The Next Big Thing?
HTC recently disclosed the HTC One A9, the most recent expansion to the company’s group of smartphones that appears to be synonymous with the world beater Apple iPhone. The HTC One A9 will go on sale from the start of November and has been estimated at $399.99 (roughly Rs. 26,000). There’s no announcement yet on the price to be sold in India per se. US pre-orders for the HTC One A9 commenced recently by means of the company’s online store.
What Sets It Apart From the Rest
The Taiwanese maker is packaging a few offers, for example, the ‘Uh-Oh’ security plan that will offer a free phone substitution on account of a split cracked screen, water harm or a carrier switch inside of the initial twelve months from the date of procurement. It is additionally giving ceaselessly 6 months of Google Play Music subscription which is good news for music lovers across the globe. The phone will be accessible in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold and Deep Garnet shades. As had been said in a few leaks, the HTC One A9 accompanies a physical button that sits beneath the screen and a configuration that is exceedingly reminiscent of the iPhone 6. The cell phone wears an all-metal body. A standout amongst the most eminent features of HTC’s new smartphone is the fact that it plays host to a wide myriad of cutting edge Android updates.
The HTC Guarantee
During the launch, the HTC America President Jason Mackenzie guaranteed that the unlocked HTC One A9 will get each Android OS update inside of 15 days of the Nexus range. HTC is most likely pushing its One A9 as an android gadget that will get upgrades as and when the Nexus devices receive them. Be that as it may, we will need to hold up to see whether the company has the capacity to meet its guarantee as the company has already missed its OS upgrade due dates.
The HTC One A9 will be accessible in two inbuilt storage and RAM renditions. There’s a 16 GB edition with 2 GB RAM and a 32 GB edition with 3 GB RAM, both having expandable storage by means of a microSD card and that is up to 2 TB. For details, the HTC One A9 comes equipped with an all-new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 1.5 GHz quad-core and 1.2 GHz quad-core modules. It will be running thanks to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense skin on top. In light of that, it is the first Marshmallow-based handset of the company.
Including a 5-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) display, the One A9 additionally accompanies Corning Gorilla Glass 4. It has a 13-megapixel back camera with sapphire cover lens. It accompanies f/2.0 aperture, self-adjust, BSI sensor, OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), 1080p video recording as well as an LED flash module. The cell phone will wear a 4-megapixel UltraPixel front facing camera. It is fuelled by a 2150 mAh battery. Network alternatives incorporate 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Micro USB.
The listing of the company affirms that the HTC One A9 supports Indian LTE bands. Other eminent components incorporate fingerprint sensor, light sensor, vicinity sensor, gyro and also magnetic sensor. The handset shockingly looks a great deal like the Apple’s new iPhones. Regardless of the similarities, everybody will definitely concur that the phone looks dazzling.
Unlike its antecedents which don’t have any physical button, the HTC One A9 has a home key beneath the display – simply like the Samsung phones. This acts both as the home key as well as fingerprint sensor.
The company likewise showcased a few extras for the One A9, including the Dot View cases which will be accessible as the HTC Dot View II case and will be available in Obsidian, Deep Garnet, Sea Coral and Turquoise Blue hues starting one month from now.
When the specifications sound too riveting, only the time will show how it performs and whether it can replace a few iPhone owners with HTC One A9.