Mumbai: A couple of days since the launch of the flagship HTC 10 smartphone , the company’s South Asia President Faisal Siddiqui on Thursday announced that the device will soon be available in India.
"We are pleased to announce that global flagship HTC 10 is coming soon to India. Stay tuned for the announcement and the availability date." Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President HTC South Asia.
Earlier this week, the company launched its latest flagship smartphone, which is powered by a Snapdragon 820 SOC, 4GB RAM, and amazing BoomSound audio.
According to various reports and social media updates, this handset is HTC’s reply to the Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S7, S7 Edge, and LG’s G5.
The HTC phone is empowered with a refurbished metal body design with chamfered edges, a better camera, and enhanced performance.
After keeping the ship afloat with their flagship M9 and One series for so long, the company has finally decided to move on and introduce a flagship with a completely new name (HTC 10).
The device comes along with a 5.2-inch QHD super LCD 5 (2K) display with a resolution of 2560x1440 pixels. The new phone has been touted by the company to be 30 per cent more vibrant and 50 per cent touch receptive, as per the company.
The display is also protected by carved out piece of Corning Gorilla Glass 4, which is not shatter-proof but still durable.
On the front, the oval-shaped physical button has a integrated fingerprint scanner, which the company claimed can unlock the device in just 0.2 seconds. Also, the company pointed out that the device senses your fingerprint better with time.
Under the hood, the flagship is powered by a beastly Snapdragon 820 chipset along with 4GB RAM, and 32/64GB internal storage options, which can be further extended to 2TB via external microSD card. The handset also employs the latest Android Marshmallow OS with Snese UI on top.
In terms of camera specifications, the smartphone features a 12MP “UltraPixel” primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, laser auto focus, OIS, and dual-LED flash. The camera app is also touted to be really powerful with support for RAW image formats and 4K video recording capability.
The front 5MP snapper is also well-equipped with f/1.8, OIS, auto focus, and a bright screen flash. Both the cameras are definitively the highlighting features of the device. Other than that, the phone also supports BoomSound Hi-Fi with Dolby Audio, along with dual speaker layout, and separate amplifiers for each.
Moreover, the handset is fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery that can be charged close to 50 per cent in less than half an hour, according to the company.
It will include Type-C USB port for charging instead of the normal port and supports 4GLTE connectivity.
The device was launched in three colours—Carbon Grey, Glacier Silver, and Topaz Gold—with a price tag of $700, which approximately translates to Rs 46,500....