HTC One A9 Specs

7.8
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HTC One A9 Review
9.8

Description

The HTC One A9 is a beautiful, all-metal piece of tech. On its front, it has a 5-inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, bringing its pixel density up to 440 ppi, accompanied by a fingerprint sensor at the bottom. Under its hood, there is a 64-bit midrange-class Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 humming with 4 of its cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, and the other 4 – at 1.2 GHz. The phone will be available in two variants – one with 32 GB of internal storage and 3 GB of RAM, while the second will have 16 GB of storage and just 2 GB of RAM. Both variants will accept microSD cards for expansion purposes. The One A9 rocks a 13 MP sensor for its rear camera, assisted by optical image stabilization and the selfie snapper employs HTC signature UltraPixel technology to provide superior performance in low-light scenarios. Android Marshmallow 6.0 is preinstalled out of the box and a 2150mAh battery is keeping the lights running.

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Display

Benchmarks
Size: 5.0 inches
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 440 PPI
Technology: AMOLED
Screen-to-body: 66.17 %
Colors: 16 777 216
Features: Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

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System chip: Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 8952
Processor: Octa-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 405
RAM: 3GB
Internal storage: 32GB
Storage expansion: microSDXC up to 2000 GB
OS: Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), HTC Sense UI Screenshots
Device type: Smartphone

Battery

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Capacity: 2150 mAh
Type: Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Charging: Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Camera

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Rear: Single camera Camera samples
Main camera: 13 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, Autofocus, BSI sensor)
Specifications: Aperture size: F2.0
Flash: Dual LED
Video recording: 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
Features: Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Front: 4 MP
Video capture: 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Dimensions: 5.74 x 2.79 x 0.29 inches (145.75 x 70.8 x 7.26 mm)
Weight: 5.04 oz (143.0 g)
Materials: Back: Metal
Biometrics: Fingerprint (touch)
Keys: Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Colors: Gold, Gray, Silver, Red

Cellular

4G (FDD): Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
4G (TDD): Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Data Speed: LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
SIM type: Nano SIM

Multimedia

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Headphones: 3.5mm jack
Speakers: Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Features: Album art cover, Background playback
Screen mirroring: DLNA, Wireless screen share
Radio: FM
Additional microphone(s): for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth: 4.1
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
USB: microUSB, USB 2.0
Features: Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Location: GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Other: NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications: Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Other features: Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:
Date approved: Oct 02, 2015
FCC ID value: NM82PQ9100
Measured SAR:
Head: 0.76 W/kg
Body: 0.59 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission: 1.00 W/kg
Wireless Router: 0.59 W/kg

Buyers information

Price: $ 500
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Alternative variants

HTC One A9 16GB
Differences from the main variant:
RAM: 2GB
Internal storage: 16GB
HTC One A9
for AT&T
Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 29(700 d)
3G: Bands 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
VoLTE: Yes
HTC One A9
for Verizon
Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 29(700 d)
3G: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
VoLTE: Yes
HTC One A9
for T-Mobile
Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 29(700 d)
3G: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
VoLTE: Yes
HTC One A9
for Sprint
Differences from the main variant:
4G (FDD): Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 12(700 a), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
4G (TDD): Bands 41(2600+)
3G: Bands 5(850), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Carrier Availability

Discontinued

AT&T

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User Reviews

Overall User Rating
Build quality
10
Camera quality
9.5
Performance
9.8
Display
9.5
Battery life and charging
8.9
Rating breakdown (out of 10)
9
Overall a complete package from HTC!
Phone owned for less than 3 months

I recently decided to try a new phone manufacturer since I have been using Samsung devices for my last couple phones and I have to say I am not disappointed. I prefer HTC's metal phones over any glass phone anyday and having an AMOLED display is another plus in my book. However this phone does not come without its flaws such as the abysmal battery life (worse than the Galaxy S6 which says something) and mediocre camera performance. I also have had the occasional stutters but that is common on midrange devices. I managed to snag this phone for around ~$200 USD brand new and I would say that that is a hell of a deal. If you could find this phone for around that price I would definitely recommend it however its original retail price is $499 USD which is definitely overpriced. If you can find this phone for ~$250 USD or less I would say go for it.

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10
Perfect Phone !
Phone owned for more than a year

The Phone is awesome but the camera and the battery wont get some new update in software to make it more awesome the battery will work for all the day if you use Wifi but with the Data cellar will off after 6 Hours or something this not very bad for the price the total revive its awesome for its price

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10
BSP! Best Smart Phone!
Phone owned for less than 3 months

The design and build quality is top notch HTC has it on the latest update 6.0.1 and what other device besides a Nexus. Boomsound through headset is nice (just equalizer trick) but it sounds good. The A9 have great and easy to use camera with O.I.S., it has Great build quality and this phone have FDD and TDD LTE. Great display and sound so it pretty great for surfing internet and all multimedia stuff, Great for calling,good battery life etc. colors, screen, I love everything from this phone, is very customizable. I bought a cellphone for my wife too, drop it from the stair during the first week and received a new phone the next day, customer service is the best.

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