August 13, 2016 6:05:36 pm
HTC is working on two new affordable variants of its flagship – HTC 10 – launched earlier this year. According to a Venture Beat report, the handsets are called HTC Desire 10 Pro and HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle. The report says the smartphones could launch as early as end of September. The company has not shared any details on pricing or availability yet.
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle will feature a 5.5-inch HD display with a pixel resolution of 720x1080p. It will come in several colour variants. And all of these colour variants will have gold trim running along the edges, camera lens, flash and antenna lines. The website says HTC 10 Lifestyle is expected to launch in matte and solid colour finishes. The smartphone will come in two storage options: 3GB+32GB and 2GB+16GB and run quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle will sport a 13MP rear camera with BSI sensor and single LED flash. The front camera is 5MP with BSI sensor. Both rear and front camera support full HD and video recording in 1080p. The stereo speakers in Desire 10 Lifestyle is equipped with HTC’s Boomsound technology. The smartphone will ship with high quality earbuds with increased frequency. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will run Android Marshmallow on top of HTC Sense. Specifications of HTC Desire 10 Pro are unknown as of now.
HTC 10 was launched in India at Rs 52,990. It sports a 5.2-inch 2K display, and is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor clocked at 2.2 Ghz. There’s 4GB RAM, and 32GB storage space. The micro-SD slot in HTC 10 supports up to 2TB of extra storage. HTC 10 features a 12MP camera with HTC’s Ultrapixel technology. The front camera is 5 megapixels with 1.34 μm pixel size.
In our review, we said camera is where HTC 10 really shines, because this one delivers some stunning shots. Low-light shots or whether you are out shooting during the day, HTC 10’s camera is top-notch. It is fast, there’s no shutter lag and really delivers on the promise of what a premium smartphone’s camera should offer.
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