HTC One M9 + Prime Camera Edition is official for now only in India. Featuring a slightly different data-sheet is actually a cheaper variant of the One M9 + standard.
HTC One M9 + Prime Camera Edition is reality, although for the moment it seems only addressed to the Indian market. Anyone interested should however not lose hope because the same version M9 Prime Room Edition launched initially in Asia only then come to Europe.
Beyond what the name would have you believe, the new smartphone is a cheaper variant of the basic model, for which it has slightly lower specifications.
The M9 + Prime Camera Edition incorporates the same design of the basic model, and also offers the same SoC (MediaTek Helio X10), the same battery of 2840 mAh, and the same 5.2-inch diagonal display, whose resolution, however, 2560 x 1440 pixels down to 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Even the RAM and the space dedicated to storage is reduced, passing respectively from 3 to 2 GB, and 32 to 16 GB, although always expandable via microSD cards. A change Finally, despite the name Prime Camera Edition might suggest otherwise, it is the rear camera, whose sensor is changed from 20 to 13 megapixels, while the front remains a Ultrapixel 4 Mpixels.
Finally, the operating system is Android 5 Lollipop instead of the latest marshmallows, but always with the proprietary HTC Sense interface. Also present was the biometric sensor for reading fingerprints on the front.
HTC One M9 + Prime Room Edition is priced at 23.990 rupees, or about $ 357.