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HTC One A9 with Android Marshmallow now official

HTC One A9 has been officially launched today. The smartphone is the first device in the new One A series from HTC. Lets go through the specifications of the iPhone 6 lookalike smartphone.


HTC One A9 Specifications

The HTC One A9 features a 5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Full HD AMOLED display that is protected by a 2.5D Gorilla Glass 4. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 617 processor along with Adreno 405 GPU. It comes with 2 / 3 GB of RAM and has 16 / 32 GB of internal memory that can be expanded up to 2 TB via microSD card. The device runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with the latest HTC UI on top of it.

The One A9 rocks a 13 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, BSI sensor, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS), Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, there is a ultrapixel front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. Both of them shoot Full HD 1080p videos. It is 7.26 mm thick and weighs 143 grams. There is a fingerprint scanner integrated into the home button as well. It comes with powerful speakers on the bottom with built-in DAC that delivers 192kHz / 24 bit studio-quality audio.

On the connectivity front, the One A9 include 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS. The smartphone packs in a 2,150 mAh battery under the hood that supports Quick Charge 3.0.


The HTC One A9 is available in Opal Silver, Carbon Gray, Topaz Gold and Deep Garnet color variants. It will go on sale globally starting from the first week of November in phases. Final pricing will be announced locally during the launch but it is around US $399. The company will be selling the unlocked version of One A9 in USA and will let the customers unlock the boot loader without voiding the warranty. HTC is also bundling 6 months of free Google Music Subscription with the unlocked version and it will also be covered by UH OH Protection that will let the user replace the phone if its damaged within the first 365 days, without asking any questions.

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