HTC One X10 mid-ranger is official in Russia; phone carries a 4000mAh battery (UPDATE)

UPDATE: HTC has issued a press release. The phone will be launched in Russia this month in black and silver, priced at the equivalent of $355 USD.

Ever since we showed you the leaked teaser of the HTC One X10 that Evan Blass originally tweeted, we could sense (no pun intended) that HTC fans were getting giddy. Sure, the phone looked like a premium model with its fancy get up, but that wasn't the reason for the wide smiles from the HTC faithful. Those came from the tag line which read "big style meets bigger battery."

For years, HTC had two major issues that fans could not get the company to improve on. One was the rear camera, which has now been greatly improved. The second was the battery. Even on the HTC One (M8), arguably the best smartphone ever made by the company, a much too-small 2600mAh battery was bravely trying to keep the hamster wheel spinning. And yeah, the company did go to 3000mAh on last year's HTC 10, but many large screened flagships now routinely have a juicer containing more than 3000mAh of capacity.

Well HTC fans, it looks like your dreams might have come true. According to a tweet from tipster Roland Quandt, the mid-range HTC One X10 is now official in Russia. On HTC's Russian website, the phone is said to be powered by a 4000mAh battery that will give you nearly two-days of power without charging. The Boost + feature adjusts system resources so that the battery becomes miserly in handing out power. For example, the resolution of the screen will automatically be adjusted for certain games.

The HTC One X10 carries a Gorilla Glass protected 5.5-inch Super LCD display with a 1080 x 1920 resolution, and a 401 ppi pixel density. Driving the device is a MediaTek P10 SoC with an octa-core CPU. 3GB of RAM is inside along with 32GB of native storage (24.53GB available to the user). Those seeking additional storage can use the 2TB capacity microSD slot. The rear camera weighs in at 16MP and features an f/2.0 aperture. The front-facing 8MP selfie snapper comes with an f/2.2 aperture and shoots wide angle pictures.

Besides the massive battery, the HTC One X10 has an Energy Saving Mode, a Maximum Power Saving Mode, and offers fast charging mode (5V / 2A). The all metal case is scratch resistant and can withstand falls and small bumps. The 3D diamond chamfering does not fade even after long term use of the device. A fingerprint scanner is found in back.

While the mid-ranger might not be your cup of tea, there is one good thing to think about while you await the flagship HTC Ocean. If HTC is now willing to shoehorn a 4000mAh cell into a mid-range handset, how large will the battery be on the next flagship?

Checkout the HTC One X10 by clicking on the HTC Russia website at the sourcelink.

source: HTCRussia (translated) via @rquandt



1. amiroomg

Posts: 19; Member since: Dec 07, 2013

Well news htc!! Bring it plz

9. mahima

Posts: 739; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

buy redmi note 4, black colour, they look the same, and have snapdragon 625 at a much lower price...

2. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Good specs for a midrange phone. This should be a precursor for the company's new flagship phone.

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

helio P10 is good specs for midranger? since when? it barely reach 50k in antutu

4. killer7D

Posts: 551; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Cant wait for the Occean Lets see what will be the battery size ..

5. jellmoo

Posts: 2628; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Why on earth use the P10? An SoC from 2015 doesn't exactly scream value. The P20 is available and would actually be quite useful in battery life. Seems like a missed opportunity.

10. AmashAziz

Posts: 2934; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Even better would be a Snapdragon 626.

6. AgentZero

Posts: 314; Member since: Aug 16, 2014

and then they will throw a 3000 mah battery in the flagship -_-

7. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

why not snapdragon 625 at least ?rip sony, lg and htc. that is the main reason their shares dip very badly

8. Mube007

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 24, 2013

why not snapdragon 625 at least ?rip sony, lg and htc. that is the main reason their shares dip very badly

11. Kelzi

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 12, 2017

Crap chipset, helio p20 will do for that price tag

12. UnlimitedSkye03

Posts: 300; Member since: Apr 27, 2012

A P10 equipped device for $355? That's very absurd :/

13. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

HTC has lost its way in the smartphone competition. HTC can't even provide good midrange phones at a reasonable price. .. This One X10 with Helio P10 for $355 is just ridiculous... Snapdragon 625 would have been more reasonable.

14. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Would have been a great device with a Snapdragon 6XX soc and a lower pricepoint. Don't know why I should go for this HTC device when I could instead get the Xiaomi Note 4 with SD625 for 189 USD.

15. Mixkhata1

Posts: 162; Member since: Feb 26, 2017

I'm waiting for HTC's 2017 flagship, be it named Ultra or Ocean.

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