HTC may skip MWC 2015 for a dedicated launch event of its HTC Hima flagship


Latest reports suggests the HTC Hima, the successor of the HTC One (M8) flagship will miss MWC 2015. According to upleaks, a well-known tipster on Twitter, HTC may skip both CES 2015 and MWC 2015, only to launch the new flagship at a special event later in the year. The current flagship, HTC One (M8) had also skipped both these major events. If rumors are to be believed, HTC is dropping the 'M' brand name for its flagship device in favor of a new one called 'Hima'. The new HTC device is expected to come with the latest Snapdragon 810 processor. This new chipset features an octa-core processor with 4 Cortex-A57 cores clocked at 2.0GHz and 4 Cortex-A53 cores at 1.5GHz along with 3GB RAM. No tech specs about the internal storage or expandable storage options have been leaked. Other tech specs include a 5-inch 1080p display, 20.7MP rear camera, 13MP / Ultrapixel front Selfie camera and 4G LTE Category 6 connectivity support. The HTC Hima is expected to run on Android 5.0 Lollipop with Sense 7.0 UI on top. It may also feature a 2840 mAh battery. The new device is rumored to come in with same color profiles as the One (M8) – grey, silver and gold.