The photographic qualities leave a lot to be desired, but if the Chinese forum Baidu is to be believed, this is the casing for HTC’s successor to the HTC One, codenamed the M8 (the HTC One was codenamed M7).

The hole above the camera is believed to be for a fingerprint sensor, already found in the HTC One Max. The rumor mill says the specs will be a Snapdragon 800 CPU with 3GB of RAM. Generally-reliable source @evleaks says it will be the first handset to run Sense 6.0 … 

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While HTC has not been having a happy time of late, most of its financial difficulties are believed to stem from its mid-range handsets, rather than its flagship One range.

If things run true to form, we can expect more leaked M8 details to follow.

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