Comparison: HTC One A9 Toward iPhone 6s

The new HTC One A9 is a good alternative to Apple’s iPhone 6s, according to Director itself, but is it also the? Judge for yourself in this great comparison.

Prior to yesterday’s launch of HTC’s new smartphone in One series with the model number A9, said the company’s Director, Cher Wang, that One A9 is a good alternative to Apple’s iPhone, “because it finds a balance between beauty, performance and simplicity”.

The similarities-particularly on the design front-is not to be mistaken, but take a closer look at the specifications, they also followed a long way along the way.

The mobile site has therefore put HTC’s new One A9 up against Apple’s latest iPhone 6s, which recently came in trade here in Denmark. Can HTC challenge giant, Apple, with the new strategy? Judge for yourself in the following list, where we have compared all specifications from the two smartphones.

HTC ONE A9 IPHONE 6S
Launched the
  1. October 2015
  2. september 2015
In stores
  1. October 2015
  2. October 2015
Dimensions 145.8 x 70.8 x 7.3 mm 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm
Weight 143 grams 143 grams
Screen 5 ‘ AMOLED
(Gorilla Glass 4)
4.7 “IPS
(Ion-X)
Screen resolution 1,080 x 1,920 750 x 1334
Pixel density 440 PPI 326 PPI
Processor 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon 617 64-bit Apple A9
Frequencies for processor 4 x 1.5 GHz
4 x 1.2 GHz
2 x 1.8 GHz GHz
Graphics chip Adreno 405 Powervr GT7600
HTC ONE A9 IPHONE 6S
RAM 16 GB: 2 GB32 GB: 3 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 16/32 GB 16/64/128 GB
External microSD card Yes, up to 2 TB No
Rearcamera 13 megapixel f/2.0 12 megapixel f/2.2
Led Flash Led Flash Led Flash
Image-stabiliering Optical Digital
Focus Auto focus Auto focus
Video-recording Up to 1080 p Up to 4 k with 30 fps
Front camera 4 megapixel UltraPixel 5 megapixel FaceTime
HTC ONE A9 IPHONE 6S
Battery 2,150 mAh
Not interchangeable
1,715 mAh
Not interchangeable
Suggested retail price 16 GB: 4,990 kr.
32 GB: Not for sale in Denmark
16 GB: 5,799 kr.
64 GB: 6,699 kr.
128 GB: 7,599 kr.
NFC Yes (only with Android Pay) Yes (only with Apple Pay)
Bluetooth 4.1 4.2
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 & 5 GHz) 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO
Frequencies for network GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz3 g UMTS:
850/900/1900/2100 MHz4 g LTE:
FDD: Network 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28

TDD:
Tape 38, 40, 41

GSM/EDGE:
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHzUMTS/HSPA +/DC-HSDPA:
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHzLTE:
Tape 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30)

TD-LTE:
Tape 38, 39, 40, 41

TD-SCDMA:
1900 (F), 2000 (A)

Infrared sensor No No
FM radio No No
Navigation GPS
GLONASS
GPS
GLONASS
HTC ONE A9 IPHONE 6S
Speakers Mono (bottom) Mono (bottom)
Fingerprint reader Yes Yes
Sensors Light sensor, proximity sensor, motion G-sensor, compass, gyroscope, magnetic sensor, Sensor Hub Barometer, gyroscope, accelerometer, distance sensor, light sensor
Connection Micro USB 2.0 Apple Lightning
Color In Denmark:
Carbon Gray and Deep Garnet RedOther:
Avid Gold, Opal Silver, Rose Gold and Cast Iron
Silver, gold, space grey, rosaguld
Wireless charging No No
Quick Charge Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 (3.0 after software update) No
Software Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense IOS 9
SIM type Nano Nano