Taiwanese smartphone-maker HTC is planning to launch top-end handset Desire 10 Pro in India this week.
The company has started sending out invites for a smartphone launch event on November 24. There is no mention of the device's name, but it is widely reported that HTC will release a top-end version of Desire 10 Lifestyle, dubbed as Desire 10 Pro.
Both the top-end Pro version and Lifestyle flaunt the same design language and come with unique gold-hued lining on the back and metal-frame around the edges, but differ in hardware.
The Pro model sports a 5.5-inch full HD display and come packed with Android 6.0 Marshmallow, MediaTek P10 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, 64GB inbuilt storage, fingerprint sensor (on the back), 20MP primary camera, a 13MP snapper on the front and a 3,000mAh battery, which can keep the phone running for up to 20 days under standby mode.
On the other hand, the Lifestyle version features 5.5-inch HD screen, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU, 3GB RAM, 32GB inbuilt storage, 13MP camera on the back, a 5MP front shooter and a 2,400mAh cell, which can power the phone for close to 28 days.
There is no word on how much HTC Desire 10 Pro would cost, but going by the device's specifications and HTC's previous phones' pricing strategy, it is likely to be priced anywhere between Rs 16,000 and Rs 22,000.
Watch this space for more updates.
Key specifications of HTC Desire 10 Pro and 10 Lifestyle:
|Models||HTC Desire 10 Pro||HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle|
|Display||5.5-inch full HD (1980x1080p) IPS screen with Gorilla Glass
||5.5-inch HD (1280x720p) super LCD screen with Gorilla Glass
|OS||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI||Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with HTC Sense UI|
|Processor||64-bit MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core CPU||1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core CPU|
|Storage||64GB, expandable up to 2TB||32GB, expandable up to 2TB|
|Network||4G-LTE (Cat 6 LTE, download up to 300 Mbps, upload up to 50 Mbps)||4G-LTE (Cat 4 LTE, download up to 150 Mbps, upload up to 50 Mbps)|
|Add-ons||Fingerprint sensor, Single SIM (type: nano), Dual-SIM slots (separate model), Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), NFC, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0, GPS/GLONASS, A-GPS, HTC BoomSound H-Fi edition, Hi-Res audio certified, Dolby Audio, HTC Connect (3-finger swipe for multimedia streaming), Sensor hub for activity tracking, Motion launch, Quite ring on pick up, Pocket mode, Flip to Mute||Dual-SIM slots (type: nano), Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n), 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB v2.0, GPS/GLONASS, A-GPS, HTC BoomSound H-Fi edition, Hi-Res audio certified, Dolby Audio, HTC Connect (3-finger swipe for multimedia streaming), Sensor hub for activity tracking, Motion launch, Quite ring on pick up, Pocket mode, Flip to Mute|
|Dimensions||156.5 x 76 x 7.86 mm||156.9 x 76.9 x 7.7 mm|
|Colours||black, navy, white and a pale blue||black, navy, white and a pale blue|
|Price||Not yet announced||Rs. 15,990/-|