HTC has had a rough few years.
Back in the days of the HTC One, the company’s hardware was class-leading. No other manufacturer had made a phone quite like the HTC One, with a unibody aluminum design that looked just as great as it felt. The new Boomsound speakers blew away every hint of competition on the market, as no one had really seen dual speakers quite like this before. Though the company opted to iterate on this design for another three generations, other manufacturers began to catch up. Samsung moved from a plastic-y, cheap-feeling set of flagships to the all-glass unibody designs we see today. Even smaller brands like ZTE and Huawei started producing [...]
Last month, HTC started rolling out the Nougat update for its flagship device — HTC 10 — in the US. About a week later, the company also released Nougat for the One M9, while the unlocked One A9 devices started getting the update yesterday.
In Europe, HTC users are still waiting for the Nougat update, which is apparently just around the corner. Graham Wheeler, the Product and Service Director at HTC EMEA, took to Twitter to announce that the unlocked European HTC 10 devices will get Android Nougat within the next two weeks. Additionally, the HTC One M9 will also get bumped up to Nougat in the same timeframe.
HTC is also working closely with operators in [...]
Owners of the unlocked HTC 10 and HTC One M9 can look forward to downloading new updates this week. However, these downloads will only have some unnamed system improvements for these devices, along with the latest Android security updates from Google.See also: 7 problems with the HTC 10 and how to fix them 2 weeks ago
For those of you who love to get down and dirty with the specifics, the HTC 10 update has the software version number of 2.38.617.6, and the file size is 609.58MB. The HTC One M9 update has the software version number of 4.19.617.1 and has a file size of 559.85MB. Both of these downloads are fairly sizable, and the change notes recommend [...]