HTC One A9 (3GB RAM, 32GB)

price Rs. 24,994 onwards launch Dec, 2015
current magic score ?
53.6
verdict AVOID
average value-for-money
currently ranked
#17
of 41 phones in Rs. 20,000 - 25,000

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 14 expert review(s)

WHAT WE LIKED
  • Excellent build quality
  • Beautiful, premium design
  • Very good in-hand feel
  • Very good display
  • HTC's Sense UI has useful added features, and is one of the better skins overlaying Android
  • Very good speed/performance
  • Very good, fast camera - images are sharp and have good contrast levels
  • Excellent good audio quality
  • Good call quality
  • Decent battery life

WHAT WE DIDN'T
  • No major negatives

14 expert review(s)


208+ user reviews

video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • AMOLED
  • Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4)
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Effect Sensor
  • Magnetic Sensor
  • Sensor Hub
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm MSM8952 Snapdragon 617
GPUAdreno 405
RAM3 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 2 TB
Battery
Battery Capacity2150 mAh
Battery Standby (3G)432 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G)16.00 hrs
Other Battery Parameters
  • HD Video Playback: up to 12 hrs
  • Audio Playback: up to 60 hrs
  • Internet use on WiFi: up to 9 hrs
Dimensions
Weight143 gm
Thickness7.26 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • Sapphire Cover Lens
  • BSI Sensor
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Auto or Pro mode to capture photo
  • RAW Capture
Secondary Camera4.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • HTC UltraPixel
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Full HD Video Recording
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Fast Battery Charging (Quick Charge 2.0, 3.0 support)
  • Dolby Audio with Hi-Fi Audio
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.14/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys