HTC One A9 versus M7, M8 and M9: Spec comparison

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.

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CategoryHTC One A9HTC One M9HTC One M8HTC One M7
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0Android 5.1 (with update)Android 5.0 (with update)Android 5.0 (with update)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon 6174x1.5GHz + 4x1.2GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 8104x2GHz + 4x1.5GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 8014x2.3GHzQualcomm Snapdragon 6004x1.7GHz
RAM3GB/2GB depending on market3GB2GB2GB
Display5-inch 1080p AMOLED5-inch 1080p LCD5-inch 1080p LCD4.7-inch 1080p LCD
Rear Camera13MP + OIS, f/2.0 lens20MP, f/2.0 lens4MP Ultrapixel, f/2.0 lens4MP Ultrapixel + OIS, f/2.0 lens
Front Camera4MP Ultrapixel4MP Ultrapixel5MP2.1MP
Storage16GB/32GB + SD depending on market32GB + SD16GB/32GB + SD32/64GB
Qualcomm QuickCharge2.0 at launch, 3.0 with software update2.02.01.0
AudioHTC BoomSound (headphones only)HTC BoomSound (headphones + front speakers)HTC BoomSound (headphones + front speakers)Beats Audio (headphones + front speakers)
IR BlasterNoYesYesYes

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Alex Dobie
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