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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18. talon95

Posts: 990; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

I also doubt we'll see lower than f/1.7 on a standard phone. (That doesn't protrude extra and have a large lense) It's not a semiconductor that shrinks every year.

36. KeyserSoze

Posts: 387; Member since: Oct 06, 2014

"It's not a semiconductor that shrinks every year." What's not a semiconductor that shrinks every year? The image sensor? The lens diameter? Why would they need to be shrunk? What does that statement even mean? To create a larger aperture they certainly can make the lens diameter larger to accommodate it. As for increasing the pixel size or pixel count or both, this requires a larger image sensor. The limiting factor on how big the image sensor can be depends on how far it needs to be from the lens, how thick the phone body is allowed to be, and how far the lens is allowed to protrude from the body. I don't think the OEMs have reached those limits or know what they are yet until they've tried them out on the market and see what gets accepted.

95. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

This is why sometime there is camera bump and other time no. the tech evolve year after year.. So you are tottaly right!

9. MichiGo

Posts: 173; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

Well.. it doesnt look as bad as I thought it would.

25. anotherfan

Posts: 62; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Yeah it looks like the m7

16. talon95

Posts: 990; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

That's a really nice shape and it has some unique lines. I think that's a good start. Sad they lost stereo speakers, but they fixed so many other things. As long as they use the new Sony sensor, which they will, it should finally be a worthy device.

19. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

HTC design lost it's prime striking beauty and elegance. It rather looks like a generic slab with angled edges.

22. anotherfan

Posts: 62; Member since: Sep 28, 2015

Looks amazing, the back looks a lot like the m7, and there is less bezels, but the lack of boomsound is dissepointing but we'll see if the quality of audio is good or poor

23. yoosufmuneer

Posts: 1518; Member since: Feb 14, 2015

Looks really good (Except for that enormous chamfer). The phone is looks wider. The processor seems to be underclocked. They should get the camera on par with other flagships this year

24. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

What are those idiot led buttons next to the home one?Looks sssssoooo cheap.Back awesom,forget about the front that is ugly.Does not seem to be bulky and fatty handset>?

26. Furbal unregistered

That is looking better! Now make sure it has an IR blaster

27. true1984

Posts: 864; Member since: May 23, 2012

sucks that they got rid of the on-screen buttons, but it isnt bad

29. LittleGaGaKiller

Posts: 290; Member since: Jan 19, 2015

GUY! SERIOUSLY????? looks sooooo ugly! i am surprised that some people here like the design!

85. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

Those are just htc fans, or just samsung haters. You can tell. Or just ONE htc fan who happened to have 20 accounts lol.

96. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

To think this way you must have 20 accounts.

107. keithtae

Posts: 564; Member since: Mar 25, 2015

To reply to what I THINK, just proved that I'm obviously right.

109. willy42

Posts: 36; Member since: Mar 02, 2015

Love the design, couldn't give a crap whether it looks like any other design or not.

35. Iyus76

Posts: 20; Member since: Feb 12, 2016

Looks promissing.. maybe my next phone.. to replace my m8 which still performe well.

40. ChowMein

Posts: 76; Member since: Jan 01, 2015

I like the back, but that's about it. Personally I prefer having the headphone jack at the bottom though. Also, why are the volume buttons the same side as the power button?

97. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Its the same on my moto x play volume and power same side.

43. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

O yeah loving it :)

44. Guaire

Posts: 870; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

It's has a thick body, also has thick side bezels including thickness of metal casing and has bad screen to body ratio despite lack of dual front facing speakers and HTC logo. Main camera doesn't fit rest of the design IMO.

48. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

Atleast shrink the bezels OR bring back boomsound.

51. BLSEOTB

Posts: 334; Member since: Mar 24, 2015

Sell the phone higher than a G5 or S7 and watch the company crumble.

53. ParsaMK

Posts: 16; Member since: Mar 04, 2016

Hope they include Qualcomm sense ID Wipower would be nice too Anyway lack of boomsound is a dissapointment

54. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

I'm glad that they are bringing back hardware buttons but sad that they are removing stereo speakers.

55. willy.4

Posts: 72; Member since: Oct 14, 2015

Is it me , the sliver one looks to have a USB type C , but the black one in buddy's hand looks like a minny USB connection oh well I could be putting more into it then is there I guess.... Or It could be two different phones LOL

119. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

No, they are both USB type-C

57. PhoneCritic

Posts: 1347; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

This is okay, But I think we all got spoiled by that, pre-release, concept design of the M9 that PA displayed a while ago. If you recalled it had that sleek looking where the boom sound speakers were thin strips that ran along the front bottom and top of the Bezels. we where all hoping HTC went along those route. I like the design but to lose those speakers is a shame. they made HTC standout among the other OEMs. again nice to see the HTC logo removed from the bottom bezel. the Capacity buttons gone and a fingerprint scanner added but it could have been better.

58. Vagabondjonez

Posts: 156; Member since: Jan 21, 2016

Why can't the lock screen time in the right corner disappear? It's terribly redundant and shows a lack of attention to detail. Lg and samsung have become hip to this.

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