The new HTC 10 has just been officially launched last month. This time, HTC has make a complete change on its outer design while installed with some of the latest and best hardware available. While the new HTC 10 design does not fall into everyone’s cup of tea, let’s have a closer look onto functionality and design of the HTC 10 before making any judgement!
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow，HTC Sense
- 5.2 inches QHD Super LCD display（2560 x 1440 resolution）
- Gorilla Glass 4 scratch resistant glass
- 2.2GHz Snapdragon 820 quad core SoC
- 4GB RAM + 32/64GB ROM（support storage expansion up to 2TB）
- 12MP UltraPixel rear camera，OIS，1.55µm pixel size，F1.8 aperture，IR autofocus
- 5MP front camera，F1.8 aperture，BSI image sensor，OIS
- 3000mAh with QC3.0 quickcharge
- USB Type-C 3.1
- 145.9 x 71.9 x 9mm
- 4G LTE
- HTC Boomsound Hi-Fi audio technology
Recommended Retail Price: RM319 (32GB) / RM3499 (64GB)
The 2K display makes the HTC 10 excellent in terms of visual experience, but the tiny black bar surrounding the white bezel marks down some of the visual score on this smartphone.
It comes with a solid Home button as seen on HTC A9 while it integrates with the fingerprint sensor.
The front selfie cam is one of the highlight of this smartphone. This camera unique and embarrassingly large, but it comes with a relative large aperture size at f/1.8!
The rear is slightly curved while doesn’t appears thin when looking from the side.
Volume rocker and power switch are located on the right.
The 3 parted design is one common trend which can be seen on smartphones today. Ultimately it serves the purpose of transmitting and receiving cellular signals. Although the white bars are significant, it does not disturb the center of attraction: rear camera.
HTC brings back the 12MP UltraPixel camera onto the HTC 10 along with 2 tone LED flash and laser assisted autofocus.
The gripping experience is satisfactory while One A9 has a better feel.
HTC 10 in 3 colours!
Available in starlight silver, dawn gold and twilight grey.
HTC 10 camera test
The 12MP UltraPixel camera is one of the greatest highlight of the HTC 10. Despite having a large aperture, it suffers on the presence of noise when it comes to low light environment. More details to be tested soon!
The HTC 10 has make a complete change in their overall design and hardware. However, the grip of the smartphone are simply satisfactory and cannot compared with HTC last generation One A9. Nevertheless, it is deemed okay for single handed use as the 5.2 inches display with slim bezel makes the display convenient and comfortable for a single handed usage.