HTC has finally launched its mid-range Desire 10 Lifestyle smartphone in India with an aim to bring premium design and flagship-level features at an affordable price point.
HTC launched the cheaper version of the Desire 10 series, while information on the high-end Pro variant is still not available. The Desire 10 Lifestyle comes in Stone Black and Polar White colours with gold borders at an attractive price of Rs. 15,990. The handset will be available on Amazon.in and HTC e-store starting 30 September.
"Inspired by many of the same innovations that have made the flagship HTC 10 so popular, we're bringing these innovations to the Desire 10 Lifestyle, making it the most brilliant Desire ever. With a brand new, modern luxurious design inspired by the HTC 10 camera, and including features that outshine even some of the top flagship phones in the industry, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle will have you rethinking what to expect from an HTC Desire."
In terms of specifications, HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle packs a 5.5-inch HD display, a Snapdragon 400 quad-core SoC, 3GB RAM, 32GB expandable storage, a 13MP primary camera and a 5MP front snapper. The dual-SIM smartphone is powered by a 2,700mAh battery, which concludes the spec-sheet, but HTC wants consumers to look out for the flagship features which come with the handset.
Besides the elegant design, which is inspired by Art Deco to combine luxury and modernism, HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle comes with powerful BoomSound Hi-Fi edition speakers with high-res audio support and built-in amplifier.
In addition, the handset runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow based on HTC Sense UI, which supports HTC Freestyle Layout, HTC Themes for personalization. It can certainly be one of the prime sub-Rs. 20,000 contenders in the market mainly for its unique features more than its ordinary spec sheet.