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By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 April 2015

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Only the discerning eye and hand can see and feel the real changes HTC has made to its One M9 flagship. As such, it is refinement and not innovation, that are at play here.
PROS
Well constructed with beautiful design; Powerful processing and multitasking
CONS
Heats up under heavy use; Doesn't feel like enough of a step forward
VERDICT
All in all, the One M9 ticks all the necessary flagship boxes, and when it officially arrives on 1 June locally it will be one of the best smartphones on the market. The question is whether it can cope with growing pressure from the likes of Samsung and LG within the slugfest that is the flagship market. At the moment pricing for the One M9 is not listed, but we expect HTC to bring it in around the R9 000 mark.
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