HTC One A9s has been quietly announced at IFA 2016, it is mid-range series smartphone device from the company in the A series. It is said to be a sequel of the HTC One A9 was launched back in 2015. The handset is available in Black, Gold and Silver color variants and as of now not a single word on its pricing and availability.
The HTC One A9s sports a 5.0-inch Super LCD display with HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution that can deliver a high pixel density of 441ppi. There are few changes in the design compared to HTC A9 such as no front HTC logo, the camera sensor at the back is no longer centered, but similar brushed metal uni-body design with soft rounded edges and antenna bands along the sides at the back.
The handset is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core processor that’s fueled by 64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755) chipset clubbed with 700MHz Mali T860MP2 GPU. It will be available in two different variants like 2GB of RAM with 16GB of internal storage or 3GB of RAM with 32GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 2TB with the help of microSD card slot.
On the camera front, the A9s has a 13-megapixel autofocus primary camera on the back with f/2.2 aperture, BSI sensor and LED flash. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with wide f/2.8 aperture and 1.12 μm Pixel to capture wide group selfies and high quality video chatting. Both front and rear cameras can shoots Full HD 1080p videos at 30fps.
The handset also equipped with two microphones with noise cancellation while it does not carry the BoomSound stereo speakers, but the company included customized sound profiles for better sound experience. It also features a fingerprint sensor below the home button.
HTC One A9s runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI interface on top. It packs a 2300mAh battery under the hood. It has a dual SIM card slot on board along with 4G LTE connectivity, apart from 4G includes 3G, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, A-GPS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack and FM Radio connectivity options. It measures 146.49 x 71.5 x 7.99 mm and weighs 150 grams.