AT&T HTC One A9 receives its monthly security update

AT&T HTC One A9 receives its monthly security update
A tweet sent out by HTC's Product Management VP Mo Versi, reveals that AT&T subscribers rocking the HTC One A9 should receive their monthly security update from Google today. Build number 1.27.502.5 includes an improvement to the camera, in addition to the security update. North of the border, Canadian owners of the unlocked One A9 are receiving an update to version number 1.27.428.5.

The Canadian update weighs in at 244MB and also includes security patches. But this update brings with it improvements to battery life. Considering that the device brings a small 2150mAh battery to the party, any update that can extend the life of the juicer inside the phone has to be a welcome one. The update to the unlocked version of the One A9 in Canada also includes system enhancements for the mid-ranger.

While neither update is massive, we do suggest that you connect to a Wi-Fi network when updating your phone. You should also make sure that your battery is charged to at least 50%.

source: GadgetzArena (1), (2)

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One A9
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 4 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, Octa-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2150 mAh(16h 3G talk time)



1. shinywindow unregistered

Sweet phone. Wish it had ir blaster.

2. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

It's a nice looking phone. Good premium build quality. Wish Samsung would do a metal back instead of glass.

3. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

They have phones with metal backs. In fact, one of the A series phones have like no antenna lines either. It's messed up how it even has reception. Lol

4. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Everyone who had this phone in a hand says its the most premium feeling phone built ever. And battery life is not that bad with power efficient SD 617 and Amoled screen. Camera is also good, a little step behind the best. And I think I don't need that much processing power as long as phone runs everyday tasks smooth. Anyway playing most advanced games doesn't make a big problem for Adreno 405. Combining that with the fastest non Nexus Android updates and dedicated DAC for high quality audio makes me want to buy this phone even more. I just whish bezels where smaller but I can live with that. I will wait until price drops for about 20% and gonna get one.

5. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

yep, I can absolutely confirm 100%, the A9 is legit as a ultra premium, all-around device. Yes, it doesn't have dual front-facing speakers or IR blaster, but it makes up for it in other areas. I will put my photos up against any other device out today and it will compare. The low-light ones especially and the front face camera is probably the best, combined with probably the best camera UI in the business, no wonder Sammy and Apple have taken note of it.

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