HTC One A9 and HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM smartphones launched in India

The Taiwan-based smartphone manufacturer, HTC has launched two new devices in the Indian market today, dubbed as HTC One A9 and HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM.

The HTC One A9 is a mid-end premium smartphone, which looks quite similar to Apple iPhone 6 apart from the rear camera placement.

The HTC One A9 is equipped with a 5-inch FHD display with screen resolution of 1980 x 1080 pixels, which is further protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 617, Octa-core 64-bit (4 x 1.5GHz + 4 x 1.2GHz) processor.

HTC One A9

Paired with 2GB and 3GB of RAM, the handset offers 16GB and 32GB of internal storage respectively, which can be expanded up to 2TB. The HTC One A9 sports a 13MP main camera with sapphire cover lens, autofocus, OIS, BSI sensor. There’s an UltraPixel front camera.

On the battery front, the handset includes 2,150 mAh battery with Quick Charge 2.0 support (forward compatible with Quick Charging 3.0 with the future software upgrade) as well as a fingerprint sensor embedded into the home button.

Apart from the latest Nexus devices, the HTC One A9 is the only handset that runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow wrapped under the HTC Sense UI.

The HTC One A9 comes with HTC BoomSound combined with Dolby Audio surround technology.

Connectivity-wise, the HTC One A9 comes with 4G LTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS, micro-USB 2.0 port and a 3.5mm stereo audio jack. The HTC One A9 will be available in different color options i.e. Carbon Grey, Opal Silver, Deep Garnet, and Topaz Gold.

The HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Powered by a 64-bit 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 processor paired with 2GB of RAM and Mali-T760 GPU, the handset offers 16GB of Internal storage, which is expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card slot.

HTC Desire 828 Dual SIM

The Desire 828 sports a 13MP rear camera with LED flash support, BSI sensor, OIS, PDAF and a 4MP HTC UltraPixel front-facing camera for selfies. Both the front and rear cameras also offer the ability to capture Full HD video.

The device features Dolby Audio powered HTC BoomSound speakers.

The smartphone will be shipped with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7 UI on top. A 2,800 mAh battery under the hood powers the handset.

Meanwhile, it has usual connectivity option such as 4G/LTE support, 3G HSPA+, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS/A-GPS+GLONASS, etc.

The handset will be available in two color options: White Pearl and Phantom Grey. As on now, we don’t have any information about the pricing and availability.