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HTC all-metal and understated One X9 (pictures)

HTC showed up at Mobile World Congress with a surprise: a new phone for its premier One series. The One X9 has a 13-megapixel camera, an octa-core processor and Android Marshmallow.

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A 5.5-inch 1080p display dominates the HTC One X9's front real estate. It's all covered by Gorilla Glass.

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The all-metal skin shows its luster on the phone's back side. The main 13-megapixel camera sits in the top left corner.

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The One X9 also has a 5-megapixel shooter around front.

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There's no physical button below the One X9's display, just three touch controls.

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The One X9 gives you lots of ways to use data, because who makes calls anymore?

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BlinkFeed is an HTC feature that combines news, events and social-networking updates into one feed.

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Feast your eyes on that slim profile. Hit the volume rocker in the middle to adjust the sound.

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The camera also has a flash when you need a bit more light.

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Charge her up with the Micro-USB port.

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