A month after taking wraps off the One A9 in the US, HTC has also launched the smartphone in India. One of the key talking points of the smartphone is its premium unibody metallic design. The smartphone also comes with fingerprint scanner that doubles as the home button. Also Read - YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps stops working on these phones from today: Check if your phone is in the listAlso Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setup
The One A9 is also one of the non-Nexus smartphones to ship with Google s latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out-of-the-box. While HTC has kept the price under wraps, it did mention that it will start shipping in the next two weeks, which is when it will reveal the pricing. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
HTC One A9 specifications and features: The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch full HD (1080p) display covered with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection. It is powered by Qualcomm s 64-bit Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor along with 3GB of RAM. It comes with 32GB of built-in storage, and also supports microSD card slot for expandable storage up to 2TB.
In the photography department, the One A9 comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with a BSI sensor, phase detection auto-focus, true-tone LED flash and optical image stabilization. The camera also offers supports for RAW quality photos. A built-in hyperlapse mode is also included for capturing long time-lapse videos. Up front, HTC has fitted its 4-UltraPixel snapper for video calls and selfies.
The smartphone also boasts off a 2,150mAh non-removable battery and Quick Charge 3.0 feature, which the company will be enabled via the upcoming software update. Connectivity options such as 4G support, Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth and GPS are also present. The One A9 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box wrapped under Sense UI.
HTC has also included Dolby Audio and Hi-Fi Audio, which it claims to offer unmatched audio experience. The smartphone will be available in carbon gray, opal silver, topaz gold and deep garnet color options.