The smartphone is expected to be unveiled at MWC 2013
The first details on the next HTC flagship smartphone emerged less than two weeks ago when rumors suggested that the Taiwanese handset maker is already readying a replacement for the DROID DNA.The HTC M7 will be unveiled next year at Mobile World Congress 2013, in Barcelona, the folks at evleaks claim.
Although we mentioned in our previous article that the smartphone would boast a 5-inch full HD display, it looks like sources close to the matter, cited by evleaks, confirm the HTC M7 will in fact feature a slightly smaller 4.7-inch full HD display.
According to them, the phone's capacitive touchscreen display will offer 468ppi and will integrate SoLux technology, which is expected to offer considerable improvements over the current Super LCD2 displays, such as better viewing angles and outdoor visibility, as well as color accuracy.
Hardware-wise, the HTC M7 will be equipped with a 1.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm processor, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal memory. No word on the microSD card slot for now.
In addition, the super phone will boast an impressive 13-megapixel rear photo snapper with f/2.0 lens, autofocus, LED flash and full HD (1080p) video recording.
The phone's camera will feature an improved image sensor, which is called Cinesensor that is said to offer much better image quality and advanced features, including super slow-mo and video HDR. There will be a secondary 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls as well.
The M7 will be powered by Android Jelly Bean operating system out of the box, integrated with HTC's Sense 5 UI.
It is also worth mentioning that the HTC M7 will come with LTE support, next-gen Wi-Fi 802.11ac, dedicated Beats-designed amplifier, as well as Clear Words feature for better call clarity.
The smartphone is said to arrive in the United States at multiple carriers, including Verizon Wireless and Sprint. Stay tuned for more updates on the matter.