[MWC 2016]: HTC One X9 with 5.5-inch 1080p display, octa-core CPU and BoomSound speakers launched

“The One X9 is a high-end phablet with 3GB of RAM, 13MP/5MP cameras, 4G LTE and a 3,000mAh battery”

HTC recently introduced its latest smartphone under the One series, the One X9, in China. Now a few hours prior to the MWC in Barcelona, the Taiwanese tech giant has revealed its availability details. Similar to the previous One range of devices, the One X9 sports a premium aluminium unibody design with a brushed metal finish. The phone comes with dual front-facing BoomSound speakers with Dolby Audio, and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with the latest HTC Sense UI.

HTC One X9

The phablet-grade HTC One X9 flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD Super LCD display with a layer of Corning Gorilla Glass to keep scratches at bay. The phone packs in a 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio X10 64-bit processor, coupled with 3GB of RAM. For storage, the device gets 32GB of inbuilt memory, which can be further increased up to 2TB by inserting a microSD card. A 3,000mAh battery with an Extreme Power Saving mode and fast charging keeps the phone running. Connectivity-wise, the phone offers dual-SIM slots, 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Miracast and HTC Connect.

HTC One X9 colours

The One X9 features a 13MP primary snapper with autofocus, a BSI sensor, optical image stabilisition, f/2.0 aperture and 4K recording. For selfies and video calling purposes, the phone gets a 5MP front shooter with a BSI sensor, f/2.8 aperture and 1080p recording. The camera app of the device is loaded with several shooting modes like HDR, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Video Pic, Live Make-up, Pro mode with manual controls, one touch raw enhancement, Hyperlapse video mode, Slow Motion, and Panorama.

The HTC One X9 is compatible with the HTC Dot View II case. The phone comes in four colour variants – Carbon Grey, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold and Copper Rose. The device will begin rolling out in North Asia and EMEA regions by the end of the month. The phone is priced around Rs 25,000 in China. 

Akshay aka Techakko has been working with 91mobiles since 2012. Passionate about gadgets, he has a special interest in smartphones and games. The constant stream of news stories he writes is testament to his prowess as a human web crawler. A graduate in Computer Science, he dabbles as a game developer and competes in various gaming tournaments in his spare time. When he wants to take a break from the screen, he enjoys long rides on his Yamaha FZ-S.
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