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HTC One A9, HTC SmartPhone, Android Marshmallow
HTC unveiled the HTC One A9, the latest addition to the company’s family of One smartphone that looks similar to Apple’s iPhone, and is the first non-Nexus phone to use Google’s newest operating system. In fact, the HTC One A9 is a combination of sleek design packed with the latest Android Marshmallow software.
From the company that crafted the world’s first all-metal design, HTC again sets a new design standard. The HTC One A9 features a super-thin metal frame with an elegant finish, expandable SD card memory and edge-to-edge Corning Gorilla Glass.
The smartphone will be available in Carbon Grey, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold, and Deep Garnet colour variants. As had been tipped in several leaks, the HTC One A9 comes with a physical button that sits below the screen, and a design that is highly reminiscent of the iPhone 6. The smartphone sports an all-metal body.
The HTC One A9 features an edge-to-edge 5″ full high definition, 1080p, and energy efficient screen. You get 40% more colour than a normal LCD screen for brilliant graphics and gaming — even in direct sunlight. The HTC One A9 delivers the best sound quality on the market with Dolby Audio Surround and an all-new enhanced high-output amplifier.
The HTC One A9 will be available in two inbuilt storage and RAM versions- 16GB with 2GB RAM, and 32GB with 3GB RAM, with both supporting expandable storage via microSD card (up to 2TB). The company however has specified that the versions will vary by markets indicating that some markets may only get one storage variant.
The HTC One A9 weighs 143 grams and features a Home Key that doubles as an always-on fingerprint scanner. It packs in a 13MP rear snapper with optical image stabilisation and 1080p video recording along with a 4MP UltraPixel front-facing camera. It also includes 16GB or 32GB of on-board storage, expandable via a microSD slot.
For specifications, the HTC One A9 by an all-new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 1.5GHz quad-core and 1.2GHz quad-core modules. Running Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense skin on top, the HTC One A9 is the company’s first Marshmallow-based handset.
Featuring a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, the One A9 also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for protection. There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with sapphire cover lens. It comes with f/2.0 aperture, autofocus, BSI sensor, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), support for 1080p video recording, and a LED flash module. The smartphone will sport a 4-megapixel UltraPixel front-facing fixed-focus camera. It is powered by a 2150mAh battery.