HTC 10 was just caught testing the waters over at the GFXBench benchmark, seemingly confirming some key specs and even detailing a few new ones. Starting from the top, GFXBench's device info record reports a 5.1-inch smartphone with a Quad HD resolution of 1440 x 2560 pixels, or a pixel pitch of 576 ppi—on par with the Galaxy S7. The captured device, as rumored, is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, with four custom Kryo cores and an Adreno 530 GPU, and features 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. On the camera front, we've got a 12-megapixel main snapper, along with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter up front—a departure from the 20MP/4MP combo of the One M9.Case in point: the
So what's new? From what we see, the HTC 10 will add a pedometer to package—hopefully in concert with a comprehensive, proprietary Health app. We can't be a hundred percent positive, but it does look like the HTC 10 will also finally spell doom for the dedicated HDR mode of old and transition to a real-time HDR solution that will work automatically—a deceptively simple feature that's nevertheless a boon, especially for the average user.
From where we're standing, and if we take the current heap of leaks for granted, the HTC 10 will be a competent flagship—at least on paper. Let's hope that the struggling Android pioneer really brought it this time, for fans sure are pining for a return.