HTC One S9 Launched Unexpectedly In Mid-Range Smartphone Category
While everyone is busying with upcoming smartphone HTC 10, HTC gave a pleasant surprise by launching HTC One S9 which many believed will never surface again. Though on the specifications list, it has more or less same similarity with the predecessor such as One M9, A9, E9, X9.
It has look and feel same as in M9. You cannot differentiate them without looking at their backs where S9 is embedded. In the front part, speaker meshes are replaced with silts. It has a 5 inch Full HD super LCD unit with Gorilla Glass on top layer. It has a powerful MediaTek Helio X10 with octa-core Cortex A53 CPU clocking at 2 GHz. It is powered by 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage space, out of which only 9.24 GB is available for use. But it is expandable upto 2TB with microSD.
It has 13 MP primary camera unlike 21 MP shooter in M9. So the camera is same as in One A9. The front selfie shooter is ultra-pixel 4MP camera. Its dimensions are same as M9. The battery capacity is 2840 mAh. It has stereo Boom sound speakers but no fingerprint recognition. It runs on Android Marshmallow and priced at 499 Euro in Germany. Though some of the specs are not so impressive, yet we have to wait to see how the market reacts to it.