HTC 10 Lifestyle with Snapdragon 652, 3GB RAM coming to India

HTC 10 has been officially launched a while back but there is bad new for HTC fans in India, who were looking to purchase the latest flagship smartphone. HTC 10 Lifestyle with watered down specs like Snapdragon 652 SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM is coming to India, instead of the Snapdragon 820 chipset, 4GB RAM, 64GB storage option. Lets take a look at the complete specifications of the device.


HTC 10 Lifestyle Specifications

The HTC 10 Lifestyle sports a 5.2-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display which comes wrapped with 2.5D Gorilla Glass and has a pixel density of 564 ppi. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 64-bit processor along with Adreno 510 GPU. It comes with 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory, which can further be expanded up to 2 TB via microSD card. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with HTC’s Sense 8.0 UI on top. It supports Freestyle Layout which will let the user place Stickers all over the wallpaper, with each sticker representing an application.

On the camera front, the HTC 10 Lifestyle has a 12 megapixel (known as HTC Ultrapixel 2) rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 1.55 µm pixels, Laser Auto Focus, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS). It is capable of recording 4K videos as well. It has a 5 megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 aperture, OIS, 1.34 µm pixels for selfies and video calling. According to HTC, this is the first smartphone in the world to sport dual OIS. It comes with a full metal body which is 3.0 – 9.0 mm thick (curved) and weighs 161 grams. The fingerprint sensor is embedded into the home button and it features the iconic HTC BoomSound, Dolby Audio, three noise cancellation microphones and 24-bit hi-res audio as well. It supports Single SIM (nano) only.

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The HTC 10 Lifestyle comes with 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (Dual Band), Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, USB Type-C and GPS with GLONASS as connectivity options. The smartphone packs in a 3,000 mAh battery under the hood with Quick Charge 3.0 support along with cool charge. It promises up to 21 hours of talk time on 3G/4G and up to 21 days of standby time on 3G/4G.

The HTC 10 Lifestyle will be available in Glacier Silver, Topaz Gold, Camellia Red and Carbon Grey color variants. There is no information on the pricing of this variant yet and it is slated to launch by early May. HTC India might launch the Snapdragon 820 variant in the country later but it remains highly doubtful now.

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