HTC had launched one more variant of the One M9 called as ‘HTC One M9e.’ Earlier to this the company had launched the One M9, One M9+, One M9+ Supreme Camera Edition. The One M9+ Supreme Camera Edition sports same design and specifications as One M9+, but additionally includes the Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). In the same way, the HTC One M9e looks same as the One M9 while the specifications are downgraded that makes it a mid-range device.
The device comes with the same 5-inch Full HD display that was seen on the One M9. Instead of the Snapdragon 810, the One M9e is powered by the Helio X10 octa-core processor along with 2GB of RAM. It has 16GB of internal storage and can be expandable upto 2TB via MicroSD card slot.
On the camera front, the device comes with the same 13MP rear camera that was earlier seen on the HTC One A9. It comes with an aperture of f/2.2, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), and a dual tone LED flash. On the front, it comes with the same 4MP Ultrapixel camera with a f/2.0 aperture.
It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7.0 laid on top it. The recently launched HTC One A9 was launched with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It also includes a 2,840mAh non-removable battery. Connectivity options on this device include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and MicroUSB 2.0.
As seen with the earlier One M9 series smartphones, there is no dual SIM option on this device. It was already available for sale in China and is priced at 2,699 Yuan (approx $427 / Rs. 28,000). There is no information regarding the launch of this device in the other markets. Compared to the One A9 that was priced at $400