HTC Hits Back The Rivals With Two New Launches – HTC One A9, Desire 828 Dual SIMby Team Versus November 28, 2015
Given the fact that HTC is one among the leading tech companies in the world and that it has a reputation of being a fierce competitor, it is hard for such a company to keep quiet when the rivals are abuzz and active with releasing their new flagship phones. Yes, we are talking about the ‘cold war’ that exists so prominently among all the tech companies. Only recently, we all saw the advent of One Plus X phone, then came the Lenovo Vibe and the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and the Xiaomi Note 2 Pro. With the competitors coming up with new phones, it was only a matter of time when HTC hits back with a reply. What a reply indeed! It has come up with not one but two new launches – The HTC One A9 and the HTC Desire 828 with Dual SIM. Read on to know what these phones hold in store for you..
HTC One A9
The phone looks like any other ordinary HTC phone but as they say ‘look can be disguising’ the moment you switch on the phone you would know what a technological beauty it is.
The HTC One A9 has been a talking point in the tech world for its striking resemblance to the Apple iPhone 6 and the 6s. When the rumours of the device first appeared on the internet, rumours went flying about it being the potential iPhone killer. Putting all the speculation to rest, HTC has delved into its details and on a closer look, you too would notice the differences.
The full metal body design of A9 is inspired by the company’s previous flagship phone HTC One M9 and the finger print scanner on the front side is pretty similar to the one in HTC One M9+. The metal body not only gives the phone a premium look but also make it visually appealing that would easily catch the attention of the consumers.
As beautiful as it looks from the outside, the inside of the phone features a powerhouse specs. The new phone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 Chipset and is coupled with 3 GB RAM.
So, for all the multi-tasking enthusiasts out there it may sound as a sweet music to your ears as you can be sure to switch between your apps fluidly and complete your tasks in a jiffy. For all your storage needs, the phone packs in a 32GB internal storage capacity plus there is an external slot for microSD that can be expanded up to 2TB.
For all those who consider camera as one of the major points while buying a new smartphone you would be delighted with the supreme quality of picture clicked with the 13MP camera that has f/2.0 aperture, true tone LED flash, BSI sensor, auto-focus phase detection and optical image stabilization features.
One of the highlights of this awesome new phone is its powerful 2150 mAH non-removable battery, and its quick charge 3.0 feature that assures you keep your phone up and running for all day. This feature will be enabled through the upcoming software update. For all your connectivity needs, the phone offers a wide range of options including 4G support, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi 802. 11n.
HTC also claims that the camera lens on the HTC one A9 has a sapphire lens for the cover. The secondary camera is a decent 4 MP snapper that lets you click those cute selfies. Also, the phone is all set to be the first model in the HTC range to run on Android 6 Marshmallow out of the box.
HTC Desire 828 with Dual Sim
We all know the stronghold of HTC in the mid-range smartphones segment and the HTC desire is an excellent addition to its already long and glorious list of midrange phones. This device launched other than HTC One A9 has the distinction of being the first model in the Desire series to feature OIS. The dual SIM feature (it supports two GSM Nano Sim cards) is a great boon for people who use different phones for office and personal use; you can now combine both into one and get rid of the hassles of handling two phones.
Desire 828 features a standard 5.5” full HD screen that has a brilliant display, the signature quality of the HTC phones. Although, the Desire 828 is a mid-range phone, its hardware specs sounds nothing like ordinary.
It is powered by 1.5 GHz MediaTek MT6753 SoC and comes with 2 GB RAM. No matter, if you are a power user or if you like to play heavy games on your phone, you can be sure that you enjoy working on your phone and run through your tasks without worrying about lagging issues.
If you are one of those users who love to store a lot of video and other multimedia files on your phone for entertainment, you get sufficient amount of storage space, the phone packs in 16 GB internal storage. For all any additional needs, you can use a MicroSD to expand the storage capacity.
If you are an ardent music lover, you would be surely delighted with supreme audio quality of the BoomSound stereo speakers, which are perfectly complemented by the Dolby audio enhancement.
Just like all other HTC phones, the Desire 828 too has an excellent 13MP camera on the rear side and has a 4MP UltraPixel camera on the front. So, if you are one of those people who like to click pictures at every random place and time, Get clicking and relish your small, sweet memories for long.
For connectivity needs, the phone offers a multitude of choices including Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi that allows easy transfer of files. Also, the phone features built-in sensors including ambient light sensors, proximity sensor, accelerometer and gyroscope.
Both HTC Desire 828 and the HTC One A9 are slated to be available in the Indian market latest by December, however, HTC has not divulged any information yet about the price of either of the devices but it said that it will announce the prices few days before the official launch.