HTC has just launched its latest smartphone named the One A9. It also comes in a special unlocked edition that supports most of the carriers. users can unlock the bootloader without voiding the warranty. HTC has also promised that the unlocked One A9 will receive the latest Android updates in just 15 days, when Google releases them.
The handset will go on sale globally from the 1st week of November. Pricing details will be announced locally at the time of availability. It comes in multiple color options of Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, Deep Garnet and Topaz Gold.
The device will be up for pre-order from HTC USA official website for US$ 399.99 (Rs. 26,000 approx.) with 30 days trial / return policy. It also comes with 6 Months of free Google Play Music access. Moreover, HTC is also offering a free UHOH protection scheme, that offers one time replacement of smartphone in case the phone is dropped, broken, water damaged or cracked.
HTC One A9 Specifications
The phone has dimensions of 145.75 x 70.8 x 7.26 mm, weighs 143 Grams and has a super thin metal frame for style and elegance. It runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with HTC Sense UI. It has a single Nano SIM slot that supports 4G-LTE (FDD: 1/3/5/7/8/20/28 – TDD: 38/40/41). The handset also sports a finger print sensor for added security.
The HTC One A9 Specs include 5-Inch AMOLED Display that has 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution and is capable of producing 40% more colors than normal LCD’s. It also has Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection for scratch resistance and supports multi-touch. Inside is a Octa Core 64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 Processor (1.5GHz x 4 + 1.2GHz x 4) coupled with Adreno 405 GPU.
This Cell Phone has two variants of 16GB Storage (9.8GB user available) with 2GB RAM and 32GB Storage (24GB user available) memory with 3GB RAM. Both of these models have MicroSD card slot that support up to 2TB of expansion. The battery inside is of 2150 mAh capacity and supports Quick Charge 2.0 (compatible with Quick Charge 3.0 via software update). The battery is said to give up to 16 hours of 3G Talk time, 18 days of standby, 12 Hours of HD video playback, 60 Hours of Audio and up to 9 hours of Wi-Fi internet.
The HTC One A9 Features an Ultra Pixel front facing fixed focus camera with F/2.0 aperture and 1080p video recording capabilities. On the back is a powerful 13MP primary camera with BSI Sensor, Sapphire Cover Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, Optical Image Stabilization, Phased Detection Auto Focus, Raw Capture, One touch auto processing, Hyper Lapse and 1080p video recording capabilities.
Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V4.1, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS/GLONASS, 3.5mm Audio Jack etc. This mobile phone also comes with Hi-Res Dolby Audio, Built-in DAC that converts 16bit audio to 24bit for enhanced sound output. It also comes bundled with array of sensors like Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion G, Gyro, Magnetic, Sensor Hub and Compass.