HTC's MWC 2015 press conference | CNET

HTC's MWC 2015 press conference

HTC is expected to unveil the latest version of its flagship smartphone -- and possibly more.

  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:10:56 PM
    Another video introducing the M9.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:11:13 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:11:18 PM
    Thumping music, sweeping camera shot closeups of the phone.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:11:38 PM
    We're getting applause from the crowd.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:11:39 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:11:52 PM
    Chou: This is M9 -- holding up the phone.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:12:07 PM
    Chou: This is our third generation of our iconic design.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:12:32 PM
    Chou: People say M8 the most beautiful smartphone on the market, but we wanted to strive higher.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:12:35 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:12:46 PM
    Chou: Created a polished silver and gold finished that hasn't been seen before.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:13:04 PM
    Chou: First time in industry created two tones on single metal body design.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:13:13 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:13:16 PM
    Chou: We don't want to compromise to give you the premium.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:13:31 PM
    Drew Bamford, Creative Labs VP, takes the stage.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:13:41 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:13:51 PM
    Bamford: Elegant unibody, combines some features of M7 and M8.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:14:12 PM
    Bamford: Machined phone from a solid block of aluminum.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:14:13 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:14:22 PM
    Bamford: Inside is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:14:29 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:14:38 PM
    The 810 is Qualcomm's newest high-end processor.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:14:43 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:14:50 PM
    That new processor could give the new phone a little more computing power. The 810 is also used in the LG G Flex 2 and Xiaomi’s new Mi Note Pro phablet.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:15:11 PM
    Bamford: 20 megapixel camera on the back.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:15:19 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:15:29 PM
    Bamford: You'll think it was shot with an SLR.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:16:03 PM
    Bamford: HTC One gallery brings together photos in Facebook, Google, etc. all in one place.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:16:10 PM
    Previous One phones used 4-Ultrapixel cameras -- these apparently used larger pixels which let in more light. Looking forward to seeing how a regular megapixel camera compares.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:16:19 PM
    Bamford: Also new and improved photo editor. Can do double exposure.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:16:37 PM
    Bamford: Super wide angle lens for front camera for great selfies.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:16:38 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:16:51 PM
    Bamford: Best camera for selfies and video calls on the go.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:17:17 PM

    Meow!

  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:17:28 PM
    Bamford: Said Sense 7 -- HTC's Android skin -- will personalize the phone to you.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:17:38 PM
    Bamford: Can set personal sense of style.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:18:01 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:18:01 PM
    Bamford: You can create special themes for the phone and share them with social media.
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:18:14 PM
    Bamford: Sense can recommend restaurants in new neighborhoods.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:18:16 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:18:46 PM
    Bamford: First-class audio experience with its "BoomSound."
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:19:05 PM

    By putting the speakers on the front, the sound is directed towards you -- no more muffling when you lay your phone down flat.

  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:19:38 PM
    Bamford: Can listen to music and videos with a quick swipe to TV.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:19:39 PM
  • Ben Fox Rubin 3/1/2015 3:20:04 PM
    Bamford now discussing HTC's special cases.
  • Andrew Hoyle 3/1/2015 3:20:08 PM
Powered by ScribbleLive Content Marketing Software Platform

This week on CNET News

See all