Taiwanese handset maker HTC has begun rolling Android 7.0 Nougat over-the-air update to its One A9 in India. To recall, the phone was first launched in India in December 2015. The OTA update weighs 1.5GB in size and brings Google’s latest security patch. That aside, the update also fixes bugs and brings software level improvements.
The software update (version 2.18.707.1) brings all the bells and whistles of Google’s most recent Android iteration. Some of these features include split-screen multitasking, customisable quick settings, improved Google keyboard, enhanced notifications, and recent applications window.
Furthermore, the HTC One A9 now receives ‘Double Tap’ feature that makes it easy to switch between the most recent apps. It also brings ‘Doze on the go’ feature for better battery optimisation, thanks to Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. You can also manually check if your device has received an update. All you need to do is go to Settings > About Phone > Software Update.
Specs-wise, the HTC One A9 boasts of a 5.0-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 617 octa-core chip, 2GB/3GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB of storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 4-megapixel selfie camera, fingerprint scanner, and 2,150mAh battery. It is currently selling at the starting price of Rs 23,800.
In other news, HTC launched the One X10 smartphone last week, feature a 16-megapixel camera and 4,000mAh battery. It has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core chip, 3G of RAM, 32GB of built-in memory, 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a fingerprint scanner.