The HTC One A9 is a quietly brilliant move for a failing company


By now you’ve probably heard all about HTC’s new One A9 (which we just reviewed). There are two camps in regard to the company’s late-2015 flagship, and it seems like everyone either loves it or hates it. And while there is plenty of criticism that you can throw at HTC and the One A9, this phone is arguably the best chance the company has to plug the holes in its financially-sinking ship. Read more

Check out our gallery of the HTC One A9


So the new HTC One A9 arrived on my doorstep late in the afternoon yesterday. And like many of HTC’s devices, this is one premium piece of hardware. The One A9 features an all-metal unibody design that has been brushed twice and then received a bead-blasted finish. All around, it measures 145.7 x 70.8 x 7.26mm. HTC built another device that is both beautiful to look at and feel.

Need a look for yourself? Check out various shots of the One A9 after the break.

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Where (and when) you can buy the HTC One A9 in the U.S.


An unlocked variant of the new HTC One A9 can already be pre-ordered following the handset’s announcement earlier today. The company is selling the One A9 at a “promotional price” of $399 set to last for a limited time. That price also applies to the carrier variants that operate on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint’s networks. And each of them, with the exception of Sprint skipping Deep Garnet color, will have the One A9 in Carbon Gray, Opal Silver, and Deep Garnet.

Select carriers have committed to selling the One A9 online and in retail stores, too.

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HTC teases the “next evolution of the One” for October 20


One week from today, HTC will unveil its next phone that is expected to be the One A9. The company will share the floor at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn later that day with Tidal for a charity concert that will benefit the New World Foundation. Needless to say, HTC will have a very busy October 20 this year. HTC is continuing to build hype for next week by releasing a teaser video that proclaims the “next evolution of the One” is coming.

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