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HTC One A9

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HTC One A9

  • 3 GB
  • 5.5 inch, 1080p capacitive touchscreen
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
  • 13 MP(Back), 5MP (F)
  • 32 GB, 2 TB expandable
  • Android v6 ( upgradable to Android 7)

Total Specs Score

8.1 4.1 1
  • Design 9
  • Display 9
  • Camera 8
  • Features 8
  • Cpu 5
  • Battery 7


HTC One A9 is a well-crafted smartphone which weighs around 145 gm which makes it lightweight and handy. It has sleek design contains thin metal frame and an elegant finish. It is coupled with 3 GB RAM with 1.5GHz quad-core + 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 processor powered by Android v6 Marshmallow operating system. It’s chipped with 13 MP primary and 4 MP secondary camera for the excellent images at any time but make sure the atmosphere is viewable. It is using 32 GB internal memory and can be expandable up to 2TB. It has a 2150mAH lithium-ion battery which can work like a charm on a 3g network.


The body is simple and stylish but sturdy and elegant. The display has 1080 p capacitive touchscreen and is protected by a Gorilla Glass 4.o to defense against harsh rigid and major force. Design overall is worth your requirements and money.


It has a average camera of 13 mp which is able to capture clear images in good light but is fail to give much more beauty in dim light as it not supports low light in the sense. 4MP front camera is also medium in performance and gives blurry images zooming in.


It has 3 GB ram flocked with dual processors which have influential effect on its performance.  Mobile cannot be found with lagging or overheating issue due to these elements.
Many Users claimes of running mulitple apps and found no hassle there. Its performance is way better than any other smartphone relevant to its price.


Battery drains fast but it can be upgraded into QC 3.0 and with same charger it increases its capacity.


Phone is excellent and one who hasn’t used any HTC mobile yet try this sleeky device, as it will give you a unique android experience and a better performance in one place.


Nice display,
Better inbuilt RAM,
Dual processore,
Sleeky look


Have to switch QC 3.0 battery for the better performance,

bad Camera quality in low light,

Average specifications

HTC One A9 - Full Specs

Device Information

  • Device Type
    Smart Android phone
  • Model
    one a9
  • Released
    01 November, 2015
  • Status


  • Type Type refers to the phone's size and shape or the overall layout that the smartphone adapts. Generally, we see these types. - Bar, sliding, phablet and foldable.
  • Dimensions (Width*length)
    14.6 x 0.7 x 7.1 cm
  • Weight
  • Colors The shade of a single or gradient tint uses by the device.
    Brown, Black, Golden, gray, silver
  • Flashlight The flashlight is the LED (Light emitting diode)


  • 2G
    Yes, GSM 850, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, GSM 900
  • 3G
    Yes, HSDPA 850, HSDPA 900, HSDPA 2100, HSDPA 1900
  • 4G
    Yes, LTE 700, LTE 800, LTE 850, LTE 1700, LTE 2100, LTE 1800, LTE 2600, LTE 900, LTE 2300
  • SIM SIM (Subscriber Identity Module)
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM


  • Display Type
    AMOLED Capacitive Touch Screen
  • Size
    5.5 inch
  • Resolution
    1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display Colors The different degree (hue, tone) of colors that the display is showing. There are 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors. As of now, 16 M is the most distinguished color value.
    16M Colors
  • Touch Screen
    Upto 5 fingers
  • Display Protection
    Gorilla Glass 4
  • Other Features It includes rest of mobile features including the display to apps.
    1080 p Capacitive touchscreen


  • Audio Playback
  • Video Playback
    3GP, MP4, MKV, H.264, H.263 FLV, WMV, xVID, AVI
  • Video Out
  • FM Radio
  • Notifications In the notification panel, the user gets notified when receiving an alert, task, updates or event.
    Vibration, MP3 ringtones, WAV
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker
  • Handsfree


  • Rear (Primary)
    13 MP
  • Front
    4 MP with f2 aperture
  • Image quality
    standard quality
  • Video quality
    With 1080p
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of 2160p@30/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera holds many features that's makes every phone work in a different way. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds- Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer e.t.c.
    Autofocus, Touch Focus, Face Beauty, HDR, Scene Modes, Self-timer, Face Detection, Smile detection Gesture Shot, Voice Capture, OIS Sensor, F2.0 Aperture, Pro Mode, Slow motion, PDAF Focus, HyperLapse.


