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The Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) 2015 event will begin on Jan. 5, 2015 at Las Vegas. Usually, HTC does not use this platform to reveal its flagship smartphone. At the forthcoming CES 2015 event, HTC will be holding a press conference on Jan. 5. Tech enthusiasts were of the view that the Taiwanese tech giant would unleash the rumoured HTC Hima flagship but the company has declared through a teaser that it will be showcasing a new Desire series handset at the CES 2015 event.

HTC has added a new image post on its official Weibo account and the text present on it reads "Always Desire more" that makes it very evident that a new Desire handset is waiting to get revealed soon. According to Phandroid, HTC will be making the announcement on its new smartphone on Jan.5 and on the very next day, it will show it at the CES 2015 event.

Ubergizmo states that the Desire lineup usually comprises of midrange smartphones. So, the unannounced handset will probably slot in the same bracket. GSMArena claims that the Taiwanese tech giant may unveil the HTC A12 midrange that comes with modest specs.

The HTC A12 comes with a 4.7-inch display that supports HD resolution, Snapdragon 410 chipset and 1 GB of RAM. The main camera is of 8 MP and it is packed with a 2100 mAh capacity battery. The handset will come preloaded with Android KitKat OS along with Sense UI. It will be made available through all the leading carriers in the U.S. such as AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.

The HTC Hima flagship that has been dubbed as potential successor of HTC One M8 will not be unleashed at the CES 2015. HTC may launch the HTC One M9 during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) event that will take place in March next year. GSMArena claims that the original HTC One and its successor, the HTC One M8 were not announced at the CES but through an exclusive event before or after event. HTC is speculated to announce its new flagship through a standalone event.

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