HTC 10, a great comeback from the fallen king?
10. Unlike the old generations the ‘One’ or ‘M’ badge is scrapped on the new
flagship by the company.
new flagship will come two variants featuring different Qualcomm Snapdragon
processors catering to different markets, the
HTC 10 and the HTC 10 Lifestyle.
The variants however feature the same design, audio, camera, and display, with
a similar software experience and battery life.
official website at $699. It will be available in Glacier Silver and Carbon
Grey. Whereas for the HTC 10 Lifestyle the prices are yet to be revealed.
Protection out of box
May and will come with HTC’s Uh Oh Protection, which will offer users one
replacement at no charge within the first 12 months for a cracked screen or
820 processor while the different version of the flagship listed as HTC 10
Lifestyle will pack the Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor.
Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.2GHz. It comes in two configurations –
one featuring 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage and another with 4GB of RAM and
64GB of storage. Both the models support expandable storage via microSD card
(up to 2TB).
5.2-inch Quad HD (1440×2560 pixels) Super LCD 5 display with a pixel density of
564ppi. The smartphone also sports curved edge Gorilla Glass.
tone LED flash, BSI sensor and optical image stabilisation (OIS). It comes with
f/1.8 aperture and Sapphire Lens.
UltraPixel camera with 1.55 micron pixels. Other camera features include
self-timer (up to 10 seconds), face detection, RAW format support, Auto HDR,
and Hyperlapse. The new HTC 10 flagship also features Slow motion video with
support for 720P at 120fps. There is a 5-megapixel front-facing camera as well
featuring autofocus, BSI sensor, optical image stabilisation (OIS), and auto
selfie (keep still or smile).
the HTC flagships and The HTC 10, as touted, features the BoomSound tech with
the company claiming handset “engineered for audiophiles.” The
BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition comes with Dolby Audio and three microphones with noise
talk time of up to 21 hours on 3G networks and a standby time of up to 21 days
on 3G. HTC adds that the 10 smartphone features Power saving mode as well as
Extreme power saving mode. The HTC 10 also supports Quick Charge 3.0 with cool
charge, which means improved thermal management. The company claims that the
handset can be charged up to 50 percent in just 30 minutes.
which makes us love the phone even more
number of duplicative and pre-loaded apps as well as bloatware. With HTC 10,
the company introduced a new Freestyle Layout, which will no longer have an
on-screen grid. The company is leaving it to the users to choose their own set
of apps by allowing dragging icons, stickers and widgets anywhere on the home
and have way less annoying apps at your disposal.
different from one geographical area to another.
|Special add on cover with HTC 10 (Secondary screen)|
being the new flagship offering looks fantastic and the specs also raise our
expectations. Maybe this could be the smartphone which reminds us the best of