HTC One A9 gets its monthly security update on time, as promised

HTC One A9 gets its monthly security update on time, as promised
When the HTC One (M8) was launched, the company promised that it would be updated to Android 5.0 no later than 90 days after Google announced the update. And to make things perfectly clear, this included the carrier versions of the phone, too. But the company failed to live up to the promise. So when HTC said that the unlocked version of the HTC One A9 would receive Google updates no later than 15 days after they were received by Nexus devices, eyes rolled and people thought "here we go again."

To be sure, HTC did lower the bar a little by limiting this promise to unlocked models. Then again, should HTC be responsible for carriers that have OCD when it comes to testing updates? As it turns out, the 15-day promise not only includes new Android builds, but other updates as well. Last night, unlocked versions of the HTC One A9 started to receive the monthly security update issued by Google.

There is one change. When it comes to the security patches, HTC promises to start pushing them out to the One A9 within 15 business days instead of 15 regular days. Still, it is faster than most.

If you have the unlocked version of the HTC One A9, be on the lookout for the update, which should be coming your way very soon.


source: AndroidCentral

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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)

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7 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I winner how its sales are doing...

2. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

All 4 A9's owners must be very happy

3. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Damn, I was just about to post that joke.

4. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Yeah, they are.. so what?

5. waqarz

Posts: 41; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

Stupid comments

6. srgonu

Posts: 548; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

You guys just found an A9 user ;)

7. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

Actually, it is not a bad device. HTC should just price it more aggressively.

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