The images come courtesy of a Chinese publication. In a separate post, another Chinese blog going one step ahead has even published an in-depth review of the handset that even includes a video, apart from more images. With the number of leaks increasing, we can expect the Taiwanese handset maker to launch the One X9 soon. The company recently teased launch of a new device which is likely the One X9.
In the new images, the One X9 can be seen sporting a brushed aluminium unibody design, similar to the HTC One A9. The handset is likely to sport HTC's BoomSound dual front-facing speakers, something the One A9 missed out on. The One X9 rear can be seen featuring the camera on one side of the handset. One of the notable features seen in the leaked high-resolution images is that the HTC One X9 features capacitive navigation buttons, unlike the One A9 that comes with on-screen buttons.
For specifications, the HTC One X9 is said to feature a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080x1920 pixels) display; 3000mAh battery; 16GB inbuilt storage; microSD card expansion; 2GB RAM; octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 processor; 13-megapixel rear camera with OIS and 4K video recording support, and an UltraPixel front camera.
If a report from November is to be believed, the HTC One X9 may launch only in Q1 2016 and will be positioned below the HTC One A9.
To recall, the HTC One A9 soon after the launch got into several controversies where the Taiwanese company was alleged to have copied the new iPhone design. HTC however denied all the allegations and claimed Apple was the "real copycat."