HTC has launched their latest flagship smartphone, the HTC 10 which is launched after a lot of leaks which have revealed most of the design and specifications of the device. The HTC 10 comes with a 5.2-inch Quad HD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. The device being a flagship comes with a 2.2GHz Snapdragon 820 processor coupled with 4GB of RAM which has become mandatory for Flagships like Galaxy S7, LG G5 and Xiaomi Mi5.
The device comes with all Metal body and sports a Home button on the front of the device below the Display with capacitive buttons placed alongside. The device comes with a 12 Ultra Pixel rear camera having 1.55um per pixel with Dual LED flash and Laser Autofocus it comes with f/1.8 aperture, Optical Image Stabilisation, Pro Mode, Zoe Capture, hyper lapse, 12X slow motion mode and 4K video recording. The camera is said to launch in just 0.6 seconds and it also supports RAW format as well. HTC has also unveiled another variant of the HTC 10 which runs on Snapdragon 652 SoC and comes with 3GB of RAM along with 32GB internal storage option targeted at other countries except US and UK.
Specifications of HTC 10:
- Display: 5.2-inch 2K Quad HD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution
- Processor: 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC
- RAM and Storage: 4GB RAM with 32GB or 64GB internal storage expandable using microSDXC card up to 2TB
- Camera: 12 Ultra Pixel rear camera with laser Autofocus dual LED flash, OIS and a 5MP front-facing camera having 1.34MICROm pixels having OIS and f/1.8 aperture
- OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI
- Battery: 3000mAh
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and USB 3.1 Type-C port
The HTC 10 comes in two variants based on storage space, 32GB and 64GB along with a microSDXC card slot which helps in expansion up to 2TB. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS. The device comes with a 3000mAh battery along with connectivity features like 4G LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and USB 3.1 Type-C port. HTC said that the HTC 10 features the world’s first stereo 24-bit Hi-Res audio recording, capturing 256 times more detail than standard recordings, across twice the frequency range. The device comes with a headphone amp which delivers two times the power of a conventional headphone amp. It comes with the ability to upscale from 16-bit to 24-bit audio and digital to analog conversion is available to give the best audio.
About 168 hours of extreme temperature tests are performed, according to HTC, to ensure that the HTC 10 doesn’t show any kind of heating or other issues. The temperature tests ranged from -20°C (-4°F) to 60°C (140°F), and plus over 10,000 drop, bend, scratch, and corrosion tests were done alongside it. So, we aren’t just looking at a well controlled phone by its temperature, but also something that can take a beating.
The HTC 10 is available in four colors Carbon Grey, Glacial Silver, Topaz Gold and Camellia Red, The HTC 10 will be available from end of this month. The HTC 10 32GB variant is priced at $699 in US and UK.