Following the release of the plastic 5.5-inch One E9+, the company is back to teh Chinese market with the release of the metallic M9+. The bigger-screen variant of the One M9 flagship phone has a 5.2-inch 2K display with a resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, 3GB of RAM, a MediaTek MT6795T octa-core 2.2GHz mobile processor, a fingerprint scanner built into a home button on the front, the new-and-improved Duo Camera and support for up to 2TB of micro-SD external storage. The M9+ also comes with a 2,840 mAh integrated battery, the BoomSound front-facing stereo speakers and support for its very own Dot View case.
Another new handset also announced by HTC is the less expensive E9 Plus, which sports a 5.5-inch 2K display, a MediaTek MT6795 octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a 20-megapixel main camera.
The M9 Plus and E9 Plus both run on "China Sense" software, designed especially for the China market.
HTC doesn't plan on bringing the M9+ to North America nor Europe.