HTC One A9 price, release date, and availability

In case you've missed it, HTC's newest phone, the One A9, has just broken official and is effectively replacing the One M9 & M9+ as a flagship in the USA, while it will co-exist with the top-tier duo on the non-US markets. 

This is despite the predominantly upper mid-range specs that the phone is boasting, but hey, no one said that a flagship should come with "best-in-slot" hardware, right?

But what about the price, a rather important aspect of any product? Well, HTC didn't keep this vital information for itself and promptly spilled the beans. It seems that the 3GB/32GB variation of the device will cost $399.99 in the USA, while the official price tag of the 2GB/16GB one has not been disclosed yet, but it's certain it will have a lower price tag. 

Still have in mind that the phone's pricing across other markets may vary.

The HTC One A9 will be released worldwide and will be sold by various retailers as well as straight from HTC. In the USA, it will be available as an unlocked device from all major US carriers

As far as the release date, the HTC One A9 is poised to hit the shelves sometime this November. Any takers?

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One A9
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    4 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, 3GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 2150 mAh
  • OS Android 7.0 Nougat
    HTC Sense UI



12. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

Huge bezels

11. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

They should've done this 2 years ago!!!

10. gd761

Posts: 217; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Let's see; HTC selling the A9 Totally UNLOCKED. Sprint selling the A9 Locked. HTC = WIN HTC selling the Totally UNLOCKED A9 Direct and Off Contract for $399 + Tax. Sprint selling the A9 Locked Off Contract for $696 + Tax. HTC = WIN NEED ANY OTHER QUESTIONS? Oh Yeah, Buy the Off Contract A9 from Sprint and Spend $297 + Tax More than from Buying it from HTC, WHO is the Looser? Buy from Sprint instead of from HTC, LOOSER = YOU!!!!!!

9. danwatson

Posts: 117; Member since: Jan 03, 2012

It's definitely not the hero device but I think it signals a solid direction for HTC. It does seem a bit strong on the bezel though for a late 2015 phone and the battery is definitely small. But with the new 600 series processor and a 1080p amoled display, maybe it will not be as power hungry.

8. kanagadeepan

Posts: 1291; Member since: Jan 24, 2012

So this is the HERO device they have been taking for months?? Looks like a comedian device anyway.. But what to do, One M9 being the Villan device for the company, comedian device is a better choice, imho...

6. cornerofthemoon

Posts: 620; Member since: Apr 20, 2010

My guess is that the A9 will fare better than the M9, but it's hardly a savior for HTC.

2. Zylam

Posts: 1827; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

HTC must be high as a kite.

1. carlemillward unregistered

They actually priced it right, my prediction was right.

3. Subie

Posts: 2470; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I agree. Now for the hands on performance reviews. Should be decent and with 3gb ram too.

4. carlemillward unregistered

Just kidding, like I said, anything over $349 or 400EUR would be a fail. It seems HTC main focus is updates, Motorola X Play and Style are more better choices, just not as compact.

5. GTR722

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 20, 2012

Priced right?? a 199 or a 250$ Znefone and Idol 3 are better than this thing at 400

7. Scott93274

Posts: 6044; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

I have to agree with you, the phone looks nice, though I'm not particularly familiar with the performance of the Snapdragon 617, and the battery is far less than impressive, everything else is spot on.

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