - Factory Unlocked 32GB (Gunmetal Grey)

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of HTC One M9 / HTC M9 / HTC One Hima from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Comments about the design and price are on the whole positive. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably.

sound, performance, screen, price, design

90% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One M9 Unlocked Gunmetal GreyHTC One M9 Unlocked Gunmetal Grey

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

HTC One M9 review

 

A luxury design that forgets about the basics

Premium design ; Strong camera

Pricey ; Battery not good enough ; Too few improvements from M8

A great phone if you're upgrading from two years ago, but doesn't deliver enough changes to be worthy of a perfect score.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement

 

The HTC One M9 is, in every sense, an evolution of the flagship M8 smartphone that came before it. It offers a similar design, a similar feature set, similar specs and a similar user experience. The HTC One M9 is the third iteration of the HTC One,...

Build quality, BoomSound, great user interface, good front camera

Feels a little incremental, rear camera performance, in some areas there's no progression over the phone it replaces

The HTC One M9 is the third iteration of the HTC One, coming from strong stock: we loved the M7 and the M8, with both devices delivering premium build and a metal body that was unmatched. However, while the HTC One M9 offers plenty to love, it doesn't...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

HTC One M9 Ink hands-on: We've come a long way since the HTC Tattoo - Pocket-lint

 

HTC has teamed up with Jourdan Dunn to create a body art inspired, limited edition of the HTC One M9. Dunn is known as a fashion icon and supermodel -

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (t3.com)

HTC One M9 review

 

A stunning design with oodles of power inside – but has HTC forgotten about the basics again?

Sleek design ; Cool theme generator ; Improved sound

Battery isn’t great ; Camera rather average ; a little on the pricey side

Expert review by: Christopher Minasians (expertreviews.co.uk)

HTC One M9 review: A fast, well built phone, that's now more affordable

 

The HTC One M9 is fast and the Sense 7 UI is a big improvement, but it doesn't do enough to make it really stand out

It may not be quite as powerful as Samsung's top-end phones, but at least it's equally as attractive. However, the worry is that HTC hasn't improved the hardware enough to really compete, especially when the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge have had significant...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Evan Kypreos (trustedreviews.com)

HTC One M9

 

Taking up the mantle as HTC's flagship phone in 2015, the HTC One M9 has a lot to live up to.

Beautifully crafted and well-designed ; Speedy processor ; Sense Home works brilliantly ; Great front-facing camera ; Best speakers you can find on a phone

Aesthetic changes not an improvement ; Rear camera not as good as the competition ; Some software niggles

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

HTC One M9 review

 

Evolution in the air, as HTC opts not to mess with a successful formula

Sharp screen ; Well-judged colour balance ; Enthusiastic audio performance ; High-res audio support ; Fast and responsive ; Great, customisable user interface ; Nice build

Poor battery life ; Camera struggles against competitors ; Contrast could be better ; Sound needs more refinement

HTC pleases, but no longer leads the pack

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

HTC One M9 review

 

Updated with hands-on video: HTC has chosen the path of evolution for the next-gen One, but is that enough to make it the new pick of the Androids?

One of the classiest phones available ; Loads of power ; Very nice screen ; The best front camera around ; Rear camera takes great shots in the right circumstances ; Likeable, customisable UI

Battery life could be better ; Getting the best photos takes a bit of effort

It’s more evolution than revolution, but that still equates to the finest phone around - at least for now

May, 2015

Expert review by: Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 comparison review

 

Samsung and HTC both unveiled their new flagship smartphones for 2015 on the same day at MWC, but which is best? We compare the price, design, build, specs, hardware and software in our Samsung Galaxy S6 vs HTC One M9 comparison review to find out....

HTC has launched some of the prettiest Android phones, but Samsung has turned things around with its slender all metal and glass, Quad HD Samsung Galaxy S6. With a better screen and camera plus extras such as a fingerprint scanner, heart-rate monitor...

May, 2015

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Expert review by: Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

HTC One M9 review: A gorgeous Android phone for 2015

 

Announced at MWC 2015, the HTC One M9 is the Taiwanese firm's flagship smartphone for 2015. It was announced on the same day as the Samsung Galaxy S6 which is one of its main rivals - at least until LG and Sony unveil their new premium handsets.

The HTC One M9 is a genuinely desirable smartphone with the best design and build available in Android land, even with Samsung upping the ante. It's good to see the powerful Snapdragon 810 and more memory, however, some key hardware remains the same...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:2840
Standby time (2G):391 / 598
Standby time (3G):262 / 402
Talk time (2G):23 / 25.4
Talk time (3G):13 / 21.7

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call:Y / Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes

Camera

Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera type:Single camera
Geotagging:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):20
Rear camera resolution (numeric):20
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera: Yes
Self-timer:Y
Sensor Type:BSI
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video recording modes:1080p / 1080p, 2160p / 1080p, 720p / 1080p,2160p
Zoom capability:Y / Yes

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Gold / Gold, Silver / Grey / Silver
Curved Design: No
Fingerprint Reader:Y
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7 / 13.2 / 14.5
Display Resolution:1440 x 2560 / 1920 x 1080
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:3

Messaging

Chat:Y / Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM):Y / Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, AMR, EAC3, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, FLAC, M4A, MP3, OGG, WMA, WMV / AAC,AC3,AMR,EAC3,FLAC,M4A,MIDI,MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression formats:MP4
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, AVI, MKV, MP4, WMV / 3G2,3GP,AVI,MKV,MP4,WMV

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GLONASS:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):Y / Yes
GPS antenna: Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning:Y / Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:800,900,1900,2100 / 850,900,1900,2100
3G standards:UMTS
4G:Y / Yes
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:NanoSIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode:Y / Yes
Gyroscope: Yes
Microphone mute:Y / Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid
Support for contact groups:Y / Yes
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Charging connector: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Lightning connector: No
MHL version:2.0 / 3.0
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y / Yes
TV Out:N
TV-Out : No
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB A
USB port:No / Y / Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y / Yes
Coprocessor: Yes
Coprocessor cores:1.5 / 4
Coprocessor frequency:1.5
Processor Cores:4 / 8
Processor family:MEDIATEK / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:2 / 2.2
Processor Model:810 / MT6795

Software

Operating system installed:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC / microSDHC
Internal RAM:3 / 3072
Internal storage capacity:32
Maximum memory card size:128 / 2000
RAM capacity:3
USB mass storage:Y / Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription / Prepaid

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, YouTube / Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.97 / 69.7 / 9.61
Height :14.5 / 144.6 / 151 / 9.61
Weight:157 / 168
Width:14.5 / 144.6 / 6.97 / 69.7 / 72