A brand new batch of rumors associated to the HTC One reportedly reveals a number of the firm’s plans for the subsequent months and subsequent yr, with quite a lot of One fashions reportedly within the works.
Let’s take a look at them chronologically, not less than in keeping with pocket lint Realized from sources accustomed to HTC’s plans.
HTC One refreshed in 2013
Apparently HTC could also be contemplating launching a refreshed HTC One mannequin later this yr, a tool that will pack completely different inside parts than the present mannequin.
One attainable change is to maneuver to a Snapdragon 800 processor as a substitute of the Snapdragon 600 that’s at present powering the HTC One, however nothing has been confirmed right now.
Since we’re already approaching mid-July, it will likely be fascinating to see when such a mannequin will likely be launched if the rumor is true.
If this all sounds too acquainted, that is as a result of HTC launched the HTC One X+ (October 2012) final yr, a number of months after the HTC One X (April 2012).
Let’s additionally not neglect that HTC has a One Max within the works (often known as the T6) which ought to tackle the already launched Sony Xperia Z Extremely and upcoming Galaxy Word 3 fashions. And naturally, the One Mini can be coming to tackle all the opposite Minis from the competitors.
HTC Droid DNA or Verizon’s Butterfly (left) and HTC One X+ (proper)
Coming into the One household, future Butterfly fashions could also be offered because the plastic HTC One. Nothing is official for the time being although, so do not get too excited concerning the low cost future HTC One flagship handset.
HTC M8 Coming in 2014
Talking concerning the flagships, HTC M8 goes to be the successor of HTC One as per the identical sources.
Since M7 was the interior codename for the HTC One, it is smart to listen to concerning the M8 for subsequent yr. Apparently the corporate is already “in discussions concerning the HTC M8, though it’s utilizing a distinct codename for the gadget with exterior contacts,” more than likely to maintain leaks down.
Whereas the M8 is smart as an inside product identify, it can definitely be fascinating to see what the enterprise identify of the product will likely be. The HTC One 2 sounds lots loopy, and the HTC One S is already a distinct product. It makes quite a lot of sense to see the corporate hold a generic HTC One identify — like Apple is doing with its iPad fashions — fairly than use any quantity.
For numbers, naming its prime household One May not be the perfect choice taken by the corporate, even when the identify is a brilliant selection on the similar time.
What issues right here is that HTC is working exhausting to have a robust handset household, able to taking over the Galaxy model and everybody else within the course of. We’ll simply have to attend and see if any of those new rumours are confirmed.