HTC One A9 fails to impress financial analysts


The HTC One A9 is prepared to hit the market in the coming weeks and with a price point significantly lower than flagship devices. HTC is hoping the combination of a “good enough” device from a hardware standpoint combined with affordability in a package designed to emulate another market winner will be a win for them. Unfortunately, it does not look like any positives the new HTC device brings to the market is going to be enough to reverse the pessimistic view of the company that financial analysts have. Read more

Don’t expect to see the HTC Grip in 2015


At the start of 2015, Under Armour formed a strategic partnership with HTC that would task the hardware manufacturer with designing products to work with UA Record. Both companies would be moving into the connected health and fitness sector that’s already crowded with offerings from Fitbit, Nike, Apple, Jawbone, and many more. The original release date for the partnership’s first product, the Grip, was scheduled for February; however, HTC continuously delayed the device and commented in July that a launch was coming “later this year.”

Nine months after the activity tracker debuted, we now know that the HTC Grip will not arrive in 2015.

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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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