2K screens are passé: Latest HTC phone to have MT6795 SoC, 2660x1440p display


Just about a year back, the first 2K aka QHD aka 1440p (2560 x 1440p) screens started shipping on phones such as the Vivo Xplay 3S, and later, the OPPO Find 7 and LG G3.

Earlier today, an HTC phone — the HTC E9 — showed up at the Chinese equivalent of the FCC, i.e., TENAA. According to the listing, the phone will have a 5.5-inch display with a massive 2660 x 1440 pixel display, along with an unspecified octa-core processor with a clock of 2GHz… which we presume will be the MediaTek MT6795 which we’ve been eagerly waiting for.

Other than that, the phone will have 3GB of RAM and 32GB of on-board storage, along with an SD card slot that can work with up to 128GB of microSD. From the model number — E9 — it is clear that the phone will be succeeding the HTC E8, but unlike the E8, the E9 doesn’t seem to share specifications with the current gen M-series flagship, the M9.

Lastly, the phone will run Android 5.0 Lollipop and weigh 150 grams. A Gold variant will be offered along with White and Black ones, so the E9 will have pretty much every taste covered with the color variants.

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