HTC unveils new Desire 10 series mid-range smartphones, here's everything you need to know
HTC's new Desire 10 series comes in two variants — a top-end Pro version and a low-end model, Lifestyle.HTC via Twitter

Taiwanese consumer electronics major HTC has launched the Desire 10 series, a mid-range smartphone inspired by the HTC 10.

HTC's new Desire 10 series comes in two variants — a top-end Pro version and a low-end model, Lifestyle. Both the models flaunt the same design language and come with unique gold-hued lining on the back and metal-frame around the edges. But they differ in internal hardware.

The Pro model sports 5.5-inch full HD display and comes 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.

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Lifestyle release details:

The new Desire 10 Lifestyle will be made available in the United Kingdom for £249 (approx. $325/€291/Rs 29,759) starting from September 20. Its top-end sibling, the Desire 10 Pro, is slated to hit stores next month. The price of the device of the still under wraps. Both the models will be available in stone black, polar white, royal blue and valentine lux colours.

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
  • Pixel density: 400 ppi (pixels per inch)
5.5-inch HD (1280x720p) super LCD screen with Gorilla Glass
  • Pixel density: 267 ppi (pixels per inch)
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
RAM 4GB 3GB
Storage 64GB, expandable up to 2TB 32GB, expandable up to 2TB
Camera
  • Main: 20MP camera with, Laser Autofocus, BSI sensor, ƒ/2.2 aperture and 27.8mm focal length, AUTO HDR mode, Panorama mode, Continuous shooting
  • Front: 13MP camera with BSI sensor, ƒ/2.2 aperture and 27.8mm focal length, Voice Selfie, Live make-up, Selfie Panorama, Self timer up to 10 seconds, Touch to capture, Volume button as shutter button, Up to Full HD 1080p video recording, Auto HDR mode
  • Main: 13MP camera with Autofocus, BSI sensor, ƒ/2.2 aperture and 28mm focal length, HDR mode, Video Pic, Panorama mode, Continuous shooting
  • Front: 5MP camera with BSI sensor, ƒ/2.8 aperture and 33.7mm focal length, Auto selfie (smile selfie, still selfie), Voice Selfie, Live make-up, Self timer up to 10 seconds, Touch to capture, Up to Full HD 1080p video recording, HDR mode
Battery Capacity: 3,000mAh
  • HD video playback: up to 11 hours
  • Audio playback: up to 53 hours
  • Internet use on WiFi: up to 8 hours
  • Talk time on 3G network: up to 19 hours
  • Standby time on 3G network: up to 20 days
  • Standby time on 4G network: up to 18 days
  • Power saving mode
  • Extreme power saving mode
  • Fast Charging (5V/2A)
Capacity: 2,700mAh
  • HD video playback: up to 8 hours
  • Audio playback: up to 50 hours
  • Internet use on WiFi: up to 7 hours
  • Talk time on 3G network: up to 24 hours
  • Standby time on 3G network: up to 28 days
  • Power saving mode
  • Extreme power saving mode
  • Fast Charging (5V/1.5A)
Network 4G (Cat 6 LTE, download up to 300 Mbps, upload up to 50 Mbps) 4G (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
Weight 165g 155g
Colours black, polar white, royal blue and valentine lux black, polar white, royal blue and valentine lux
Price £249 (approx. $325/€291/Rs.29,759) Not yet announced
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