  • Operating System
    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Java Support
  • Youtube Youtube is the most popular video sharing and watching platform, where users can make an account and upload the videos and earn revenue through ads.
  • Facebook Facebook connects people around the world. It's started as a dynamic PHP based site now engaging over 5 billion people by means of Apps like Messenger and other applications. Facebook owns Instagram as well as the Linkedin.


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to work in real-time constraints and dedicated functions. Expensive smartphones tend to have better chipset which performs more advanced operations.
    quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
  • CPU It stands for a Central Processing Unit. CPU process the jobs given by the operator.
    Octa Core Processor
  • GPU GPU is a phrase known for the graphics processing unit which is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, images production, and 3D Motion by handling the memory.
    Adreno 405
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    3 GB
  • Processor Speed
    1.5+1.2 Ghz
  • Internal Storage It's a space memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets e.t.c where the device reserves the applications and all the data like Operating system, Videos, music.
    32 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an external memory alternative to extend the storage using a MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    2 TB
  • Card Slot It's a location where we place the memory card.
    MicroSD with 1 Nano sim
  • Sensors
    Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light, G-Sensor, Gyro, Fingerprint, Compass, Sensor Hub, Magnetic Sensor,


  • Bluetooth A wireless computing technology to receive and take the date in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet.
    Bluetooth 4.1, With apt-X
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
  • Wi-fi Hotspot A Hotspot is a technology designed to connect the multiple devices if other devices have the WIFI turned on. Hotspot assists in providing Internet to the Users who have no Internet data connection. Hotspot doesn't require a SIM card.
  • Infrared It's an old electronic way to share data between two devices using infrared beams.
  • GPS The Global Positioning System is a widely used satellite technology to navigate the location, velocity and the position of the object.
  • NFC A Vogue feature stands for Near field communication. It works under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    microUSB 2.0
  • Wireless Charging An electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling. Main Uses - charging station.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control


  • GPRS General Packet Radio Service allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE Enhanced Data GSM Environment allows 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the normal 2G GSM Service.
  • Speed
    HSPA plus, LTE CAT4 150 Mbps DL, LTE 50 Mbps
  • Web Browser Web Browser can be a software or a web which permits users to surf contents (Images, videos, texts, and other stuff) on the WWW (World wide web) URL. Web browser renders the HTML (markup language) from the website to display contents.
    android browser


  • SMS Short Messaging Service
  • MMS Multimedia Messaging Service helps users send more graphical short messages including Audio clip, GIF e.t.c.
  • Email Electronic mail is not so different from a traditional mail system as it lets the user send, receive and store data in the form of images, text and other digital files. Each user has a unique email address, If you have no one yet, then you can get it via GMAIL and Yahoo
  • IM


  • Battery Type In short these are some of the battery types that smartphones use - Lithium Polymer, Lithium-Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride, and Nickel Cadmium. Li-po and the Li-on are in the current phase.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery capacity is the maximum number of energy packets stored in the mass of the battery.
    2150 mAh
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery while the non-removal battery comes fixed.
  • Standby Standby is the total amount of time a smartphone can go after full charging. It's a net time when a user leaves a device in a free mode and receiving notifications, SMS or incoming calls.
    Up to 432 Hrs
  • Talk Time Talk-time depicts the longest time a user can talk on a smartphone after a single full charge.
    16 Hrs
  • Music Play
    upto 70 Hrs

What's inside the box

  • Overall
    USB Data Cable
    User Manual
    3.5mm Headset
    Warranty Card

HTC One A9 - Users Reviews

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  • Usability of Camera interface, image and video quality in different light conditions and environment.
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