The last we heard on the topic of the HTC M4 came in the form of a set of specs. While that spec list was nearly complete, it is important to remember that we have yet to hear anything direct from HTC in regards to the M4. Basically, that is just to say that we need to take these leaks with a grain of salt. And keeping on that train of thought, it looks like we are now seeing a bit more on the M4.
This latest is coming by way of a DigiTimes report who are citing the unnamed "sources from the upstream supply chain." Based on details provided, the HTC M4 is going to arrive sporting a metal-allow chassis. It seems these sources have pegged Catcher Technology as being the exclusive supplier here.
Perhaps key for those curious as to when the HTC M4 will be released, there is word that shipments will begin in June. Granted, that doesn't mean the HTC M4 will be available for purchase in June, but assuming these reports prove to be accurate, it does look like HTC will have the M4 available sometime this summer.
The remaining details coming from this report suggest that HTC will have an estimated 700,000 units ready. Otherwise, touching on those previously leaked specs and we are expecting a handset that arrives with a 4.3-inch 720p display, dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage and Jelly Bean with Sense 5.0. Lastly, the camera setup is expected to include a 1.6 megapixel front-facing camera and an HTC UltraPixel camera on the back.