Metal-clad HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle unveiled
Metal-clad HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle unveiledHTC Press Release

After weeks of speculations, HTC finally pulled the wraps off two new smartphones -- HTC 10 and 10 Lifestyle.

Both the devices share most of features, but differ in two key aspects. HTC 10 is the top-end among the two. It boasts the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC (System-on-Chip) backed by sumptuous 4GB RAM, whereas the 10 Lifestyle comes with low-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor and features 3GB RAM.

Rest of the specification such as screen, camera, battery capacity and design language remains the same in both the devices.They come with dual-textured metal shell with a layer of protective glass on the back with chamfered metal frame around the edge. On the front, they sport 5.2-inch QHD (2560x1440p) super LCD 5 display having pixel density of 564 ppi(pixels per inch), physical home button which also doubles up as a fingerprint-based unlock button, HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi system with Dolby audio technology and a 3000mAh battery with Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, wherein user will be able to charge the devices up to 50% within 30 minutes.

The handsets also boast 12MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, second-generation laser autofocus, dual-tone LED, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation), auto HDR. On the front, they house a 5MP snapper with f/1.8 aperture and OIS, making HTC 10 series devices the only smartphones in the market to boast front camera with Optical Imaging technology.

The company has confirmed that the new HTC 10 series will be made available in four color combinations -- carbon gray, glacier silver, topez gold and camellia red -- in select markets later this month.

However, details regarding specific release date and price of the devices are still under the wraps.
Watch this space for more updates.