HTC 10 was officially unveiled on April 12 and it went on pre-order in USA and Europe, after couple of weeks. It is the latest flagship smartphone from the company that come with top of the line hardware like the Snapdragon 820 chipset, 4GB RAM, Quad HD display and more. It is now available on Sprint in USA. The carrier is charging US $200 on a regular two-year contract or the consumer can purchase an unlocked model without any contract for US $624.
In case the user wants to pay 24 monthly instalments with zero-down payment, it will cost $21 every month. The monthly instalment model turns out to be the best as it will save $120 on the total price of the smartphone. However, Sprint is only offering the Glacier Silver color option currently. Lets have a recap of the specifications now.
HTC 10 Specifications
The HTC 10 sports a 5.2-inch (2560 x 1440 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display which comes wrapped with 2.5D glass. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor along with Adreno 530 GPU. It comes with 4 GB of RAM and 32 / 64 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 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.
The HTC 10 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.