HTC’s flagship smartphone, One M8 that was launched earlier this year is definitely one of the premium Android devices available in the market. But, as the competition is getting fiercer with numerous other offerings including the iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy Note 4 respectively, HTC is forced to come up with a better device.
Well, HTC will host an event on October 8 in US wherein the vendor is speculated to launch a selfie focused smartphone with a front-facing 13 MP camera with dual LED flash. The tech media is abuzz with details regarding this upcoming device, but these are mere speculations and nothing is confirmed until now.
Moreover, HTC USA has tweeted confirming the arrival of a new smartphone at the October 8 unveiling. The tweet shows a photo alongside a caption that reads, “Don’t adjust your screen. Just focus on the date.” This hints that there is something related to a camera–centric device. Apart from a smartphone, HTC is also claimed to come up with a rugged action camera at tomorrow’s event, while the Nexus 9 tablet also could not be denied.
Here we come up with five things that we can expect from the event slated to happen tomorrow.
HTC One M8 Eye
Rumors claim that HTC will surely unveil a new variant of its flagship HTC One M8 smartphone that is speculated to flaunt a 13 MP rear facing camera rather than a UltraPixel sensor. The other aspects of this alleged handset are 5.2-inch FHD 1080p display and a quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor besides the latest Android L operating system.
HTC Desire Eye
Besides the One M8 Eye, the Taiwanese based tech giant is also claimed to be reportedly working on a new camera centric smartphone dubbed the Desire Eye. Both Desire Eye and One M8 Eye are speculated to sport dual 13 MP front and rear cameras. Going by the latest speculations, both these smartphone will go official in India soon as they have been spotted on import data revealing their alleged pricing of Rs 21,500 for the 5.2 inch dua SIM HTC Desire Eye and a premium price tag of Rs 27,035 for the 5-inch single SIM One M8 Eye respectively.
Rugged Smartphone Camera Accessory
The vendor is claimed to launch a new camera accessory for its smartphones at the upcoming event. It is speculated that this accessory would be imilar to Sony’s QX range of smartphone lenses. Also, the upcoming smartphone camera accessory would feature a waterproof and rugged build and a 16 MP sensor with wide angle lens and Bluetooth connectivity.
HTC could also launch a standalone action camera and a company video tips a GoPro-rival device with a water proof build.
The other big announcement from HTC is rumored to be the 8.9 inch Nexus 9 tablet based on Android L update. It is claimed to feature 2K resolution display and employ a Nvidia Tegra K1 Denver processor along with 16 GB and 32 GB of native storage capacities with micro SD card support. The other aspects include 8 MP rear camera and a 3 MP front-facing shooter along with 4G LTE connectivity.
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