New HTC 10 (M10) photos show the smartphone powered on, capacitive keys visible

New HTC 10 (M10) photos show the smartphone powered on, capacitive keys visible
We may still be several weeks away from the official unveiling of HTC's next-gen flagship smartphone - allegedly called HTC 10, not M10 - but that doesn't mean we can't already take a look at the device. Recently, various photos and renders of the HTC 10 have been leaking out all over the web, and we now have two new images to show you.

Revealed by a commentator on Disqus, the new photos show a black-and-silver variant of an HTC 10 that's been powered on in China (in Beijing, to be exact). We can clearly see that the handset features a home button flanked by capacitive keys, plus a prominent front-facing camera. Mind you, that home button should include a fingerprint scanner. On the back, the device has a single camera (possibly a 12 MP UltraPixel one) with dual LED flash and what appears to be a laser auto focus sensor. There seems to be no sign of the dual BooomSound speakers that we can find on HTC's older flagships (One M9, One M8, One M7). Is anyone sad to see these go?

All in all, the HTC 10 looks like a blend between the One A9 and the One M9. According to previous rumors, the smartphone sports a 5.1-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display, being powered by Qualcomm's high-end Snapdragon 820 processor.

The HTC 10 could be launched on April 19, likely being available in at least four color variants. Who's looking forward to buying one?


source: Disqus via Nowhereelse

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  • Battery 3000 mAh(27h 3G talk time)

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52 Comments

1. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

This just may me the best HTC phone they have ever made.

3. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

The M7 was pretty fantastic.

6. rubyonrails3

Posts: 375; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

M8 was even better

20. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Was that the one everyone was crazy for? I couldn't remember, but one of them got lots of accolades.

23. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

The M7 for sure

42. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Yeah, like the 4mp camera... I would say the M8 was the fail in the One line.

39. GMS85

Posts: 217; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

My M8 is still kicking.. Legendary M8

10. maherk

Posts: 6961; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

I am going with the A9. Owning one made me realize how underrated this phone is.

25. nodes

Posts: 1160; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

maybe it's a great phone, but clearly it's not original. HTC One M7 is the best yet in recent years. Original and really stunning design.

51. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Underrated? I would buy one if it wasn't so expensive for its price. Mid range specs in a highend price.

41. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Lol... serious? THis is the most 'un-HTC' like phone, ever (besides the back). THe front is... iPhone 3g? Samsung? But the truth: Where the F is Boomsound, which is what makes HTC, an HTC?? Without it, they're squarely playing against Samsung, LG and others too like Motorola . Dafuq is HTC thinking...

52. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

FYI Boomsound is still there. because BOOMSOUND is not the SPEAKERs!. It is the Tech that inhance the sound Quality. only the front firing speakers are gone. so stop crying

2. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

Sexy device, no doubt. Hopefully that earpiece doubles as a speaker. Don't know if any of you noticed.... Onleaks showed a screenshot from the 10's audio settings. There was an option that said "speakers", plural. Take it for what it is, but if there was only one speaker...it probably wouldn't have said " speakers". We'll find out soon enough.

4. manojmcn

Posts: 634; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

Better looking than G5. But front design is leaning towards a Samsung style a little. If so, what extra does it offer to gain customers? That may hold the key to the success of the model. Sure it can beat the One M9 because it had miserable sales. But a high turn around needs a lot more value adds.

5. w1000i

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

This phone has the best sound technology ever , Called MQA ... Look at the bottom back of the second picture HTC patterned with MQA at CES 2016

43. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Who cares... People won't notice. "Does it have stereo speakers?" "Yes. In fact, the technology is called..." "I don't care what they're called, they're just stereo speakers. I'll take one!"

46. w1000i

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

who cares ? if this phone really has MQA and apply it correctly. HTC can sell this phone as the best sound quality EVER for headphone users. As M7 owner, I don't care about boomsound any more.. and the only criteria I'm looking for is loud speaker only.

49. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Mate, you're bluffing and don't know s**t about MQA lmao First of all, MQA is not about loudness :/ It regards the quality of the audio. Also it's not a company - you don't 'partner' with MQA as you have mentioned. You don't know jack :/ Also, 320kbps not good enough for you? Most people can't tell the difference between 192kbps and higher bit rates. I think you're one of the posers, "OMG, only 320kbps? Audio is rubbish! Must partner up with MQA" lmao.

64. w1000i

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 22, 2015

Dear, I KNOW what I'm talking about. And I just brought chord mojo (DAC/AMP) to pair with my M7 and I'm sure you know nothing about the real high quality in audio world. and people can't differentiate between 320kp & 192k because many factors: 1- poor sound procesing 2- noisy amplification and if HTC solve these problem with MQA, you will hear a big deference SECONDED, MQA became a company separated from meridian, HTC already shows an A9 with MQA technology in CES-2016 FINALLY, You don't have to buy htc to be mad kide,

7. maherk

Posts: 6961; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Is it me, or those thick chamfered edges look like someone installed a bumper case on the phone?

13. peace247 unregistered

Yeah me too. Today i was playing with nexus 6p , xperia z premium, htc m9, Samsung s6, iphone 6s and i have to say s6 has the best feel and size but it was too oil magnet.

30. DoggyDangerous

Posts: 1028; Member since: Aug 28, 2015

even with bumper case edges, it looking nice. Nice from the back but ugly from front. Those big chamfered will develop scratches quickly. HTC should not forget that it is aluminum.

8. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

The 2 capacitive buttons are quite small I think.

34. Hoggington

Posts: 356; Member since: Feb 23, 2016

They are unusually small, indeed.

11. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3109; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

looks good.

12. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

i wrote by the previous article this is thick and somebody mentioned I might wrong. THIS IS THIIIIIICK!!!!!And ugly sorry,this is my opinion.

17. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Ugly you can say because its a question of taste after all. But thick? did you hold the phone? i dont think so.

44. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Sigh... HTC fanboys can't take things objectively!

47. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

I havent hold the handset,but my vision can tell it is not a thin device as the a9 lets say.I would expect from HTC to thin down the M series after years.It is look a really massive phone and because it is rounded the ergonomic of its own makes more to look thick or chubby.Not my taste sorry.Any of you guys here can sketch or imagine a better design,comnnnnn!

14. amats69

Posts: 1527; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

For sure this phone gotta have the best music experience weve got for a phone using headphones/earphones. i just hope HTC learned from their previous mistakes and fix their camera. Design is ok to me...well let us see what HTC will offer to us this year.

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