HTC has announced it’s latest smartphone in ‘HTC 10’ series – HTC 10 evo – which is the global version of the HTC Bolt that was introduced exclusively for U.S. carrier Sprint earlier this month. HTC 10 evo sports a metal unibody design wiht 5.5-inch Quad HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by a 2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor coupled with 3GB of RAM. It has an IP57 rating and is water, splash and dust resistant. The phone runs Android 7.0 Nougat with HTC Sense UI on top.
HTC 10 evo doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack but it introduces the world’s 1st USB Type-C dual adaptive earphones that tailor sound to your ears’ unique structure for a truly illuminating audio experience. It’s HTC BoomSound Adaptive Audio that analyzed the inner shape of your ears and the ambient noise around you, so that it can adjust audio output to suit your hearing capabilities.
HTC 10 evo specifications
- Display: 5.5-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) Super LCD 3 curve edge display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
- Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 with Adreno 430 GPU
- Memory: 3GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD up to 2TB
- Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat with HTC Sense UI
- Rear Camera: 16MP camera with dual LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)
PDAF, 4K video recording, 120fps slow-mo video
- Front Camera: 8MP camera, Auto Selfie, Voice Selfie, Selfie Panorama, Full HD 1080p video recording
- Durability: Water resistant (IP57)
- SIM: Nano SIM
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4 and 5 GHz), Bluetooth 4,1, GPS with GLONASS, NFC, USB Type-C
- Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Motion G-sensor, Compass sensor, Gyro sensor, Magnetic sensor
- Audio support: USB-C audio, BoomSound Adaptive Audio, Hi-Res audio, No 3.5mm audio jack
- Dimensions: 153.6 x 77.3 x 8.1 mm
- Weight: 174g
- Battery: 3200 mAh battery with Quick Chage 2.0
- Colors: Gunmetal, Silver and Gold
Pricing and Availability
The HTC 10 evo has been introduced in Taiwan and UK as expected, company haven’t announced its pricing or availability for the international market yet. The 32GB version is priced at NT$ 17,990 (approx. US$ 564 / Rs. 38,460) and the 64GB version costs NT$ 19,900 (approx. US$ 626 / Rs. 42,740). The phone is already up for pre-order in Taiwan and will start shipping from November 28th. For the UK markets, HTC 10 evo will be available for purchase very soon.