The Buyer's Guide

Find it, buy it and tell us how you really feel.

product image
80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

After the One M9 failed to find its footing, HTC cooked up a sequel with a new but derivative look. It's a well-built device and is one of the first to ship with Google's latest version of Android, but some of the One series' hallmark features are nowhere to be found. The end result is a phone that, while perfectly good, doesn't stand apart from the competition.

Read Full Review
Pros
  • Respectable performance
  • Impeccable build quality
  • Ships with Android 6.0
  • HTC's Sense UI is even leaner now
Cons
  • The design looks very familiar
  • Middling camera
  • BoomSound speakers are gone
  • The alluring price tag is temporary

Reviews

75
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 11

0
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 0
See All Reviews

Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
522
Internal memory
321
Camera
Yes
Type
Operating system
Screen size
Internal memory
Camera
Smartphone
Android
522
321
Yes

Write a Review

Tip: Log in before writing a review

Step 1: Rate and comment on specific criteria

Reception and call quality
Display
Design and form factor
Battery life
Portability (size / weight)
Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)
Ease of use
Media support
Durability
Camera

Step 2: Write a detailed review

Tips: Make sure to include your initial thoughts on using the product, any observations and potentially any issues you might have run into while using it.

Step 3: Finalize your product rating and submit your review

We've calculated your overall product rating based on the average of your criteria ratings above. You can adjust this rating by dragging this slider.
Overall Rating
80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

80
 

Users

Not yet scored
 

User Reviews

There are currently no user reviews associated with this product.

That's okay though because you can add your own review and we'll feature it here.

Write a Review

Related Video

HTC One A9 Review

HTC One A9 Review

Posted 10.27.15

The Latest

10.27.15
HTC One A9 review: Not the winner this company needs
80
10.27.15

HTC One A9 review: Not the winner this company needs

HTC's new flagship smartphone is good... but not good enough.

View
10.20.15
HTC's unlocked One A9 will get 'every' Android update soon after Nexus
10.20.15

HTC's unlocked One A9 will get 'every' Android update soon after Nexus

HTC's not done sweetening the One A9 pot.

View

Sponsored Links