The Beast from HTC
Display and Design
The HTC One A9 32GB sports a 5-inch Full HD (1,080 x 1,920 pixels) AMOLED display protected by the latest Corning Gorilla Glass v4. Having a pixel density of 441ppi, it provides enriched viewing experience and crisp clarity. The phone has a weight of only 143 grams and a thickness of 7.2mm, making it very light and slim in terms of other high-end HTC phones.
Configuration and OS
The HTC One A9 comes with two Cortex A53 quad-core processors which are clocked at 1.5GHz and 1.3GHz respectively, and seated on Qualcomm MSM 8952 Snapdragon 617 chipset. 3GB of RAM assists the phone in seamless multi-tasking. Rich graphics are taken care of by the Adreno 405 GPU. The One A9 provides the users with ample storage space with its large 32GB of internal storage. If that deems insufficient, microSD cards upto 2TB can be fitted in the device to increase its memory. The phone ships with the latest Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS.
Camera and Multimedia
HTC has been providing users with great camera quality, and this phone is no exception. It is equipped with a 13MP rear camera, having a BSI sensor, an LED flash and optical image stabilization. Other significant camera features include, continuous shooting, Face Detection, Geo-Tagging, HDR, Touch to focus, and multi mode. The HTC One A9 can record FHD videos at 30FPS. It has a 4UP (ultrapixel) front camera which has the ability to capture up to 300% more light per pixel, producing great quality normal as well as low light selfies. HTC has endowed the phone with an array of sensors, namely, an Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope, Proximity sensor and for additional security, a fingerprint sensor.
Battery and Connectivity
The HTC One A9 is powered by a 2,150mAh, li-ion battery, and claims to provide a talktime of up to 16 hours on 3G mode. Connectivity and networking options in the phone includes GPRS, EDGE, 3G, 4G LTE, GPS, NFC, OTA sync, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and USB connectivity.
The HTC One A9 is a great device, it has everything that you expect from a phone falling in this price range. It has a powerful configuration to carry out your tasks with ease, Marshmallow OS to support all the latest application on the Playstore, a great front camera to produce brilliant selfies and a great display to enhance your viewing experience. The only bummer is the average battery backup of this phone.