HTC One M9 Review


By Nadia Hussien & Translation by Magy Ghaly

We are presenting the pros and cons of HTC One M9, one of the High-End Mobiles of 2015 and is considered one of the best performance mobiles. This model is an improvements over the previous version and with this device the Taiwanese corporation managed to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S6.

We will first talk briefly about the pros and cons of the HTC One M9 and then we will review it in details.

HTC One M9 pros

  1. HTC One M9 came with high manufacturing quality.
  2. The sound quality is very good for speakers considered to be of the most powerful speakers.
  3. High specifications of the processor and the graphics. The device’s operating system is Android 5.0.2.
  4. The screen’s performance is very good.
  5. Though the internal memory is just 32 GB, yet you can add a Nano MicroSD card up to 128 GB (which makes the total storage reach up to 160 GB) which means total storage much bigger than the competitors of that device.

HTC One M9 cons

  1. The rear camera is of high quality, but it doesn’t have an optical stabilizer and its performance is less than its competitors.
  2. The battery life is short.
  3. The price might be a little bit high.
  4. The improvements that HTC offered weren’t that significant compared with the last version of HTC One M8.

HTC One M9 review


  • HTC One M9 is introduced with almost the same elegant design and the high manufacturing quality of the HTC One M8.
  • The whole device is made of metal.


  • The screen is 5.0 inches protected with corning gorilla glass, scratch and damage resistant.
  • The screen resolution is 1080 × 1920 pixels.
  • Its performance is very good, super LCD display with high color saturation and great touch screen response.



  • Of course, the sound is perfect, for the reputation of HTC in manufacturing powerful speakers is a good one no doubt (for the BoomSound speakers of this phone made it in competition with the iPhone 6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6).
  • You will notice the pure and powerful sound, for it is more powerful and pure than the M8.
  • You can make calls of high quality even when you’re in a noisy place.
  • The performance of the speakers will make you confidently use it to listen to music without using any headphones.
  • In case of using headphones, you will notice an improvement in the quality of the sound.


Front Camera

  • The front camera is of resolution 4MP.
  • Supports the UltraPixel technology and has a light sensor which enhances capturing selfies of low light.
  • The autofocus option is not available.

Rear camera

  • Its resolution is 20 MP with a Toshiba sensor that works efficiently.
  • Optical stabilizer is not available.
  • The camera lens is wide-range which enables it to capture clearer pictures with vivid colors and sharp details.
  • Record videos of 60 fps of resolution 1080p or 4k videos of 30 fps.
  • There is a variety of shooting modes that you can choose from, with the option of capturing low-light pictures with the control of the light sensitivity ISO.
  • The quality of pictures is most of the time really great and with good saturation and contrast; pixelation rarely appears in pictures.


  • The device is of high specifications, Octa-core processor; Quad-core 2.0 GHz and Quad-core 1.5 GHz.
  • GPU Adreno 430, 3 GB RAM.
  • The specifications of the device offer great performance and your 3D games won’t slow down even you are using many applications at the same time


  • HTC One M9 battery life can make it up to 12 hours of normal use.
  • With hard usage, it can make it up to 9 hours which is very disappointing.

HTC One M9’s price in Egypt

The price of HTC One M9 starts at 4383 EGP.

You can search for the price of HTC One M9 in Egypt.

*prices may vary from time to time according to the stores offering the product.

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