The power of 10: Photographer social media Grryo posts camera samples of the new HTC 10

HTC has made some great promises for the camera on its newest flagship — the HTC 10 — and, on paper, we'd have to say we are pretty hopeful that the company will finally nail a top-class camera for its expensive handset. Thanks to a partnership with a social media for photographers, called Grryo, we can now feast our eyes on a number of photo samples taken with the new HTC 10!

Grryo has published a blog post, explaining that a bunch of its photographers have had their hands on the HTC 10 for a few days, and they were tasked with taking the phone for a ride around their hometowns' landmarks. Currently, we can see photos from three different cities, but the post claims that there will be more in the near future and encourages us to follow the hashtags #HTC10 and #PowerOf10.

Just recently, we also saw Huawei partner up with photography community EyeEm to promote the dual camera-equipped Huawei P9 in a very similar manner. Are we seeing a new marketing fad developing?

source: Grryo

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  • Display 5.2" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(27h 3G talk time)



1. Basharhd99

Posts: 103; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

finally a good camera on an htc jfc

13. danny_a2005

Posts: 365; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

Number 3 and 6

22. igorb81

Posts: 79; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

It's OK but so far I have not seen anything groundbreaking yet based on everything I have seen. I would take aperture of f1.7 any day over any others any day. S7 is still better based on my own photographer eyes. And BTW calling these amateurs photographers is embarrassment to the whole photographer community. All those images posted here are well below average amateur work what we would call in photography. Most if not all are unrealistic and over-processed HDR images that look mediocre and and poorly composed as well. It's possible to get pretty professional looking results from just about any camera phone but these are very poor examples of that.

26. yann

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Dear Igor, there are no professional photographers with phone cameras. All are in best case semi-pro....somehow... Smile.

40. AViator

Posts: 47; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

Dear Igor, dont worry! soon there would be x ray visions, microscopic view, and quad camera set-up to feed yo hungry 'photographer eyes'.

44. FriendlyFoe09

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

Based on my own photography eyes.....

49. igorb81

Posts: 79; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

yes I happen to be a photographer with Nikon DSLR equipment. Any other questions?

32. phonearenarocks

Posts: 607; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

So freaky!

37. rd_nest

Posts: 1656; Member since: Jun 06, 2010

47. johanbiff

Posts: 415; Member since: Mar 31, 2015

HTC really naild it this time around, although I think the S7 takes this comparison, especially in the low light ones.

48. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Thanks for that. HTC is producing slightly warmer picture comparatively and S7 seems to be over-sharpening things a bit. Overall, S7's photo look brighter in low-light but M10 seems slightly more accurate.That's just my amateur assessment tho but a very close match indeed.

53. BobVilla

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

Samsung takes this one in almost every picture. Over-sharpening or not there is just more detail in the s7's pictures. I like the HTC but Samsung's camera is just better.

2. Settings

Posts: 2943; Member since: Jul 02, 2014

Better than Ellen DeGeneres and Lil Wayne.

4. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Dynamic range and details are quite good...even with the night shots. I can make out noise here and there though. Well, i bet these are professionally edited ones so it can look good no matter how bad an image is.

24. igorb81

Posts: 79; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

ever heard of HDR and over-processing? These are not professionally edited by any means

33. Atrixboyyy

Posts: 624; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

I was gonna say that. Number 3 is very heavy with HDR.

6. frayo41

Posts: 12; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

Looking good!

7. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Those look heavily touched up, no?

25. igorb81

Posts: 79; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

HEAVILY processed!!! Bingo. At least some people can tell the difference

45. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

To you and all those talking about the images being touched up - I'm sorry do you know a single thing about post editing/post production? If you wanted untouched images you should just wait for a full review by some YouTuber or some internet site. If you want photography then you're gonna expect the images to be edited. Name me ONE professional photographer that doesn't edit their photos, just takes the picture then publishes it. Why do you think people love RAW photos/videos? All so that they can edit it to their hearts content.

50. igorb81

Posts: 79; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

I have processed thousands of RAW Nikon images in the last 15 years or so... it all comes down how you process them. I will tell you one thing that this is not how any of us process our images otherwise we would not be around long.

51. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Depends what you go for. There are different types of photographers out there, some post process more some less. More often than not you see more "modern" photography being taken with deeper contrast and sharpening to exaggerate effects. Didn't say anything about it looking good.

54. BobVilla

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 12, 2016

The photos look like crap and they are useless to assess camera quality. Heavy processing...

8. ishaqthkr

Posts: 159; Member since: Mar 26, 2015

Only a stupid person would believe that these images are untouched

18. sergiobr

Posts: 718; Member since: Feb 25, 2013

gsmarena take a look

46. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

And just as stupid to think he was trying to publish untouched photos.

10. phljcnth

Posts: 565; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

These are neither bad nor impressive. I actually expected a worthy GS7 camera competitor.

17. Hallyu

Posts: 790; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

No, this will not happen. The Galaxy S and Note series camera quality are always superior to the rivals and history tends to repeats itself I think. Just like HTC, you know how many time did it promise great camera from its flagship phones? Yet it never delivered. I think HTC should know it's place and not brag too much about that or it will lose even more consumers confidence. Its sale performance explains everything.

20. perfectnine

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

Just stay contented with your S6 Edge camera. There is always a first for everything so nothing can count HTC out yet. On the other hand, you can try joining RichardYarell in applying for a job at Samsung as PR manager. They will surely consider you.

34. LionStone

Posts: 1048; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

Sammy's camera just got taken down!!

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