HTC says the (One M)10 features "the best Boom Sound yet"

HTC says the (One M)10 features
Next week, on April 12, HTC will finally unveil its next-gen flagship smartphone, most likely called HTC 10 (not One M10, as previously believed). Last month, HTC confirmed that the upcoming handset would feature some kind of new "boom" sound, and today the company is, once again, talking about the device's audio capabilities. 

In a teaser video posted on Twitter (embedded below), HTC says it's "obsessed with sound", and wants customers to experience "flawless high-fidelity" audio on their handset. Thus, HTC promises "the best BoomSound yet" for those who will buy its new smartphone. 

BoomSound was a defining feature on HTC's older flagship smartphones, including last year's One M9, so we're curious to see exactly how it's been improved, especially since the HTC 10 seems to have smaller front-facing speakers compared to its predecessors.

Allegedly  sporting a 5.1-inch Quad HD Super LCD 5 display, the HTC 10 is probably powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. According to HTC, the handset can offer "the fastest and smoothest" Android experience around, while its rear and front cameras should be "world first, world class."

Based on the leaked photos and renders we've seen until now, the HTC 10 should be available in several color variants, including black, silver, white, and gold (or maybe rose gold). The handset could go on sale as soon as April 15, though this may happen only in Taiwan, with other markets getting the device a bit later.

Alongside the HTC 10 flagship, on April 12, HTC might also announce a new mid-range Desire smartphone, though we don't know too much about this particular device. Needless to say, we'll be here to let you know all about HTC's upcoming smartphones as soon as official details are available.




source: HTC USA (Twitter)

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39 Comments

1. Arschsalat

Posts: 158; Member since: Feb 29, 2016

They have nothing to lose

10. engineer-1701d unregistered

cant wait to get this next week

35. Gadgetex

Posts: 185; Member since: Nov 10, 2013

Will have to wait and see audio DB test results

36. danny_a2005

Posts: 343; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Here To Conquer

42. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

HERE To Comeback :)

2. Busyboy

Posts: 731; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

They partnered with MQA, so I have high hopes.

20. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

MQA is not a company. its a new audio Technology. please correct me if im wrong.

24. w1000i

Posts: 235; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

IT IS A COMPANY NOW, and developed by meridian

26. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

I know that this audio tech is developed by meridian.. but i didnt know that it is a company now..thanks anyway

39. Jimrod

Posts: 1605; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

MQA seems to be an audio format, like MP3 etc, not actually a physical sound reproduction technology so doesn't really tell us that much about the speakers in the HTC 10. I would imagine from the layout that the HTC will either be stereo in a slightly awkward earpiece + bottom firing speaker configuration or perhaps mono with earpiece offering the higher frequencies facing forwards where they matter and the lower frequencies from the potentially larger speaker at the bottom... The second option having more potential as stereo is largely pointless from a small device, especially one that can be used either horizontally or vertically.

5. abdoualgeria

Posts: 928; Member since: Jul 27, 2015

that will hurt the g5's if priced well

6. Joseph96

Posts: 30; Member since: Feb 08, 2016

bulls**t LG V10 is The KING of all phones

13. Hitokage

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 01, 2015

While the V10 is good, it only has a Snapdragon 808. The Galaxy S7 runs absolute circles around it, the LG G5 runs circles around it, and even the Galaxy Note 5 is a decent contender (more power, no SD slot/removable battery)

18. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

G5 is faster all around than S7 so yeah no wonder...

40. SenorThrottles

Posts: 284; Member since: Dec 23, 2015

Well not the Exynos version of the S7.

16. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

no way ! King in Sound ! have you tried any HTC before ? man every LG I've owned from g2 , g3 , g4 had a terrible sound ,and I mean it! the highest volume is just too low when you are outside and distorted even to samsung. no way it will come any how near to HTC . I think there is a reason for the new DAC for G5 . and all I see in online reviews is that LG has awesome sound quality . but I didn't hear it .it is not bad but not even close to good . so mostly the V10 will be the same when it comes to sound ., a little bit better maybe ! if you listen to very low sound levels on in ear headphone in your room without equalizer , then it sounds okay . I would say LG phones are decent, and good buy but not near to be king , I loved the back buttons that what keept me buying LG , outside that ,screen and sound quality is the weak points in LG phones , very poor compared to samsung amoled and HTC sound .

19. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

LG V10 speaker is amazing but yeah but headphone sound volume is too low...

37. WakaFlakaD

Posts: 575; Member since: Apr 30, 2011

Headphone sound volume is on the lower side depends on which headphone you are using. If you plug in a headphone that is harder to drive, then amp will kick in and will play at a higher volume

29. BaLLisTiKaL

Posts: 3; Member since: Mar 25, 2016

Lol right...

7. BobLawblaw unregistered

Could be selling my s7 for this..

8. goingtocanada

Posts: 28; Member since: Mar 05, 2016

History repeats, HTC to rule them all.

12. bassembm

Posts: 143; Member since: Dec 27, 2015

Enough teasers ,, let the show begin and see what they got

14. danchoi704

Posts: 39; Member since: Apr 18, 2008

Mono boomsound speaker?

17. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

maybe somehow 360 stereo like sound . maybe earpiece and the speaker next to charging port together so front and side ! I wish it remains stereo any how .

30. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

it will be some akward 90 degree sound setup.. one is firing right in from of you, the other will fire 90 degree away from you, the one who fire it directly will sound higher than the other if both release sound with same dB.. maybe it can automatically adjust loudness of each speaker to emulate stereo setup from user point of view (or point of hear in this case) it'll be even better if they actually have another speaker grill on top side of the phone.. and front ear piece is for bass driver, lol

28. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Why is no one paying attention to the first picture in the gallery. The earpiece acts as one speaker, while the bottom one acts as the second. All they have to do is fire the sound from the bottom speaker diagonally and boom (pun intended) you have stereo speakers

21. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Meh....yet more obnoxious people blasting their phone audio in public.....annoying as heck... wear ear phones or whatever, rest of us don't to listen to your music blasting at full speaker volume.

23. Leandronb

Posts: 86; Member since: Jun 03, 2014

I hope is not just marketing, if they can deliver the fastest and smoothest android, the best boomsound (still can't believe how a single speaker will do this), and the best camera it will be my next phone.

31. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

if they cant deliver, lets just say goodbye to them

25. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

If 4.7 Mini version was real it would definitely make me switch to Android 4.5 inch would be even better

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