In an event in New Delhi, HTC has announced the company’s latest & first One A series smartphone – HTC One A9 smartphone in India but they haven’t revealed the pricing & availability at the time of launch. Now, today HTC has announced the pricing & availability of the device. HTC One A9 costs Rs. 29,990 and it is available exclusively on Snapdeal. It comes in Carbon Gray & Opal Silver. Registration for the sale will start from December 9th, 2015 & closes on December 14th, 2015. The smartphone will go on sale from December 15th, 2015.
Faisal Siddiqui, President, HTC South Asia, said:
“Melding the best of HTC’s acclaimed design and innovation with the latest from Google’s Android, this is a stunning, no-compromise smartphone that stands out from the crowd. Built for people who want a better choice, the HTC One A9 is a smartphone that combines striking design on the outside with the newest features of Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense on the inside to create an unrivaled smartphone experience.”
Tony Navin, Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives. Snapdeal said:
“We are thrilled to launch the HTC One A9 in India. This is a great addition to our smartphone offerings, given the success of this phone overseas. We are confident that this phone will be well received by our customers across Metros, Tier-1 & Tier-2 towns & cities.”
HTC One A9 Hands On Video
On the specifications front, it features 5-inch full HD AMOLED display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. It is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-Core 617 processor which is paired with Adreno 405 GPU & 3GB RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense UI on top of it and has 32GB in-built memory, the memory can be expanded further up to 2TB on both variant by using microSD card.
On the imaging front, it features 13-megapixel rear-camera with LED flash, BSI Sensor, OIS, PDAF and Ultrapbixel front-facing camera for selfie & video-calling.
It has connectivity features like 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS.
It packs 2150mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0.