HTC teases new device ahead of September 20th event

HTC teases new device ahead of September 20th event
HTC has dropped yet another teaser on Twitter ahead of its September 20th event. Though it would be nice, we're not expecting to see the rumored Pixel handsets at this particular gathering, but rather a couple of additions to the company's Desire range

The HTC Desire 10 Pro is set to be the major talking point, with leaked specs having outlined a 5.1-inch, 1440 x 2560 display and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 with 4 GB RAM. There's also expected to be a 12-megapixel main camera along with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter, 32 GB of storage and Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board. If true, the Desire 10 Pro will essentially match the firm's flagship HTC 10 in the power stakes.

Meanwhile, the Taiwanese outfit could also drop the Desire 10 Lifestyle with a decidedly more modest list of features. Set to be positioned as a stylish, affordable device, AnTuTu benchmarks have indicated a 5-inch,720 x 1280 display along with a Snapdragon 400 processor, 2 gigs of RAM and 32 GB storage. Again, it'll probably have Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on board upon launch, though it's likely that Android 7.0 Nougat won't be too far behind in both cases. 

Of course, we'd love to see the purported Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P successors on September 20th. HTC has reportedly been tasked with the job of building this year's Google-branded smartphones, which look set to drop the Nexus branding in favor of the 'Pixel' moniker. Whatever the name, it's usually Google that does the announcing regardless of which company does the making, so we're not holding our breath for Pixel or Pixel XL making an appearance at next week's HTC event. 

source: @HTC

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22 Comments

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

HTC Desire 10 Pro FTW. My daughter will love this.

7. Creep

Posts: 193; Member since: Apr 05, 2016

daughter? That's very nice and generous of you. How old are you, if I may ask...just curious.

13. IosDroid

Posts: 117; Member since: Dec 03, 2015

And you thought people over forty years of age use wired phones only, lol!

16. adi90

Posts: 554; Member since: Dec 21, 2015

Gradually we are getting idea about whole family of Trojan_horse. Yesterday he revealed that he was married. Today ha has a daughter.

2. scarface21173

Posts: 618; Member since: Aug 17, 2014

Nougat should come loaded out of the box as there working with google for the new pixel phones.

3. Xperia14

Posts: 1195; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

I hope it will be waterproof.

4. Emmanuelz

Posts: 222; Member since: Aug 01, 2013

Damn screen too small tho

15. buccob

Posts: 2944; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

I disagree.... There are already too many big screen devices around.... I would love to see powerful 5" more

18. monoke

Posts: 1114; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Lol. 5 - 5.2 too small now? I guess we'll call them compact sizes sooner or later. Times are changing.

5. fyah_king unregistered

So the desire pro is the htc 10 but .1in smaller?lol

6. gs200

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 09, 2015

If this doesn't explode with use and allows me to use my many sets of headphones without adapters and charge while using them, I'm very interested. It'd be nice to see HTC come back.

12. Subie

Posts: 2257; Member since: Aug 01, 2015

I agree, I'd like to see HTC make a comeback too. The new Nexus/Pixel phones could give them some positive publicity just like Huawei received last year.

21. BLUEBLASTER

Posts: 905; Member since: Feb 23, 2014

What went wrong with the HTC 10? It was a great phone but didn't sell well?

19. andynaija

Posts: 1242; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

When have you heard of an HTC phone exploding?

8. KingSam

Posts: 1334; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

HTC has no excuse using a snapdragon 400 in 2016! Come on really HTC. And see that price. Even $200 phones have SD6xx chipsets

9. gs200

Posts: 64; Member since: Jun 09, 2015

We tried a Desire 626 due to its attractive low price. Unfortunately, it came with unattractive low performance. I figured it'd be a little slow, but it was just way too laggy for a non gamer. We ended up going with something else. Just beware that HTC budget phones are far from zippy.

11. Sharky

Posts: 259; Member since: Jun 24, 2008

They probably meant a 400 series SD. Not necessarily the SD400 proper. They've done that in a few other articles.

10. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2102; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Android: be together. not the same

14. Xperia14

Posts: 1195; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Btw, has no one noticed that the fingerprint scanner is placed under the screen?

17. adi90

Posts: 554; Member since: Dec 21, 2015

Why Google never officially reveal the OEM partner for pixel series ? Irony is that every year people know who is going to manufacture next pixel .

20. FriendlyFoe09

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

Fancy teaser but I bet they will miss crucial parts. Like having a good camera. They were so close with the HTC 10. If they got the camera right. I would of bought that phone outright regardless of price. In the android scene its always HTC and Sony that make weird business decisions. They release phones that perform so bad and with features that most people expect from flagship phones of today. HTC and Sony make the best looking Android phones but stuff up key components like camera performance.

22. frayo41

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

Foe that is ridiculous, the HTC 10 has a great camera

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