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Here’s where you can buy the HTC One M9 already and how much it costs

In a bid to make your next high-end Android smartphone purchase even trickier, Samsung and HTC have put the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and One M9 on sale stateside at essentially the same time. Don’t worry, we’re not here to convince you to score one or the other.

HTC One M8s expected out soon with S615 CPU, 13 MP cam, €400+ price tag

As if there wasn’t enough confusion hovering over the far too subtle differences between HTC’s standard One M9 and the Plus version, as well as the multiple One E9s in the pipeline, it appears yet another One 8-series installment is also on the way.

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge pre-orders begin March 27 stateside for full April 10 launch

Never to be outdone by arch-nemesis HTC, Samsung has announced its hotly anticipated Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be available on the same day as the One M9 in the US. March 27, that is, i.e. tomorrow, or better yet, in under 24 hours.

ZTE throws its hat in the Android flagship ring with $400 Nubia Z9 Max

A standout with extreme affordability, tongue-in-cheek product names, little software innovations and big biometric breakthroughs these past few months, ZTE was bound to get serious about its mainstream high-end prospects sooner or later.

HTC reveals plans for ‘More than One’ April 8 event, as E9 and E9+ pics crop up

There’s been no shortage of gossip regarding unannounced HTC mobile gear in recent weeks, even though the company’s mainstream H1 2015 flagship is already official. Rumor has it a higher-end One M9 Plus will break cover in a month tops, alongside a pair of fairly odd One E9s.

T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will be sold with free Netflix

It’s raining lucrative promotions on older Samsung gear for stock-clearing and charm-preserving purposes, but while the company’s “next big thing(s)” obviously don’t need hotness boosts, they’re getting them nonetheless.

Best Buy discounts selection of Samsung gadgets in Galaxy S6 anticipation

Crunch time is nigh, and several US retailers know full well it’s going to be game over for older Samsung handhelds once the sizzling hot Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge see daylight.

Meizu lines up at least five Lollipop updates, including one for 2012 MX2

Although Android 5.0 source code has been out for device manufacturer adjustment for almost five months now, Lollipop updates remain a big brand-only affair.

LG G Flex 2 costs $150 with contracts, $630 outright at US Cellular

Hot on Sprint’s heels, a second wireless carrier stateside has scored LG’s highly desirable G Flex 2 smartphone, but surprisingly, this is no “Big Four” member. Instead, it’s the distant number five, US Cellular, which services about 4.75 million people as of December 2014.

AT&T sends OTA Android 5.0 Lollipop to Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Brought up to date after its ancient forerunner for some reason, Samsung’s best phablet yet is slowly wiping KitKat from its memory stateside. Sprint was unsurprisingly the first American carrier to deliver Lollipop treats to the Galaxy Note 4, and AT&T follows suit, beating both T-Mobile and Verizon to the punch.

Mysterious Xiaomi ‘Ferrari’ phone benchmarked with Lollipop, 5-inch FHD screen

Another intriguing Xiaomi smartphone that US mobile audiences are unlikely to ever get a stab at has emerged via benchmark authority GFXBench, and the most interesting tidbit about it is the codename. We don’t reckon this will turn into an actual market moniker, but if it does, color us excited.

Samsung Galaxy S6 Duos surfaces in Russia with $890 price tag

While it’s certainly not unprecedented for Samsung to put out dual SIM-supporting versions of its flagship devices in emerging Asian and European markets, tradition seemed to require an initial dispatch of standard flavors.