A worthy smartphone
Display and Build
The HTC One A9s has a great looking metal body with its diamond-cut buttons and curved screen Gorilla Glass. It flaunts a 5-inch S-LCD HD (720 x 1,080 pixels) with a pixel density of 294ppi.
With a thickness of 7.9mm and a weight of 149.8grams it fits comfortably in your palm. It can be availed in various exclusive colors like Amber Gold, Glacial Silver and Gunmetal Gray.
Processor and OS
Sitting on the inside is a MediaTek MT6755 chipset bearing a 2GHz octa-core Cortex A53 processor paired with 3GB of RAM. The presence of Mali-T860 MP2 GPU gives you the freedom to stay immersed in powerful games. It ships with Android v6.0 (Marshmallow) OS To enhance your experience, there is HTC Sense UI on the top.
Camera, Storage and Others
The HTC One A9s packs a 13MP rear camera with Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) and an LED Flash. It has a 2.2F aperture and comes with Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Digital image stabilization, Face detection and Touch to focus. It supports full HD recording at 30fps. Equally stunning is its 5MP front snapper which supports Selfie Voice command, BSI and has an aperture of 2.8F.
The HTC One A9s boasts of a 32GB of internal memory expandable to upto 2TB.
Battery and Connectivity
The HTC One A9s features a 2,300mAh Li-ion battery promising to deliver up to 13.1 hours of talktime and up to 432 hours of standby time in 3G networks. Stay connected through 4G LTE, 3G, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct, Mobile hotspot, Wi-Fi 5GHz, GLONASS, GPS/AGPS, and Bluetooth v4.0.
The HTC One A9s is a premium smartphone which certainly impresses with it all metallic looks, and a powerful configuration. The voice command supported front camera makes it a lucrative choice for selfie-lovers. However a FHD display would have been much more appreciated considering its budget.