HTC 10: the 10 most important new features
posted by Peter K. / Apr 13, 2016, 4:24 AM
HTC unwrapped its flagship just yesterday, and it's already shaping up to be a rather compelling new offering. Undoubtedly, it has all the potential to atone for HTC's not-so-exciting previous flagships. Don't get us wrong, the One M8 and M9 were good devices, but there was always a glaring issue that marred the full picture.
Well, from the looks of it the Taiwan-based company kept an ear closed to the ground and carefully registered the feedback coming from its users and the blogosphere. Well, we will abstain from giving verdicts left and right, but it seems we should be holding our breaths for HTC 10's camera performance.
Yet, that's totally not the only major new feature. Here are some others that deserve attention.
- Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
- Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
- Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
- Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
- Battery 3000 mAh(27h 3G talk time)
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Is this even an article!?
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 4:37 AM 1
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You have an option to not to click and read this if you have a problem with this.make it simple. I smell a butthurt sammy fanboy that cant accept that htc nailed this time with the htc 10. And btw. PA also released same kind of article when the S7 and g5 announced..and for sure u didnt complain that time.
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 5:51 AM 10
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HTC 10 have adaptable micro Sd storage and s7 doesnt. What that means..?
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 5:05 AM 2
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Thats a cool feature if you use high speed quality sd card. By example i have 144 gb onboard memory on my moto x play and its work flawlessly. Only reason i did not get the S7 or G5 is because they removed this feature.
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 7:13 AM 0
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Display responsiveness is 30% better than S7
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 5:15 AM 4
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its already better than s7,only thing is s7 has water proof.thats it.
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 5:44 AM 5
Given no one in the world has reviewed this device yet, it would be wise to wait. Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. It's just weird to say that based on nothing but a spec sheet.
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 6:22 AM 4
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What impresses me is how they managed to cram so much technology into their flagship with them having so little money (compared to the competition) in the bank. Why can't Sony make someone as neat as this?
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 8:59 AM 2
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Looks great and sounds great but as cooler heads have already said here lets wait for the reviews (GSM ARENA, SuperFA, Android Authoriy, Pocket now Cnet PA etc..). I am rooting for HtC but first the reviews and then I will have to handle it myself. I still have my damaged M7 which was a fantastic phone in design Ui (Sense). However, the camera held it back. it was tolerable for that time but when the M8 arrived and I got it as a free replacement for my M7 I could not believe HtC still kept the 4 mp camera. Yes, the dual rear camera with one used for optical depth measurement for the bokenh effect was okay but ois was dropped for that feature which I felt degraded the 4 mp shooter even further. I had to move on to the Samsung S6 which to me has still one of the best shooters even to today.
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 9:36 AM 0
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So what exactly is the benefit of a Quad HD resolution screen? 50% more responsive I get, but that has nothing to do with the resolution of the screen. Oh, that's right. It's because with 1080p you can start to see pixels when you hold it up to your nose. Hasn't anyone noticed that battery life is still significantly shorter across the board for phones with Quad HD resolution, and that's with bigger batteries in most phones? No matter how much you rationalize that it has minimal impact you can't ignore the facts. Compare the GS6 and GS7 to the GS5. Compare the LG G3, G4, and G5 to the G2. Hopefully HTCs batter optimizations pan out. But I remember LG talking up their battery optimizations to handle the higher resolution when the G3 came out. In one generation LG went from having one of the best battery life phones, for it's vintage, the G2, to one of the worst for battery life, the G3. At this point how is resolution beyond 1080p on a 5 inch screen considered technical advancement? The benefits are dwarfed by the negatives. I especially don't understand how reviewers can knock a phone for not having a QHD screen. Reviewers should be the ones calling bulls**t! I understand HTC would have been chastised if they only put a 1080p screen in the 10 so they had to do it, but when will people quit drooling over needless increases in screen resolution?
posted on Apr 13, 2016, 11:13 PM 0
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