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HTC One A9

alaTest has collected and analyzed 756 reviews of HTC One A9. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the screen and camera. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed reviews on the connectivity and reception. Some have doubts about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC One A9 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC One A9

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of HTC One A9 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the camera and design. The portability and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some mixed views about the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Expert review by : Andy Vandervell (trustedreviews.com)

HTC One A9

 

HTC phones once had a reputation for being superb – but this feels like a long time ago now. The A9 is HTC's attempt to recover some lost ground.

Rich and colourful screen ; Fast fingerprint scanner ; Runs latest Android

A blatant iPhone rip-off ; Woeful battery life ; Badly overpriced

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

HTC One A9 review

 

HTC's latest handset boasts decent specs and an enjoyable picture and sound performance...

Enjoyable picture and sound performance ; Latest Android features ; Great camera ; Elegant build and design

Screen could be more dynamic ; Sound could have more insight and precision ; Only Full HD resolution ; Camera snaps could look more realistic

An iPhone lookalike with the latest Android specs – the HTC A9 is an appealing smartphone that tries to please everyone

Mar, 2016

Expert review by (t3.com)

HTC One A9 review: don’t let the shape fool you

 

HTC's new smartphone suits up in a full metal jacket

Good camera; ; Solid design; ; Android Marshmallow;

Battery not great ; Price high ; Mid-range spec

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

HTC One A9 review: Could it be magic?

 

If there's one trend that's emerged in 2015, it's that the mid-range or sub-flagship category of Android phones is arguably more exciting than those right at the top. We love the HTC One A9 and we think it's the most exciting handset HTC has launched...

Design, build, lighter Sense UI, launches on Android 6 Marshmallow, fast fingerprint scanner, impressive battery life

Camera not the best, display could be better, flagship price for a mid-level handset

We love the HTC One A9 and we think it's the most exciting handset HTC has launched in 2015. We'd pick it over the M9 because it has charm that the flagship lacks.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

HTC One A9 review

 

The world's best iPhone impersonator

High-contrast AMOLED screen ; Feels great ; Much-improved camera versatility ; Great finger scanner

Yes, it looks like an iPhone ; Expensive in the UK ; Max one-day battery life

iPhone copy or not, this is a top mid-range phone. Pity it sells at a top-end price.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Gareth Beavis (techradar.com)

HTC One A9 review

 

The iPhone with the brains of an Android

Improved camera ; Awesome design ; Good Marshmallow mix

Battery life too poor ; Some rattling in case ; Cost too high

To compare this too much to an iPhone would be unfair to the genuinely impressive power under the hood - but it's curious that HTC has decided on this design path.

Jan, 2017

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Expert review by : Curtis Moldrich (expertreviews.co.uk)

HTC One A9 review: Impressive – but a touch behind the best smartphones of 2016

 

The One A9 is a great phone with a superb screen and camera, but it's too expensive to compete with other flagships

The only real sticking point is the price. At £470-420 SIM-free it's up against the now hugely competitive Samsung Galaxy S6 , LG G4 and Sony Xperia Z5 Compact , all of which are faster and have better battery lives. In this light, it's not...

Jan, 2017

Expert review by : Andrew Hoyle (cnet.co.uk)

HTC One A9 review: The latest Android software comes at too high a price

 

Even with Marshmallow onboard, the HTC One A9's high price means this midrange mobile doesn't impress.

The HTC One A9 is among the first smartphones to launch with the latest Android Marshmallow operating system onboard, you can expand the storage with microSD cards, its camera takes decent shots and it boasts a metal body.

It's grossly overpriced, comparable in specs and performance to midrange phones costing far less.

HTC's One A9 is just fine for a midrange device, but for its astonishingly high full retail price, you can buy much more powerful, better overall phones.

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

HTC One A9 hands-on review

 

A fingerprint scanner, 13Mp camera and Android 6.0 Marshmallow

iPhone looks aside, the One A9 is a really nice new device from HTC. We like the thin and light design, especially in red, and the addition of a fingerprint scanner. Specs are good all-round with the rear camera looking to be the highlight but we need...

Oct, 2015

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (recombu.com)

HTC One A9 Review: In Depth

 

HTC One A9 Review (In Depth): We review HTC's latest 2015 5-inch phone, the One A9, which boasts a fingerprint sensor and 13-megapixel camera

Attractive, curvy design ; Camera supports RAW ; Bags of storage ; Marshmallow

Tiny battery ; no BoomSound ; Too expensive

The One A9 has plenty of appealing features including a very impressive fingerprint sensor, that vibrant, gorgeous screen and attractive iPhone-apeing design. Sadly it’s not all rainbows and glitter, with a camera that’s beaten by rivals and battery...

Oct, 2015
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