So, if you want a Flagship without considering the budget you will move towards Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge but wait, because HTC is here to change your mind. HTC has hard aggressive years in the past, but with their HTC m9 and other devices, they have finally make a come back in the world. The much-awaited device which is HTC 10, device which created a bang in the US market is finally landed in India. They have released 8 other devices with this flagship.
|5.2-Inch, 2K S-LCD Display, Gorilla Glass 4
|2.15 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon 820
|32GB, expandable up to 200GB
|Android 6.0.1 Lollipop based HTC Sense 8 UI
|12MP (Ultrapixel 2), f/1.8, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash, 4K recording
|5MP, f/1.8, OIS, autofocus, 1.34 µm pixel size
|Dimensions and weight
|145.9 x 71.9 x 9mm, 161 Grams
|3000mAh with Quick Charge 3.0
|4G LTE, Wifi, NFC, Fingerprint sensor
Design & Hardware
Coming to the HTC 10 it is having a full metal built design and the biggest attraction on it are its broad chamfered edges which give it a unique look and feel. Coming to the overall design of the device, on the front, you can find a 5MP camera which also has an auto-focus feature in it. Beside it, you can find an earpiece and different sensors which are very useful.
Coming down you will get a 5.2-Inch, 2K S-LCD Display which is also having a Gorilla glass 4 protection on it, which makes the device safe from scratches. Moving further down you will get a home button as well as a back capacitive button and an all in one integrated fingerprint sensor in it. All these things in a single module, now this is what we say is the innovation. just touch the button you will move back like we see on Meizu devices. Just click the button you will move to the home button and that same module is a fingerprint sensor as well.
Coming to the downside of the device it is having a USB Type-C port which means it is future proof and support fast charging as well. Beside it, you can see the speaker grill and a primary MIC. The speaker of HTC 10 is quite loud enough to give a clear and crisp sound with a little much of bass in it.
Moving further to the sides of the device. It is having the thin chamfered edges which I have already mentioned above. On the left side of the HTC 10, you will see a Micro SD card slot tray which is expandable up to 200GB.
Turning around to the other side of the device you will see a Sim tray slot which supports a nano sim and no dual sim below that you will find a volume rockers, which feels really good while pressing and has an instant response time. Moving further below you will get a power-lock key which is also having a pattern on it which make it easy to press while using one-handed in daily use, as you won’t get confuse while pressing the lock key or volume rocker.
Now finally coming to its rear side where you will get a 12MP camera which just capture amazing pictures and can record Slow motion videos in 120 FPS. Beside it, you will find a dual tone LED flash.
As the device is made up of Full Metal built you can also see the two antenna bands and on top of the antenna band you can also see a secondary noise cancellation mic. Overall the Device feels sturdy in the hand and won’t slip easily because off compactness which is there in it.
Performance and Software
The Device is being Powered by Snapdragon 820 quad-core chipset, the HTC sense is now looking more closer to stock Android as they are working with Google for the UI which is a good thing. It is being filled up with a 3000 mAh battery that supports rapid charging using USB Type C, and the company claims that it goes from 10 percent to 50 percent in 30 minutes.