HTC 10 With Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Launched: Key Space & Price
After LG and Samsung, Taiwanese technology brand HTC today launched its flagship smartphone for 2016 called HTC 10, without the usual One or M branding. Priced at $699, the 10 is powered by Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 820 processor with 4GB RAM. There will be 32GB and 64GB versions along with support for up to 2TB microSD cards.
The company will most likely launch a separate ‘Lifestyle’ version for the Indian market, based on 1.8Ghz 64-bit octa-core Snapdragon processor.
It sports a 5.2-inch QHD super LCD 5 display offering a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels with Gorilla Glass protection. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based Sense UI and mounts a 12MP UltraPixel f/1.8 camera at the back along with a 5MP A/F selfie camera.
Boasting a metal unibody design, it supports 4G connectivity and is powered by HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition with Dolby Audio along with a 3,000 mAh battery. It includes a USB Type-C port.
There is fingerprint scanner at the bottom bezel area. The US variant of the samrtphone will come in two storage variants- 32GB and 64GB, both with 4GB RAM.
The struggling smartphone brand recently reported a third straight quarterly loss for October-December, although losses narrowed due to holiday season demand and the launch of a new phone.
Net loss in the fourth quarter was Tw$3.4 billion ($103 million), compared with a profit of Tw$500 million in the same period last year, the company said in a statement.