HTC One A9 unlocked edition allows users to unlock the bootloader with no warranty void

HTC One A9 unlocked edition allows users to unlock the bootloader with no warranty void
HTC Americas president Jason Mackenzie has just wrapped things up from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. While there were basically no surprises with the announcement of the HTC One A9, the executive did mention that there will be an "Unlocked Edition" of the handset. This model will come SIM free and allows you to select the carrier of your choice.

In addition, the bootloader can be unlocked, allowing users to install custom ROMs. And unlike other manufacturers who offer an unlockable bootloader, but then threaten to void your warranty when you do, unlocking the bootloader on the HTC One A9 will NOT void HTC's warranty.  HTC also promises that the phone will launch with minimal bloatware, and Android updates will arrive no later than 15 days after Google starts pushing them out to Nexus models.

The HTC One A9 is available to be pre-ordered right now, directly from HTC's website (HTC.com/us/) starting at $399.99. This is a special pre-order price, available for a limited time.


source: HTC

Related phones

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)

FEATURED VIDEO

12 Comments

1. SamsungPhanboy

Posts: 765; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

HTC that is just fantastic. Too bad I don't want to carry around an iPhone knockoff.

3. janis

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 10, 2014

well the differences: same bad screen body ratio, htc better ppi htc better sound htc i can bet 100% better battery, well my girlfriends htc m8 holds longer than iphone 6s, sd card for htc. the only thing iphone done better is probably camera which i do not use, prefer dslr but still i prefer my galaxy edge, flawless peace of art and technology.

4. Rafishant

Posts: 390; Member since: Oct 13, 2015

Okay, say whatever you want about the design of this phone and who copied from whom. BUT, I will not hold a phone everyone would think it is a cheap clone of iPhone. Admit it or not, This typical design became a well-known iPhone design.

8. fyah_king unregistered

HTC design!

11. greyarea

Posts: 267; Member since: Aug 14, 2015

Sounds like the people around you are too critical or you care too much about what people think of the stuff you hold. If it's not people close enough to you that you could talk about what's in your hand, who cares?

2. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

so what? other people will do! your preference isn't everyone else's.

5. DeusExCellula

Posts: 1390; Member since: Oct 05, 2014

The Price is much better than I thought it would be

6. UglyFrank

Posts: 2188; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

I could understand when they had the buttons on the black stripe then i could understand because they had still speakers but now there is a stripe that big for no reason!!!!????

7. true1984

Posts: 859; Member since: May 23, 2012

the fingerprint scanner

9. discharge unregistered

With that photo of that htc I smell a Apple v/s htc lawsuit??? Looks like ip 6/6s lol

10. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

HTC had that design FIRST you imbeciles!!!!

12. discharge unregistered

I don't think so with the camera in middle idiot yes but that flat look don't think so anyway I care less I use Samsung note 5 blows htc crap to bits

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.