HTC 10 with Snapdragon 820 SOC now in market to challenge Galaxy S7 and Xiaomi Mi 5

HTC 10 with 5.2-inch QHD display, Snapdragon 820 SoC launched

After loads of design and specification leaks, HTC 10 has finally been unveiled. HTC's latest flagship will compete against Samsung's Galaxy S7, Xiaomi Mi 5 and LG G5 in 2016's fiercely competitive Android smartphone space.

HTC has launched two variants -- one sporting a Snapdragon 820 SoC coupled with 4GB of RAM along with the HTC 10 Lifestyle which sports a Snapdragon 652 SoC coupled with 3GB of RAM. There's an SD card slot that supports microSD card up to a mammoth 2TB.

It has a 5.2-inch Quad HD Super LCD5 display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution. It comes with dual edge Gorilla Glass on top of the display for added protection.

It comes with a high capacity 3000mAh battery, although Wireless charging isn't available, HTC 10 has Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0 feature and comes with a quick charger in the box. HTC claims that the fast charger can charge the battery to 50 percent in under 30 minutes.

This device runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 out of the box and is an all Metal body and also sports a Home button on the front of the device below the Display with capacitive buttons placed either side of the home button.

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 Stabilization, Pro Mode, hyper lapse, 12X slow motion mode and 4K video recording. The camera on HTC 10 supports raw mode as well.

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
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