2016 is going to be the year of revolutionary smartphones. All the big players of the smartphone market are preparing to launch their flagship devices, soon or later. Samsung and LG will release their respective flagships at the MWC event where as Xiaomi will release Mi 5 at the Spring Festival. So in the midst of this crazy rat race, HTC is also planning to unveil their new flagship HTC One M10 somewhere in the end of the first quarter of the 2016. HTC’s present flagship One M9 is a bold and beautiful but somewhat get marred by its not-so-good battery, an over-familiar design and average camera. So to prove themselves as a potential contender in the vast smartphone market, we are sure that HTC will leave no stones unturned.
Now, it is quite obvious that, with every passing day, fans and pundits are getting anxious about the upcoming HTC One M10. But like every successful company, HTC has kept their mouth shut about their highly anticipated latest flagship and is allowing the rumor mill churning on to create an ambience for their own advantages. In this scenario we have got our hands on some trusted sources working in this One M10 project and have been able to fetch some information on HTC One M10. So folks let check out the probable release date, features, price and key specifications of HTC One M10:
HTC One M10 Features
HTC One M10 Design
Codenamed Perfume; the all new HTC One M10 will come with an design which is very much similar to the HTC One A9. The design is very much inspired from the iPhone 6, the front side of the phone does look simpler and cleaner than the other M series phone of the same company. HTC has decided to opt out the company’s logo from the front side along with the dreadful black bar which was present too in the previous flagships of HTC.
Another notable omission the company made in this wonder device is that they decided to trim down the company’s popular dual-front-facing BoomSound speakers from it. Instead of the BoomSound speakers, the Taiwan based company has placed a finger print scanner which would double as the Home Button of the phone, under the screen.
The power and the volume buttons of the device placed on the right side of the handset, with the power button being nicely ridged with the body of the phone. So users will easily be able to tell which one is the power button and which one is the volume rocker even if they’re not looking at the phone. Also according to our sources, the phone will sport an all metal construction to give the phone a premium and sophisticated look.
HTC One M10: Display
HTC One M10 will sport a 5.1-inch 2560 x 1440 Quad HD AMOLED display with 521 ppi, as per the sources informed us so far. The screen will be covered by the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection and the phone will offer a 70.2% body-to screen ratio.
HTC One M10: Under the Hood
HTC One M10 is going to be powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdrgaon 820 octa-core processor clocked at 2.2 GHz and will be clubbed with 4GB RAM & Adreno 530 GU. Also the phone will come packed with 32 GB in-built storage, of which 23 GB can be used by the user. HTC One M10 will also offer its buyers to expand the storage capacity up to 256 GB through a microSD card.
HTC One M10: Operating System
As per the sources, HTC One M10 will run on the latest Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with company’s own HTC Sense 8 running top of it.
HTC One M10: Camera
On the camera front, HTC is going to introduce a new technology through their upcoming flagship One M10. The company is launching UltraPixel technology for the first time in this flagship series. According to HTC, to click better images one doesn’t need more megapixels but need bigger pixels. As per the company’s claim, UltraPixel technology uses pixels up to two times larger than average smartphone cameras for low light photos which are simply amazing and incredible.
The One M10’s rear camera will apparently flaunt a 12 MP UltraPixel unit with large 2µm pixel size, accompanied by the laser autofocus and optical image stabilization technology. The company has also decided to put on a 6 MP UltraPixel front facing wide angle camera with OIS technology to take better selfies even at the low light condition. Apart from that, Dual LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama these all features will be present in this upcoming HTC phone.
HTC One M10: Battery
The major setback of the HTC One M9 was its poor battery quality. So the company should look into this matter and probably will include a bigger battery in term of back up capacity. Though we are not entire surely, but as per our sources working on this project HTC One M10 will come with a 3200mAh battery and Quick Charge 3.0 technology which will provide 60% charge only in 30 minutes.
HTC One M10: Fingerprint Sensor
For the first time in their history, HTC is introducing the fingerprint scanner technology in their flagship “M” series. As we mentioned above, the fingerprint sensor will be placed above the Home Button of the handset and will work both as the finger print scanner as well as the Home button.
HTC One M10: Connectivity
HTC One M10 also known as “Perfume” will come with support of the 4G LTE and the latest VoLTE connectivity options as well as the other modern day connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, apt-X,GPS,A-GPS,GLONASS and NFC . Not only that sensors like Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass will also be included in the handset.
HTC One M10: Probable Release Date
The company announced that One M10 will not be launched at the upcoming MWC in February. Instead of that, company is planning to launch this flagship in a separate and own launch event by the end of March.
HTC One M10: Probable Price
The price of the present flagship of the company, HTC One M9 varies from Rs. 25,000-Rs. 29000, according to the specifications of the phone. So we can expect that the upcoming HTC One M10 “Perfume” will be priced at somewhere between Rs.30, 000-Rs. 35,000.
HTC One M10 “Perfume”: Probable Key Specs
Display: 5.1-inch Quad HD AMOLED display
Resolution: 2560 x 1440
Processor: 2.2 GHz octa-core
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Operating System: HTC Sense 8 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Internal Storage: 32 GB
Rear Camera: 12 UltraPixel
Front Camera: 6 UltraPixel
Battery: 3200 mAh
HTC has always been in a different league for satisfying customers with superb camera, sound and touch quality. Hope this upcoming flagship HTC One M10 codenamed “Perfume” will also be able to do that in a more handsome fashion. Though we have written this article regarding the HTC One M10 release date price, features & key specs on the basis of our internal sources and the rumors leaked on the internet, but we are very sure that the specifications we have mentioned in the article, all will be presented in the HTC One M10 in the time of the official launch. Stay with us for more updated news on the HTC One M10 “Perfume” and other tech news.