After surfacing in many leaks and rumors, HTC has finally launched its much-anticipated flagship smartphone, dubbed as the HTC 10. The all-metal unibody smartphone will be available from early May in selected markets, and prices starts at $699 (approx. Rs. 46,420).
The HTC 10 flaunts a 5.2-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) Super LCD 5 display with pixel density at 564 ppi (pixels per inch) and 2.5D curved glass. Under the hood, in India, it has quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor, clocked at 1.8 GHz, clubbed with Adreno 530 GPU and 3 GB RAM and HTC has named it HTC 10 Lifestyle (The original HTC 10 is not launched in India as of now). However, in US, UK and other markets it will have Snapdragon 820 SoC with 4 GB RAM. It bears 32 GB of internal storage, which is further expandable via microSD card up to whooping 2 TB. It runs on latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI on top.
The HTC 10 sports a 12 megapixel (HTC Ultrapixel 2) camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55um pixels, f/1.8 aperture, Laser AF, OIS, and 4K video recording. On the front, it boasts a 5 megapixel autofocus selfie camera with 1.34um pixels, OIS and f/1.8 aperture. It is packed with a 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. It comes with Fingerprint Sensor, HTC BoomSound, Dolby Audio, and three noise cancellation microphones.
On the connectivity front, it offers 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, and USB Type-C. It measures 145.9 x 71.9 x 3.0 – 9.0 mm and weighs 161 g.
The HTC 10 comes in Carbon Grey, Glacier Silver, Topaz Gold, and Camellia Red color variants. There is no word on its pricing or Indian availability yet.