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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)

HTC One A9 Pros and cons

HTC One A9 - Full Specifications

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
    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 while 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
  • Face Unlock Face-unlock enables the function to unlock the face by seeing on the screen.
  • 4K supported 4 dimensional or 4K is a short phrase given for the video resolution of [email protected]/60fps/120fps. It's now a standard meter for the newage smartphones.
  • Back Flash
  • Front Flash
  • Camera Features The rear and the front camera hold many features making every phone work differently. There are some features that the smartphone usually holds are - Optical Zoom, smile-detection, self-timer, brightness setting 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


  • Chipset Chipset is an array of integrated circuits meant to perform 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. It's generally known as the brain of the device. In short, the CPU process the lines of tasks assigned by the operator.
    Octa Core Processor
  • GPU The Term GPU stands for the graphics processing unit. It is a single-chip processor meant to boost up object alteration, image production, and 3D Motion by manipulating the memory.
    Adreno 405
  • RAM (Memory) Random Access Memory
    3 GB
  • Processor Speed
    1.5+1.2 Ghz
  • Internal Storage It's a reserved memory in Smartphones, laptops, tablets, e.t.c, allowing to save all the data pertaining to the applications, videos, images, and other files in one place.
    32 GB
  • Expandable Memory It's an alternative external memory to extend the storage size by means of MicroSD card, flash e.t.c
    2 TB
  • Card Slot It's a medium or location putting the memory card.
    MicroSD with 1 Nano sim
  • Sensors
    Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light, G-Sensor, Gyro, Fingerprint, Compass, Sensor Hub, Magnetic Sensor,


  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless computing technology to collect and transmit the data in two paired devices. Using Bluetooth, A User can connect the wired and wireless device to share any kind of file without the Internet. It's slow but self-reliant.
    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 kind of technology devised to connect multiple devices all in one Internet. The hotspot is solely dependent on the person who is sharing it, and other people need to turn on the wifi to use it.
  • 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 It's A Standard mobile feature that stands for Near field communication. It acts under the proximity sensor when bringing two devices too close.
  • HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface
  • USB (Universal Serial Bus)
    microUSB 2.0
  • OTG
  • Wireless Charging It works when an electromagnetic field develops the tension between the two objects providing the output via inductive coupling
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack
  • Remote Control


  • GPRS GPS (General Packet Radio Service) allows wireless data transfer service in 2G and 3G GSM SIM. Example - pictures, SIM network browsing, and videos.
  • EDGE EDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) enables a 4x faster data transfer rate compared to the regular 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 that lets users 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
  • Fast charging An Integrated technology that powers up the smartphone much faster than the regular charging.
  • Removable Users can disengage the removable battery, but the non-removal battery comes fixed with the device and cannot be removed.
  • Standby Standby is the total amount of time a smartphone can go after full charging. It's counted 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 is the period a user can talk on a smartphone after a single full recharge.
    16 Hrs
  • Music Play
    upto 70 Hrs

What's inside the box

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

Total Specs Score

7.7 3.9 1
  • Design 9
  • Display 9
  • Camera 8
  • Features 8
  • Cpu 5
  • Battery 7


HTC One A9 is a well-crafted smartphone that weighs around 145 gm, which makes it lightweight and handy. It has a sleek design that contains a 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 the Android v6 Marshmallow operating system. It’s chipped with 13 MP primary and 4 MP secondary cameras 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 a 1080 p capacitive touchscreen and is protected by a Gorilla Glass 4.o to defense against harsh rigid and significant force. The design overall is worth your requirements and money.


It has an average camera of 13 mp, which can capture clear images in good light but is fail to give much more beauty in dim light as it does not support low light in a sense. 4MP front camera is also medium in performance and offers blurry images zooming in.


It has 3 GB ram flocked with dual processors that have a substantial effect on its performance. Mobile cannot be found with lagging or overheating issues due to these elements.

Many Users claimes to be using multiple 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 the same charger, it increases its capacity.


The 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 processor,

Sleeky look



Have to switch QC 3.0 battery for the better performance,

bad camera quality in low light,

Average specifications

HTC One A9 - Users Reviews

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