HTC 10 Review

With the 10, HTC must prove to the world that its wares are worth the dough. And theirs have been a tough sale lately, largely because of objective shortcomings that the HTC 'style' of doing things—a style we've always been attracted to—wasn't able to cover for. So the 10 needs to be rock-solid both on the inside and outside, while also doing a splendid job getting us through a busy day of life acrobatics...
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236 Comments

219. leftheodo

Posts: 108; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

This is the noobiest phone comparison I've ever seen. Sense was always faster than touchwiz since the M7

138. 2.5GHz

Posts: 270; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

Nexus devices seem faster than Samsung flagships because it literally has no advanced functions and it's a bare empty UI.

188. Shocky unregistered

That isn't true anymore, 6.01 on my Galaxy S6 is just as fast and responsive as my Google devices. There isn't any difference. This was the case prior to the Galaxy S6 though, Touchwiz never offered the smoothest experience but it wasn't bad, interface a side they still offered better raw performance. Galaxy S4 back in the day with Google Edition rom was pretty nice, but ultimately not worth it due to all the stripped out software. The Google apps were s**te.

172. KONICHIWA-ANNYONG unregistered

Lol... fanboys...

9. realhumanbeing

Posts: 53; Member since: Oct 18, 2014

Go HTC!

10. xdza1979

Posts: 296; Member since: Aug 08, 2015

they deserve 9 just for the riddance of all bloatwar and keeping only google's apps, a lesson samsung should learn the hard way.

13. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Good to see HTC back in the game, I honestly thought the hope was lost after M9 and A9.

16. QuasarExod

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 29, 2016

SD810 has better GPU than 820??

132. Shocky unregistered

Correction, it's better than SN820 in the HTC 10. Lets hope that's a firmware issue.

210. alex3run

Posts: 715; Member since: May 18, 2014

SD820 GPU >> SD810 GPU everywhere. Stop talking nonsense.

21. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

This review made my day!

26. shield

Posts: 837; Member since: Sep 12, 2015

Awesome HTC 10, R.I.P LG this year.

28. newbey123

Posts: 701; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

HTC finally got it right! Best android available! Good job HTC!

31. jellmoo

Posts: 2588; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Honestly? I'm just happy that we have more than 1 really solid option that doesn't make any huge sacrifices. 2015 was a terrible year for mobile, at least 2016 is showing promise.

37. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

HTC goes from worse phone of 2015 to best of 2016. I said this once but I'll say it again. HTC 10 Android Phone Of The Year!!!

40. newbey123

Posts: 701; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Definitely the best android of the year! HTC finally put all the pieces together!

98. JMartin22

Posts: 2370; Member since: Apr 30, 2013

Yeah, they did, but you can still see the cracks. /eyeroll

120. 2.5GHz

Posts: 270; Member since: Apr 03, 2016

better wait till you actually experience the 10before saying it's the best phone of the year!

189. jeevanand88 unregistered

Not when s7 edge and s7 duo are there dude... HTC 10 is still inferior than s7 edge in various dept...!! but its surely better than G5

191. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Lol you pitching the S7 edge as a better phone than the HTC 10 to me someone who clearly hates the S7 edge and thinks it shouldn't exist lol OK!.

193. jeevanand88 unregistered

;) !!!

39. Gatorsrule52

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 18, 2013

Nice!

49. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3106; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Perfect score 9/10 :D

58. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

This is the Android phone to get if you want premium design. The best os skin there is. They're making the right moves now. But will it be enough?

59. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1821; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

This phone is definitely worthy of being a long-term flagship backup when I'm in between other flagships. I've been waiting on a device that has it all and is light on the UI front. This phone ticks all the boxes and will stand the test of time with the type c port and future-proof internals. Thank you htc!

65. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

You get a small and dim screen, boring looks and absolutely nothing special. I see nothing here that is better than my Sony Xperia Z5 Premium. So why all the hype?

169. perfectnine

Posts: 201; Member since: Mar 11, 2016

Then just stay with your xperia z5 if this doesn't interest you. Really don't understand these people who say "looks are boring". Looks are subjective ffs.

66. SirrJonathan

Posts: 16; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

Now I really can't wait for my pre-order to get here!

72. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

It's a flagship of a different flavor. Most people are just swooning over it b/c they hate Samsung. Kinda sad really. Be together, not same. The S6 was my first Samsung and now I have the Note 5. I will be getting the Note 6 when it arrives. No one is offering as much as them for the $ right now. I've had 2 HTC, 2 Motorolas and an LG before these. I fully support HTC and hope this device does well. I wouldn't say it's better than the S7. I'd say it's S7-95/100 HTC 10-93/100. They're damn close, but the Samsung pulls ahead for added features. Performance is no difference. You'd need a scale higher than 1-10 to separate the two.

91. marorun

Posts: 5029; Member since: Mar 30, 2015

Performance HTC almost always where faster and smoother than same year Samsung flagship sorry dude.

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