Monday, 26 October 2015

HTC One A9 launched, looks alike iPhone Design

HTC has launched the new version of its One smartphone with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, which looked exact like Apple's iPhone. Priced at $399.99 for the unlocked version, HTC One will go on sale from November, though there is no word yet on the India price and availability. The US pre-orders of the device begun on Tuesday.

The Taiwanese manufacturer has
designed A9 similar to that of the iPhone 6 with all metal body, and glass design with smooth curves. HTC One A9 sports a 5-inch full HD AMOLED display1080x1920 pixels), and is powered by all-new 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 octa-core processor with 1.5GHz quad-core and 1.2GHz quad-core modules.

The Android 6.0 Marshmallow running HTC One A9 also comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 4 protection, while it is equipped with 13MP rear camera with support for 1080p video recording and 4-megapixel ultraPixel front-facing camera.

The smartphone comes in 16GB and 32GB storage options with both supporting expandable storage via microSD card (up to 2TB), and is available in  Carbon Grey, Opal Silver, Topaz Gold, and Deep Garnet colour variants.

The connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Micro-USB. The company listing confirms that the HTC One A9 supports Indian LTE bands, and the other highlighting features of the device include fingerprint sensor, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, gyro, and magnetic sensor.

At the launch event, her Wang, chairwoman and CEO, HTC said, "HTC is a smartphone pioneer, having delivered the first Android smartphone, the first Windows smartphone, the first 4G smartphone, and the first all-metal smartphone. Today [Tuesday] we're taking that heritage of innovation to the next level, unveiling a phone that stands apart in a market increasingly dominated by a company which controls every aspect of your phone. The HTC One A9 breaks from this trend by offering an incredible design, fantastic performance, cutting-edge software features and the freedom to take full control of your smartphone experience."

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