Before the top phone brands release their 2016 new phones, there will be a long time for presale warm-up, such as render images and leaked benchmarks etc., so does the HTC OEM, which has just announced their new flagship HTC 10 (HTC One M10), but the benchmarks and features of HTC 10 (HTC One M10) has been digged out by the tech media and fans. As one of the new 2016 Snapdragon 820 phone, the HTC 10 has an excellent performance, it beats Xiaomi MI 5 in AnTuTu benchmarks. Xiaomi MI 5 is another high end smartphone featuring Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset.
HTC 10 (HTC One M10) Release
On the launch event of HTC 10 (HTC One M10) yesterday on April 12, the company said that the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) would be released for ship soon, and might be in this month, but according the latest news from the HTC company, the ship will delay to May while the pre-order is available right now on the official site.
HTC 10 (HTC One M10) Price
The HTC 10 (HTC One M10) has different prices in different countries and regions.
- In USA, the unlocked phone is priced at $700 with Gray and Silver color options. And the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) is compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile networks, but it is not sold by AT&T in the US, and you can only pick up one from the other three operators, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile. The contract price is not yet confirmed from the carriers.
- In Canada, the unlocked version of HTC 10 (HTC One M10) has a price of CAD 999. And the exclusive carrier partner of HTC 10 (HTC One M10) in Canada is Bell, no AT&T version neither.
- In UK, the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) costs £570 for unlocked version and there are no carrier deals available. One more color option of the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) in UK is Gold, besides the Gray and Silver.
- In Germany, the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) comes with a price of €700 for unlocked version, available from Sparhandy and Notebooksbilliger. The contract version of the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) is also available from O2 with a price of €30 x 24 months.
- In France, the HTC 10 (HTC One M10) is priced at €750 which might be caused from the currency rate.
- In Sweden, Austria, Finland, Italy and Spain, the price of HTC 10 (HTC One M10) is same as the price in France, €750. The latter four countries have an originally release price of €800, and now down to the same price as in France and Sweden.
HTC 10 (HTC One M10) Features List
- Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 Dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo and Adreno 530 GPU
- 5.2 inches Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen of 1440 x 2560 pixels resolution display, 16M colors, 71.1% screen-to-body ratio, 565 ppi pixel density
- 4GB of RAM and 32/64GB of internal storage with max expansion to 200GB
- 12 MP rear camera with f/1.8, 26mm, OIS, laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,1/2.3'' sensor size, 1.55µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- 5 MP front camera, f/1.8, 23mm, OIS, autofocus, 1.34 µm pixel size, 1080p, HDR
- Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
- Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
- Dual SIM dual standby, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, apt-X, GPS/A-GPS, 2G/3G/4G networks: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500) - EMEA & LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 29(700), 30(2300) - USA; HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA & HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - USA; GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 & CDMA 800 / 1900 – USA
Of course, the top high end smartphones from international phone brands always have a high price that few people would like to accept. Sometimes, you can buy some budget smartphones from China, like Xiaomi MI 5, which is also a Snapdragon 820 phone, but can be purchased with a 50% off price. And if you don’t care the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, you can buy some budget MT6797 Helio X20 smartphones.