HTC's latest handset, the HTC One A9, is a midrange device that closely resembles the iPhone 6. (You can read more about why that actually might be acceptable, or not, in our detailed writeup of the device.)
The One A9 runs on the new Snapdragon 617 SoC and offers a 5-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 3 GB of RAM, and 16 GB or 32 GB of onboard eMMC storage. This less-than-demanding hardware should help extend the battery life of the otherwise relatively weak 2,150 mAh (non-removable) battery. We have few details about the camera, outside of the fact that HTC has bailed on UltraPixel for the rear-facing camera but kept it for the 8MP front cam.
Also gone are HTC's trademark front-facing speakers, a compromise the company said was necessitated by the presence of a fingerprint reader on the home button.
Still, there's plenty to like about the HTC One A9. Watch the video above for more.