HTC India has sent out media invites for the launch of the HTC 10 in India. The event will be held at 11 AM on May 26 in Delhi. Earlier last month, the company had already confirmed that the Snapdragon 820 variant is coming to India, after it was found that the ‘Lifestyle‘ variant with Snapdragon 652 SoC was listed on the official Indian website.
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.
The HTC 10 will be available in Glacier Silver, Topaz Gold, Camellia Red and Carbon Grey color variants. We would come to know about the pricing and availability after three days, but it is expected to be priced around Rs 50,000. The company might also launch some new Desire smartphones in the country as well.