With today's announcement of the A9, there's a new member joining the HTC One family. The HTC One A9 isn't a performance powerhouse like the M9, but it is a tempting prospect for buyers looking at a smartphone purchase around the $400 mark. To see how the A9 measures up against the three previous HTC Ones — the M7, M8 and M9 — check out our comparison table below.
|Category||HTC One A9||HTC One M9||HTC One M8||HTC One M7|
|Operating System||Android 6.0||Android 5.1 (with update)||Android 5.0 (with update)||Android 5.0 (with update)|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 617
4x1.5GHz + 4x1.2GHz
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 810
4x2GHz + 4x1.5GHz
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
|Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
|RAM||3GB/2GB depending on market||3GB||2GB||2GB|
|Display||5-inch 1080p AMOLED||5-inch 1080p LCD||5-inch 1080p LCD||4.7-inch 1080p LCD|
|Rear Camera||13MP + OIS, f/2.0 lens||20MP, f/2.0 lens||4MP Ultrapixel, f/2.0 lens||4MP Ultrapixel + OIS, f/2.0 lens|
|Front Camera||4MP Ultrapixel||4MP Ultrapixel||5MP||2.1MP|
|Storage||16GB/32GB + SD depending on market||32GB + SD||16GB/32GB + SD||32/64GB|
|Qualcomm QuickCharge||2.0 at launch, 3.0 with software update||2.0||2.0||1.0|
|Audio||HTC BoomSound (headphones only)||HTC BoomSound (headphones + front speakers)||HTC BoomSound (headphones + front speakers)||Beats Audio (headphones + front speakers)|
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