Published on April 5th, 2016 | by admin


 With a stunning 5.5” Full HD display, sleek and stylish metal crafted design and superior imaging day and night, the HTC One X9 sets a powerful new standard for mid-range smartphones

HTC today announced the Australian launch of the HTC One X9, the latest addition to the globally acclaimed HTC One franchise.  Available from Vodafone initially and JB Hi-Fi soon after, the HTC One X9 delivers a sleek, stylish and premium experience at an incredibly affordable price.  Packed with functionality normally ascribed to higher end smartphones, the HTC One X9 is the perfect blend of style, innovation and design, matching the needs of even the most sophisticated urban lifestyle.

The HTC One X9 also delivers a truly immersive mobile entertainment experience combining dual frontal stereo speakers with Dolby Surround™ with a huge 5.5” Full HD display, for an amazing viewing experience.  This mid-range priced device also features Optical Image Stabilisation on the main camera combined with a 5MP front camera with 88 degree wide angle lens that lets to capture the full story.

“Every aspect of the X9 is premium, except the price.  It is sleek, beautiful, powerful and delivers a true flagship experience at around half the price of some of our competitors.” said Ben Hodgson, HTC Australia and New Zealand country manager.  “The handset has been carefully crafted to achieve the perfect balance between an elegant and rich design that will satisfy the style needs of our consumers, providing top of the range performance at a mid-range price point.  The technology encompasses some of the best features of our range, completing the premium smartphone experience for our users.”

Ben McIntosh, Director of Sales at Vodafone said: “We are excited to partner with HTC to bring the new HTC One X9 to our customers, combining it with our superfast 4G mobile network which now reaches almost 23 million Australians.  We know our customers love to roam, whether in Australia or overseas so they want a phone that has all the features that help them make the most of their travels, while looking good at the same time. The HTC One X9 certainly delivers on both fronts.”

Shoot like a pro
The camera on the HTC One X9 is one of the best in its class, enabling superior imaging both day and night.  Through the precision engineering of its two cameras, as well as a selection of image-enhancing features, the device allows you to capture breathtaking shots from any angle. The 13MP main camera, with OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), features an anti-shake lens that reduces blur from hand movements while you shoot.  The front facing 5MP camera includes integrated Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie and Live Make Up capability, delivering high-quality selfies with ease.

To add that professional touch to your pictures, RAW format’s one button enhancement feature automatically brightens colours and sharpens edges with one push.  Additional imaging tools such as Pro Mode and an advance manual control add the finishing touches to what is already one of the best cameras in its class.

And if you see yourself as more director than photographer, take inspiration from the 4K video resolution and Hyperlapse mode, which will allow you to create dramatic time-lapse effects and make those special moments last longer.

Cinematic Surround Sound
The HTC One X9 takes listening to the next level by delivering cinematic surround sound through HTC BoomSound with Dolby Surround™, delivering clearer vocals, better base and fine detail for music, movies and games – the ultimate audio experience!  The integrated and dedicated amplifiers deliver a dynamic range of sound, while HTC’s proprietary membrane excursion direct control optimizes volume and bass to make your music thump.

Stand out Software: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Delivering the best user experience, the HTC One X9 comes with the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow features supporting its premium hardware proposition.  Google Now on Tap intuitively provides information about whatever is on your screen, simply by holding the home button, while Google Backup for Apps automatically backs up app data to all capable Android-powered devices. The device contains 32GB on-board memory with 3GB RAM, as well as expandable storage up to 2TB. The octa-core 2.0GHz latest generation CPU allows users to juggle between apps seamlessly
Pricing & Availability
Vodafone customers can purchase the HTC One X9 from 13 April, 2016 for $5 per month on a Vodafone $40 plan over 24 months, either online at vodafone.com.au or in store.
The HTC One X9 will also be available from JB Hi-Fi stores in May, 2016.
The Australian market RRP for the HTC One X9 is $699


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