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HTC One A9 (2015) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
Adreno 405
2 GB / 16 GB
5 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, optical image stabilization, autofocus

HTC announced the launch of the One A9 smartphone in 2015. The manufacturer is offering the HTC One A9 phone with 5 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The HTC One A9 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2150 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5 inches phone comes with AMOLED display (1080 x 1920 px). The AMOLED is a display technology and stands for Active Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diodes, it is a type of OLED display and is used in smartphones.

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HTC One A9 specifications

BrandHTC
NameOne A9
ModelONEA9
Release date2015

Body

The weight of HTC One A9 is about 5.04 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this HTC phone are average (5.74 x 2.79 x 0.29 inches).

Weight5.04 oz
Dimensions5.74 x 2.79 x 0.29 inches
Colorsacid gold, carbon gray, cast iron, deep garnet, opal silver, rose gold
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The HTC One A9 comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405

Display

The size of One A9 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches AMOLED display of HTC One A9 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeAMOLED
Screen size5 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of HTC One A9 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM2 GB
Internal storage16 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the One A9 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of One A9 has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.

Selfie camera4 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4128 x 3096 px, optical image stabilization, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The HTC One A9 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The One A9 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The One A9 phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2150 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of One A9 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Ion 2150 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The One A9 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This HTC phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, proximity
SpecialsCorning Gorilla Glass 4, Ultrapixel selfie camera, HTC Sense
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the HTC One A9, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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