HTC Bolt: 10 key features

The HTC Bolt has just gone official on Sprint, and it's one worthy new competitor that will provide users a little more choice outside of the traditional iPhone / Galaxy paradigm.

Priced slightly more affordable than the top flagships out there, the HTC Bolt comes with a slightly less powerful processor, but makes up for that with a couple of nifty features that many phones lack. Altogether, the Bolt comes together as a device that can make the most of Sprint's network with its carrier aggregation capabilities, but also as a stylish metal phone with a few extra kicks.

Rather than look at all the specs one by one, though, let's dive in its most important features, the things that make it stand out.

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core, 2000 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3200 mAh(23h talk time)



1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

What is exactly the purpose of releasing this device htc? When your mobile division is doing poorly and you can't compete with the top oems anymore like you used to.

2. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

to reuse unused HTC10's and HTC9's components?

3. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

For a long time, HTC has never disappointed in bringing one of the ugliest designs ever in a smartphone. The 10 could be a serious flagship if it isn't that ugly with those weird and massive chamfers and that big camera setup both front and back make it look like a toy, Here's my suggestion to HTC: 1. Beg Samsung again for the SuperAMOLED supply 2. Bring a complete redesign (at least kill off that big ass chamfer, reposition the camera, stop already with that boring curve back) 3. UI should be more parallel with the TouchWiz which is the most feature-rich and pretty handy UI of all time.

5. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

For number 1. I still do not understand you why they would do that. They could just buy from a chinese oem who have shared patents with samsung for the amoled display if they ever wanted to switch from lcd to amoled. 2. I do honestly absolutely hate the design of the 10. I used to be a die hard htc fan but now I'm just a fan. It was a huge downgrade from the look of the m9. Their phones now look like cheap generic clones. But they don't need to change the camera position and remove the curved back, it makes it easier to hold in my palm. 3.Just why would they copy touchwiz? It is the most hated ui in the tech community and every tech geek wants it to look as clean and nearly like stock android. I personally do like touchwiz if you ask me but those features are merely pure gimmicks. My brother has an s6edge and while I do like the animations and much more attractive icons on his phone. It is slower compared to my phone and he never uses the gimmicks like split window,the thing you find when you swipe on the edges and the other useless apps that come when you have the phone

4. donrox

Posts: 203; Member since: Jul 18, 2014

Slide 3: Title says waterproof. kindly fix it

6. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

No 3,5mm headphone jack? WTF HTC!

7. TylerGrunter

Posts: 1544; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

Snapdragon 810? Really? After all those heating issues? I seriously wonder why the Snapdragon 65X is not more popular, because is perfect for mid range to mid-high devices.

8. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

Barry allen is the fastest man alive not Usain bolt !

9. asiansatan

Posts: 59; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Even Bolt seems to be running away from the phone :-|

10. MrElectrifyer

Posts: 3960; Member since: Oct 21, 2014

Lost interest @ slide 2...

11. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Everybody in this industry is just coying one another. I wouldn't be surprised if the htc 11 would have antenna bands looking similar to the iphone7

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