HTC has just announced the HTC 10 the new smartphone has a unibody design that holds a 5.2-inch QHD (2560×1440) Super LCD 5 display, also a fingerprint sensor like what we’re used to from the HTC A9. With three colours to choose from Carbon Grey, Glacier Silver and Topaz Gold, powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 820 SoC, has a 12 Ultrapixel camera with Laser auto focus, optical image stabilization (OIS), f/1.8 aperture and the camera can be launched in just 0.6 seconds. It also has a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/1.8 aperture and OIS. HTC says that it is the world’s first dual OIS smartphone.
The HTC 10 also has 24-bit hi-res audio, and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HTC Sense 8.0 UI with Freestyle Layout that lets you place Stickers all over the wallpaper, with each sticker representing an application.
Video from Three UK
Engineered from the inside out to last longer, the HTC 10 boasts the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with enhanced 4G LTE. Each device also comes with Boost+ which is designed to make your phone faster, to consume less power and to provide effective security and applications management features. This includes smart boost, which automatically optimises your memory, a game battery booster, which uses less battery during gameplay, and a new PowerBotics system, which auto detects and shuts down apps that use excessive power, improving battery life by 30% and delivering up to two days charge.
Not only does Boost+ optimize performance, making it easier to launch apps, but its App Lock function also adds a new layer of security by enabling you to lock any app you choose, whilst App Manager provides an instant fix for when an app isn’t behaving.
The HTC 10 also includes the latest in-box quick charge 3.0 Rapid Charger with improved thermal management, so the battery can be charged by up to 50% in just 30 minutes – ideal for people who find their phone running low on juice before the end of the working day.
HTC 10 specifications
•5.2-inch (1440 x 2560 pixels) Quad HD Super LCD 5 display with 2.5D glass
•Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 64-bit processor with Adreno 530 GPU
•4GB RAM, 32/64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 2TB with microSD
•Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HTC Sense 8.0 UI
•12MP (HTC Ultrapixel 2) camera with dual-tone LED flash, 1.55um pixels, f/1.8 aperture, Laser AF, OIS, 4K video recording
•5MP front-facing camera with 1.34um pixels, f/1.8 aperture, OIS
•HTC BoomSound, Dolby Audio, three noise cancellation microphones
•Dimensions: 145.9 x 71.9 x 3.0 – 9.0mm; Weight: 161 grams
•4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n (2.4 and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
•3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0
Priced at $699 available at the end of April, looks like the UK pricing is about £569.99 from HTC.