HTC One E9+ Hands On


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We got our hands on the successor to the HTC One E8, the HTC One E9+ recently and we wanted to let you know what we thought about the device. We also went hands on with the HTC One M9+. If you haven’t seen it yet, do check it out here.

The One E9+ has quite a lot of differences compared to its predecessor the E8. For one, the screen size has been bumped up from 5 inches to 5.5 inches. The resolution has also been increased from Full HD to QHD (1440p).

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While the phone does not have the metal build of the HTC One M9 or the M9+ and is majorly it does feel quite solid. But the handset does feel a bit light especially for a 5.5 inch phablet. It doesn’t feel difficult to handle than to its slim profile. The E9+ actually has a lot in common with the M9+. Both have BoomSound speakers (Dolby Audio) on the front along with an Ultrapixel camera with maximum aperture of f2.0.

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On the back both the devices have the same 20 Megapixel camera unit with maximum aperture of f2.2. The only thing missing on the E9+ is the depth sensor and that it has a single LED flash instead of the Dual Tone one found on the M9+. The E9+ also comes with the latest Sense 7 UI running on Android 5.0 Lollipop and will also be getting an update to 5.1 in the near future. The handset also has NFC support and can take two nanoSIMs.

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The HTC One E9+ will be going on sale during the mid of May in India. The price hasn’t been confirmed yet but will definitely be priced lower than the HTC One M9+. We will keep you updated about the price of the device as and when we know more.

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Author: Sandeep Sarma

Sandeep Sarma is a blogger and a freelance photographer. Apart from gadgets and phones, he also has a passion for movies and cars. He currently uses the S7 Edge as his main phone. Catch him on twitter at @sandeep9sarma