The HTC One M9+ and the HTC One E9+ are now available for purchase in the U.S. through Amazon. Both handsets were first unveiled in the early spring in China. Though Amazon has started selling both of them, the Taiwanese firm has officially announced that these smartphones will not be released in the U.S.
HTC One M9+
On Amazon, the HTC One M9+ comes with a metal unibody and carries a price tag of $799 unlocked. It is available in color variants like gunmetal gray and silver gold. It is the larger version of the HTC One M9 flagship released in March this year.
The HTC One M9+ is fitted with a 5.2-inch Super LCD3 display that supports Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It is powered by MediaTek MT6795T chipset supported by 3 GB of RAM.
It comes pre-loaded with Android 5.0.2 Lollipop overlaid with HTC Sense 7.0 UI. The device is equipped with a fingerprint sensor.
The internal storage of the device is 32 GB, and in addition to its built-in external storage, a microSD card of up to 128 GB capacity can be added. The rear is fitted with two cameras, one with 20 megapixels and the second with 2.1 megapixels. The front is equipped with an UltraPixel technology-powered 4-megapixel camera.
The device does not support U.S. LTE networks. However, users have access to 3G connectivity on the device through AT&T and T-Mobile. It does not support 3G connections on the Verizon and Sprint networks. It is packed with a 2,840 mAh battery.
HTC One E9+
The HTC One E9+ is even bigger than the One M9+. The exterior of the device is made of plastic, and it is priced at $499. It is available in two color variants on Amazon, gray and rose white. The listing on Amazon suggests an international warranty is not available for the device.
It is a dual-SIM handset that comes with a Super LCD3 display of 5.5 inches. It supports a Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels. It is powered with MediaTek MT6795M chip supported by 3 GB of RAM.
The internal and external storage support of the device is the same as that of HTC One M9+. The Android 5.0 Lollipop comes pre-installed on the device along with HTC Sense 7.0 UI. It houses a 20-megapixel camera on its rear. The details on the front camera are unavailable. Like the One M9+, 4G LTE in the U.S. is unsupported. The device is packed with a 2,800 mAh capacity.