The HTC One A9s is a flagship smartphone that blends premium design, respectable performance, and a reliable camera system into a compact package. If you’re in the market for an affordable and stylish smartphone with a touch of HTC’s legacy, the HTC One A9s is worth considering.
|Price in Pakistan||PKR 26,900 Expected|
|Other Countries||$93 €89 £77 ¥685 ₹7800 ﷼349 Expected|
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G Bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Bands||1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 38, 40|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps|
|Announced||2016, September. Released 2016, November|
|Dimensions||146.5 x 71.5 x 8 mm (5.77 x 2.81 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||149.8 g (5.29 oz)|
|Size||5.0 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~65.8% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~294 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)|
|OS||Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), Sense UI|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 (28 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||16GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM|
|Single||13 MP, f/2.2, 28mm (wide), 1.12µm, AF|
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Single||5 MP, f/2.8, 34mm (standard), 1/5", 1.12µm|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|NFC||Yes (payments only)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Type||Li-Ion 2300 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Black, Silver, Gold|
Design and Display
The first thing that strikes you about the HTC One A9s is its design. It is a pleasure to touch and admire due to its slender shape, curved edges, and exquisitely carved detailing. The HTC One A9s sports a 5-inch HD display that offers vibrant colors and sharp visuals. The phone’s screen-to-body ratio is 65.8% and has a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels. Corning Gorilla Glass, with a 294 ppi density, guards the phone.
Performance and Storage
The HTC One A9s is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 processor paired with 2GB or 3GB of RAM, depending on the variant. The efficient processor strikes a balance between performance and power consumption, ensuring a smooth user experience without draining the battery rapidly. The HTC One A9s has enough internal storage (16GB or 32GB) for apps, pictures, and movies. The gadget now supports microSD card expansion, enabling users to add additional storage as needed.
Camera quality is a crucial consideration for smartphone users, and the HTC One A9s doesn’t disappoint. It features a 13MP main camera with autofocus and LED flash, capable of capturing detailed photos in various lighting conditions. For selfies and video calls, the 5MP front-facing camera is ideal. Although it may not have the advanced camera functions seen in premium smartphones, it nonetheless produces consistent and pleasing images for the majority of users.
Battery and Connectivity
The 2,300mAh battery ensures all-day usage and fast charging support gets you back to full power quickly. In terms of connectivity, the phone is equipped with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, and a micro USB 2.0 port. Additionally, it features a front-mounted fingerprint sensor for enhanced security and an accelerometer for various motion-related functions.
Here is an overview of the pricing information for the HTC One A9s in Pakistan:
Please note that pricing details are subject to change and may vary depending on the retailer or provider. It is always advisable to confirm the price before making a purchase.