HTC 10 official promo video leaks, spoils tomorrow's unveiling

HTC's next big thing is almost here: the HTC 10, the company's flagship phone for 2016, is expected to make its official debut tomorrow, but you don't need to wait until then to see the device in flesh.

A leak right before the official announcement brings us what seems like the official promo video for the HTC 10 in all its glory. Showing the phone take shape from a block of metal, we see a clean and meticulously crafted device with the main highlight being a chamfered back that should give the phone character and make it a more comfortable fit in the hand.

Up front, there will be a single physical key (likely with a fingerprint scanner in it), while the other physical buttons will be on the right side: a rigged power/lock key and a volume rocker. On the bottom, we can see a USB-C port for charging the phone, elegantly cut bottom-firing speaker and a microphone.

This along with a new version of the HTC Sense Android skin and - hopefully - an improved camera, should be some of the reasons why you might want to consider the HTC 10.

source: reddit

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1. GrimJow

Posts: 27; Member since: Mar 24, 2016

Sexy beast!!

29. phonearenarocks

Posts: 606; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

The back, the top, the bottom and the sides look sexy, not the front, it looks like a badly made Galaxy.

62. goingtocanada

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

Only in white, check out black version, it's delicious!

51. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

The black is pretty awesome! That will be the one I get!

3. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Worst designed htc flagship ever. Very sad that peter chou is not the ceo of this company anymore otherwise we could have seen a better looking phone

7. Fardon

Posts: 96; Member since: Nov 24, 2014

Peter Chou was responsible for the mess that was the M9.

19. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Qualcomm damaged the m9. Every time I hold my phone, it's blazing hot. There was nothing wrong with the m9 besides the overheating issue. The reason the m9 flopped is because they didn't promote it well enough and many m8 users didn't feel the need of upgrading to one, but I would say my upgrade from my old m8 to m9 was worth it

24. perfectnine

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

Well afaik Peter Chou is still in HTC as future development manager or something. I guess he had a hand in this too.


Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

The camera, don't forget the camera. I would've preferred an 8MP 1/2.3" "ultrapixel" sensor instead

22. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Lol the back looks ridiculous and sharp.

64. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

The Design team pretty much fell off after the HTC M7, since 2 of the 3 guys who worked on it left. Honestly I'm not so surprised its not radically different, but I hoped it looked more like the X9 if they chose to keep the boomsound.

8. Zylam

Posts: 1817; Member since: Oct 20, 2010

HTC phones for the last 3 years have had the best looking backs but the worst looking fronts. The home button is offset between the screen and the bottom of the phone. The bezels are pretty big, why can't Oems reduce the bezels. The htc HD7 had such a small bezel up top. But what a back man, just wow. Nine work HTC, hopefully next year we get a beautiful front.

10. tyrionTheWise unregistered

This phone looks awesome from the back, ugly from the front. Why can't anyone except oneplus realize that people want minimal front. All of it should be one single color. There should not be a huge camera hole, and sensors should not be visible. Not to mention it should be symmetric.

25. alexp999

Posts: 77; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

That's why I'd be getting the black fronted one. Either black front with silver back (like the leaks), or the all black one.

33. rubyonrails3

Posts: 375; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

Actually I am fan of its front not in white but in black. I thought One A9 was ugly until I owned it for few days and now I know front is most different for an HTC phone. Front is almost like single piece of glass and sides are 2D curved which sort of now S7 have as well. But yes fingerprint sensor look like Samsung device. About white phones it's common comment same a lot says about Moto X pure white.

40. tyrionTheWise unregistered

Don't know how it looks on black. I guess we'll see tomorrow.

43. alexp999

Posts: 77; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

46. tyrionTheWise unregistered

That's a render, not the real thing. It will be awesome if it looked like that though.

55. perfectnine

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

I think there was a photo of it posted today on this website.

11. lamseunyau

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

This is a very orgasmic design XD

13. Derekjeter

Posts: 1515; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

I've never been a fan of the curve back. I hope all goes well and they return to the top of the phone world.

14. kiza_88

Posts: 22; Member since: Feb 28, 2013

looking nice...

16. Modest_Moze

Posts: 184; Member since: Mar 23, 2015

The front looks like the SGS6.

26. ryq24

Posts: 875; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Looks a lot like Samsung Galaxy!

27. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

A cheap samsung-ish phone from the front.

28. Sriniva1995

Posts: 44; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Front looks ugly AF

32. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Ok. This looks exactly like a samsung phone from the front. And back..... looks like the m7 or m8....

34. boosook

Posts: 1442; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Wonderful back, boring front.


Posts: 5; Member since: Feb 10, 2016

HTC you had one job. ONE fricking job - small bezels. Yet not only you sacrificed speakers but made bezels as s**tty as always. HARD PASS.

56. perfectnine

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

omg!! that bezel made the phone so unusable!! i can barely hold it with my hands!!

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