Leaked photos showcase HTC's upcoming hero phone, the 10 (M10?)

This is a HTC smartphone, alright, sporting a chiseled metal body, an arched back, and an overall shape and contour reminiscent of the company's flagship M8 and M9 phones...
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106 Comments

1. Xperia14

Posts: 1208; Member since: Sep 01, 2015

Looks good! I really hope that it has IP68 and that they use a Sony sensor this time. I'm also glad to see that they got rid of those annoying on-screen buttons.

14. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yes the back looks pretty good :) The lack of stereo speakers make me sad though :(

121. cheetah2k

Posts: 2223; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

WTF is wrong with HTC.. Seriously is there a need for an on screen home button when most manufacturers are going away from them... Looks like a Samsung too.. Does HTC expect to sell more phones because it looks like a Galaxy phone? I just don't get it. HTC won't be getting my money

20. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Alright, this looks way better than what I thought was coming. Seeings as how how it'll look even better once finalized like every phone does against their prototypes, I think this is more beautiful than the S7. I plan on using headphones/BT headset anyways, so no big loss for no BoomSound. Centered USB, type-C, AMOLED, capacitive buttons, and curved back? W00T!

41. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

Wait, apparently OnLeaks just posted that BoomSound is in fact in the HTC 10. I think that's why the earpiece is so big; it, along with the bottom speaker, act as stereo speakers. HTC 10 with BoomSound after all...?

64. Busyboy

Posts: 731; Member since: Jan 07, 2015

The HTC A9 has BoomSound too, and it's in the same position as the M10.

79. maherk

Posts: 6773; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The boomsound is only triggered once you plug the headphones, it has no effect what so ever on the built in speaker.

110. engineer-1701d unregistered

The same leak was said about the galaxy s7 having a larger earpiece by 40% in order to incorporate a speaker like back in the old days I miss nextel

73. Fardon

Posts: 96; Member since: Nov 24, 2014

It uses the IMX377 or IMX378(This is listed in documents, looks like the IMX377 just with OIS see second page -http://kantatsu.co.jp/product/docs/151124%20lens%20list.pdf) So as long as HTC get processing right, they've showed clear improvement with the A9, it should be ace with OIS, PDAF and Laser Auto focus

2. kkmkk

Posts: 699; Member since: May 06, 2013

htc is seriously joking . right ? because if this there hero phone then they are died for ever it is game over for them

11. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Phone look pretty good and unique for the back design. freaking Shamesung fanboy need to stop speaking for nothing.

68. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

only from the back is this design unique ,from the front looks unacceptable to me exactly as LG G5 , those are the ugliest phones this year ,as far as design goes .

70. aho13

Posts: 97; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

shamesung fanboy ! what has a good or bad HTC design to do with samsung anyways ! he didn't even compare it to S7 .

81. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Its shamesung, not samsung.:)

80. Hypergy

Posts: 54; Member since: Feb 24, 2016

It's ugly. You don't have to be a fan of anyone to see that. It's absolutely ugly.

89. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

What someone find ugly other can find beautiful. Beauty is a question of point of view.

83. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

The phone design is ugly, the front is iphone+ samsung button, and the chamfered edges at the back is just screaming "scratches!!!!" out loud.

31. Reza.N

Posts: 77; Member since: Sep 06, 2015

Just shut the f**k up kid and close this page.don't write these bulls**ts

69. maherk

Posts: 6773; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I just don't like those humongous chamfered edges, they look way too off for my taste. And since they got rid of the front firing speakers, I don't see why they didn't improve on the very low screen to body ratio HTC phones has been known for, this was their chance to deliver a compact flagship with tint bezels.

78. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

onleaks said boomsound is in fact there

82. SenorThrottles

Posts: 284; Member since: Dec 23, 2015

He's referring to front facing boom sound speakers.

91. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Boomsound will be included but its not as good as botom speaker will fire downward and earpiece is the second speaker... So you have a point there... I personaly love those edges :) but thats a question of taste. Body to screen ratio for me is not important in fact i prefere some bigger bezel to protect the screen from side impact :) But yeah could been better but still the most interesting of the new flagship for me this year... if its can adopt a sd card as internal memory ( where LG and samsung failed to let the option there at least manually )

101. maherk

Posts: 6773; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I am pretty sure it will be available on the m10, because they didn't take it off the A9. I am okay with everything, I can ignore the bezels just like I did with the A9, but I am not liking those huge chamfered edges

74. Dr.SamX

Posts: 240; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

What the hell are you talking about?? This looks awesome!!!

3. carlemillward unregistered

I see they stayed true to the A9 design, but with a lot more chamfered edges.

42. SYSTEM_LORD

Posts: 1168; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

A9 and M7 made love and created the HTC 10

66. dil2abu

Posts: 315; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

Still they couldn't come up with a better design then M7..

92. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

M7 was amazing for its time :(

4. newbey123

Posts: 700; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Looks pretty good, if they offer a 5.5+ version then I will pick one up!

5. Commentator

Posts: 3722; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

That actually doesn't look half-bad. HTC finally figured out how to center the USB port. Not sure if I like the chamfered edges on the back though. Weird how HTC pretty much initiated the stereo-speaker craze (to the point where Boomsound was really their defining feature) but then suddenly pulled back...

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