According to Taiwan media reports, HTC will launch a higher specification flagship model codenamed HTC M7 in first quarter of next year, the main competitor is directed at the Samsung GALAXY SIV which will also be launched in the first quarter of next year. HTC aspects have not responded to the message, but based on the analysis, the authenticity of the HTC M7′s can be high, because in accordance with the Taiwan media reports, HTC has asked the upstream components and chassis supplier to reserve 4- 5 million number HTC M7 components to prepare for production need in the first quarter of next year.
It is worth mentioning that there are Hong Kong media saying HTC M7 is expected to put on the market in the next year’s Chinese New Year. Therefore, if this rumor turns true, then we may be able to usher in the official release of the HTC M7 in CES2013 in early January next year.
As HTC have HTC Butterfly flagship model advented, it’s natualy concerned what configurations of the HTC M7 will be enhanced. Seen from the currently available information, the HTC M7 touch screen will continue the 5-inch configuration, although there is no information about the resolution, it’s guessed that it should be Full HD Spec. In addition, the phone together with the HTC Butterfly and HTC Droid DNA models will use the Qualcomm S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core processor.
As the part of the hardware upgrade, HTC M7 will raise the built-in camera up to 13 million pixels, and will join a large aperture, wide-angle lens and high-speed continuous shooting functions. And in addition to continue using the one piece aluminum body design, this phone will be equipped with Android 4.2 system, and it’s expected to add a new version of the touch interface.
In addition, there are media reports that HTC will launch three to four new mobile phones at the beginning of next year, among which at least two will be flagship models, except the rumored HTC M7, HTC will also introduce smartphones with built-in NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor, which will become the world’s first model loaded with Tegra 4 processor.