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HTC T6 leaked as 5.9-inch phablet to challenge Samsung Galaxy Note series

It has been the subject of speculation for months anymore evidence appeared today, suggesting that HTC is indeed working on a smartphone/tablet hybrid device.

According to a Twitter post from prominent leak artist @evleaks, the so-called HTC T6 will feature a 5.9-inch 1080p HD display.

The spec sheet shows that under the bonnet will be a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, 16GB of storage, 2GB of RAM and a massive 3300mAh battery.

It is also claimed that the Ultrapixel camera introduced on the HTC One will also be present as well as a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera with a wide-angle lens.

Even more interesting is that the as-yet-unannounced Android Key Lime Pie is listed as the operating system on board. This does, however, hint that the device will not arrive until later on in the year.

The Unlockr report also claims that HTC will look to challenge the popular Samsung Galaxy Note range by including a stylus of its own just like Samsung’s S-Pen.

“Great care is apparently being put into making the pen usage here a premium experience, so expect a nicely crafted stylus with an ultra-thin tip capable of a full suite of content creation and manipulation capabilities,” the report claimed.

It also suggested that the T6 will have a biometric fingerprint reader, which will recognise the users as they grip the back of the phone, as they would normally.

According to the report, the company will look to boost that already-impressive 3300mAh battery by launching a “power jacket” that’ll act as a case and a battery supplement.

There’s plenty to salivate over here as it appears that, if the leak turns out to be correct, that the T6 will be a larger, more impressive version of the corking HTC One smartphone launched earlier this year.

The fingerprint sensor element of the report sounds slightly fanciful, but we wouldn’t rule it out.

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