HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle to be released in September


If you haven't been impressed by HTC's latest Desire smartphones (including the Desire 825, Desire 630, and Desire 530), perhaps some of the next-gen models will pique your interest. According to Venture Beat, this September, HTC should release not one, but two Desire 10 smartphones. More exactly, the upcoming handsets are expected to be called Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle.

Reportedly, the Desire 10 Lifestyle is an Android Marshmallow phone with a 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels display. The device will be powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (unknown model), having up to 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. On the photography and video fronts, the Desire 10 Lifestyle will offer a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and a 5 MP selfie camera, both with back-illuminated sensors and 1080p video recording. Moreover, the phone should feature Boomsound Hi-Fi Edition stereo speakers, shipping with some high quality earbuds. It's said that the new handset will come in several matte color variants, each having "a metallic gold trim" around the camera lens and antenna cutouts, and on the edges. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will certainly not look like the speckled Desire 825, 630, and 530.

Details about the Desire 10 Pro are completely absent, but we imagine that, given its Pro moniker, this will be more advanced than the Desire 10 Lifestyle.

Unfortunately, right now, there are no photos to show any of HTC's upcoming Desire phones. Also, it's not clear what ties the two new devices have with the HTC 10 flagship (pictured above), other than borrowing half of its name. 

Over the years, HTC released so many different (or just slightly different) Desire smartphones that we kind of lost track of them. While the first models - starting with the original Desire from 2010 - were high-end products, pretty much all the recent ones offer mid-range features at best, and that's because HTC started focusing on the One series. Thus, it makes sense for the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle to fall into the same mid-range at best category, though we admit that we're mildly intrigued by the Pro (due to its name alone), and we're looking forward to seeing what it's all about.

Update: Evan Blass revealed two renders showing the HTC Desire 10 Pro in black, and white (rear fingerprint scanner apparently included) - check them out below.

 
sources: Venture Beat, Evan Blass

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26 Comments

1. EC112987

Posts: 1216; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

They need a design change...then metal unibody is nice but like everything else gets old. They need a big splash.

16. nodes

Posts: 1162; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

metal is the new plastic.

17. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Plastic is the new black? (It'sa TV reference gentleman)

2. kamejoko

Posts: 253; Member since: Nov 10, 2011

and will have 2 nexus phone in september? htc will die soon.

3. Gatorsrule52

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

Your comment makes no sense

13. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Nexus phones aren't exactly known to be profit machines.

4. Kevinwoo

Posts: 21; Member since: Aug 12, 2016

HTC will die soon, that's for sure.

5. MingLiangChen

Posts: 329; Member since: Jul 06, 2012

I wish moto uses htc-like designs at the same time I want moto to be different .

6. Gatorsrule52

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

Hey phone arena! Evan blass leaked a picture of the Desire Pro!https://mobile.twitter.com/evleaks/status/764447375221940224

7. megathaszrul89

Posts: 203; Member since: Jan 08, 2015

aw man.5.5" with just HD resolution?i'd be great if it has FHD at least.well, nice design, though.

8. Tariq123

Posts: 186; Member since: May 15, 2016

nice design!!

9. rkoforever90

Posts: 473; Member since: Dec 03, 2011

Design look good for an entry level device

10. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

actually, they can make nice phone design, especially if they use front face design of one X9 , desire 830, or desire 628(dual stereo speaker) for this phone (and reduce its bezels a bit) and the actual problem is their specs and overpriced price tag. that "Quad-core Qualcomm's processor" won't be SD820 or 821, guess it'll be SD425 (slightly better version of SD410), all new qualcomm's processor is either octa-core (430, 616, 617, 625, 652) or hexa-core (650)

11. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I prefer the older designs a lot more. Especially the butterfly s with the black/white front and red speakers, it looked sexy as hell and the too bad cancelled one m8 prime, that design was almost the perfect design for the m series. I don't know who is designing for htc now cuz their designs are starting to look unoriginal and ugly

12. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

their styling is kinda broken since A9

14. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

Well their designers did defect.

25. Furbal unregistered

I actually liked the desire eye design more than my M8. It was different.

26. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

The design of the m8 I had felt like the best Ive ever had

15. xocomaox

Posts: 201; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

Large iPhone -sized bezels? I'll pass.

18. kiko007

Posts: 7520; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

You won't buy a phone because of bezels? To each his ownI guess :D. Nice profile photo btw.

19. tweetgadget

Posts: 72; Member since: Feb 05, 2014

and they are gonna price it more than $400 .. just die HTC

20. JunitoNH

Posts: 1946; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

And....in classic HTC, they will be overpriced.

21. andynaija

Posts: 1264; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

This looks really beautiful, hope it has a reasonable price to match!

22. liviaemily_6

Posts: 25; Member since: Aug 15, 2016

why would I want an I phone that runs android

23. mixedfish

Posts: 1563; Member since: Nov 17, 2013

Because if that thing you call your head a brain inside, you would.

24. anotherfan

Posts: 62; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Nice and great design, but htc need to bring something new, something inovative, something we really need and don't have in our phones, something worth our money, not just great design and great camera.

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