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HTC M7 specs, release date, rumors and speculations

Rumors about HTC M7 started to build up earlier this month so it is not the first time we’ve heard about this device. Sources say the Taiwanese manufacturer has already started working for its flagship in 2013. Others say HTC might even be the first manufacturer to use Nvidia Tegra 4 chipset. If these rumors were true, then the flagship phone would be the perfect device to sport such a powerful processor.

HTC M7

Most recent rumors, however, suggest HTC M7 will be packed with a Qualcomm SOC with quad-core processor. For now, there are conflicting speculations on what comes packed with this device or if M7 really exists. Now, here are some of the rumors and speculations we’ve heard about it.

HTC M7 Specs and Release Date

Display. While other manufacturers are trying to build larger smartphones, rumors have that HTC is most likely to retain the size of the screen of HTC One X, 4.7 inches. This year’s flagship sports an IPS LCD2 touchscreen, next year’s is said to come with SoLux display panel and feature a Full HD 1080p resolution.

Hardware. Again, HTC M7 is believed to come with a Qualcomm chipset feature quad-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz contrary to previous rumors about Tegra 4. Considering the trend that smartphone makers are giving their devices more memories, M7 will also come with 2GB RAM and at least, 32GB internal memory with a microSD card slot for expansion.

Camera. One X has 8MP camera, M7 is expected to come with 13 megapixels with more advanced autofocus feature among others. With a sensor like that, recording 1080p videos is a breeze. Of course, it can attract photographers and enthusiasts.

Connectivity. Aside from standard connectivity features, HTC M7 will support 4G LTE making it not just powerful but also fast in terms of data transfer as expected of new smartphones. HTC Sense UI may also be packed with among other software upgrades.

Battery. A 2300mAh battery will be given to M7; that’s way bigger than One X’s 1800mAh pack. With it, the device can last, at least, 12 hours of straight talk time over 3G.

Release Date. As per reports, HTC is planning to make an official revelation of M7 and its specs in February during the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. There must some truth behind this rumor considering the company also revealed its flagship at MWC this year.

HTC M7 will take on rumored Samsung Galaxy S IV and Apple iPhone 5S. It is difficult to speculate on the device’s price for now but we can expect it to be a little higher than the price of One X.

[source: Unwired View]

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