|Amazon||HTC One A9 (Carbon Grey)||Rs. 30,149|
The Taiwanese handset manufacturer, HTC has earned itself quite a repute owing to its One series of smartphones and flagship handsets. This particular brand enjoys a heightened hype whenever it is all set to launch a major handset in the market. However, the one handset that enjoyed a lot more hype than any of the previous devices launched by the brand is HTC One A9. This handset has been nicknamed Aero by the brand and comes with a stunning look as well as an impressive specification sheet. Here is a brief overview of the handset to enable our users to make the purchase decision.
HTC is a brand that is known to have introduced the metal unibody design in the smartphone industry and now follows the same design religiously. It is but only natural that one its most hyped handset comes with the same metallic unibody design. The finishing on the handset is similar to that found on the flagship device viz. HTC One M9 whereas the entire design of the handset is reminiscent of an Apple iPhone.
HTC is known to offer its handsets with stunning displays and HTC One A9 Aero is no exception as it comes with a brilliant 5-inch display dominating its front. The resolution provided by the display has been pegged at 1920 x 1080 pixels for an enhanced viewing experience. Moreover, the display of the handset is protected by edge to edge Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
The handset has been designed to offer the latest and cutting edge user experience to its users as it comes with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box. The user experience is further enhanced by HTC's own Sense 7 user interface and Blinkfeed.
Performance and Battery Life
The device has been equipped with a powerful Octa-core processor that has a clock speed of 1.5 GHz to deliver a stellar performance. The performance of the handset is further enhanced by the presence of 3 GB of RAM. The smartphone also comes powered by a 2150 mAh battery that ensures a day long battery backup on moderate usage.
Coming to the camera, HTC One A9 has been equipped with a powerful 13 MP camera on the rear panel for routine photography. Also, the front panel of the handset houses the Ultrapixel snapper that is known to allow maximum entry of light into sensor to capture crisp images.
On the connectivity front, the handset comes with support for both 3G and 4G LTE for super fast Internet connectivity. There are advanced features like NFC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, microUSB as well as GPS in this handset that enhances the connectivity options.
From the looks of it, the much awaited HTC One A9 smartphone lives up to the hype that was created by the brand. HTC is expected to place the handset in mid-range smartphone in direct competition with handsets like OnePlus Two and Moto X Style.
|General Specifications||Launch Date||December 14, 2015|
|Model||One A9 32GB|
|Color||Gold, Grey, Silver|
|Operating System||Android v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Upgradable To V7.0 (Nougat)
|Custom UI||HTC Sense|
|Phone Body||Case: Metal Back: Metal Side: Metal|
|Dimensions||145.7 x 70.8 x 7.2 mm|
|Processor & RAM||Processor||1.5 GHz Octa core 64 bit (1.5 GHz Quad + 1.2 GHz Quad) (Cortex A53)|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952|
|Display||Size||5.0 inches (12.7 cm)|
Corning Gorilla Class 4
|Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels, Full HD|
|Pixel Density||441 ppi|
|Screen to Body Ratio||66.66 %|
|Other Input Features||Multi-touch|
|Front Camera Sensor||BSI Sensor|
|Rear Camera Sensor||Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)|
|Rear Camera Aperture||f/2.0|
|Rear Camera Features||Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Optical image stabilization|
|Rear Auto Focus||
Phase Detection autofocus
1080p@30fps, Full HD
|Battery||Battery Capacity||2150 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-ion, Non Removable|
|Talk Time 3G||16 hr|
|Music Play Time||60 hr|
|3G||HSDPA 2100/1900/900/850, HSDPA 42.2 Mbps|
|4G||LTE Cat4 150 Mbps|
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0|
|Entertainment & Multimedia||Ringtone||Music ringtones, Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration|
|Audio Format||AAC, AC3, AMR, FLAC, M4A (Apple lossless), MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV|
|Video Format||3G2, 3GP, AVI, MKV, MPEG4|
|Storage||Internal Storage||32 GB|
Up to 2 TB
|Calling & Messaging||Phone Book||
|Additional Information||Items in the Box||Handset with built-in Battery, Charger, User Manual, Warranty Card|