HTC 10 system update tweaks camera and cellular connectivity on the phone

HTC 10 system update tweaks camera and cellular connectivity on the phone
The unlocked HTC 10 is being shipped this week, and the Verizon version (which is a U.S. exclusive until May 10th) will be shipped by May 5th. But even as the units sit in boxes ready to board a plane or a truck that will ship them to their final destination, HTC is sending out a system update for its new flagship handset.

The update improves the camera by making low-light images sharper and clearer. Photos taken outdoors will be improved, and the laser auto-focus will work better. Additionally, the HDR feature "has a wider range of light sensitivity." Purple noise that appeared in Pro Mode should no longer be an issue.

The update also improves cellular connectivity in areas where there is a weak signal. Smart MIMO (multiple input-multiple output) will enhance Wi-Fi connectivity.

Unlocked HTC 10 models in Europe will get first crack at the update, followed by unlocked models sold directly by HTC (which includes AT&T customers). It isn't known when the system update will reach carrier-branded variants of the HTC 10 in the U.S.

via Phonescoop

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  • Camera 12 MP (Single camera)
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  • Storage 32GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh
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