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HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle also Official

by Jed John 3

HTC has also officially released the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle and Desire 10 Pro smartphones after a protracted romance with rumors and leaks, thus putting the rumor mill to rest. The Desire 10 Pro packs a specs line-up that places it high above its Desire 10 Lifestyle counterpart but both smartphones come in Stone Black, Polar White, Royal Blue and Valentine Lux color variants.

HTC Desire 10 Pro

On the specs bench, the HTC Desire 10 Pro comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS 1080 pixel display with Gorilla Glass protection., The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 processor accompanied by a 4GB RAM as well as an expansive 64GB of internal storage which can as well be expanded up to 2TB via microSD card. There’s also a second version with 3GB RAM and 32GB of built-in storage.

HTC Desire 10 Pro
HTC Desire 10 Pro

The HTC Desire 10 Pro goes pro with its camera, packing a 20MP main camera at its rear with f/2.2 aperture, laser autofocus and dual-LED flash. Even selfies are designed to be spotless with a 13MP sensor calling the shots on the front camera. You may not need a selfie stick to take a group selfie with this one because there’s a a 150-degree panorama mode for group shots.

The Desire 10 Pro also has a fingerprint sensor mounted on its back which also controls the camera aside unlocking the device and under its hood there is a 3,000mAh battery with support for fast charge keeping the lights on. There is a whole lot of connectivity options available on the device such as Wi-Fi a/b/g/n (but no ac), Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, AGPS + GLONASS and Cat. 6 LTE. The Desire 10 Pro has a dimension of 156.5 x 76 x 7.9mm, weighing in at 165g.

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle

The Desire 10 Lifestyle features a 5.5-inch HD Super LCD display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and resolution of1280 x 720 pixels. The smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 400 processor with Adreno 305 GPU and on the memory aspect it comes with two variants, one holding 3GB of RAM and 32GB built-in storage and a second one with 2GB RAM and 16GB built-in storage. Both variants can be notched higher up to 2TB via microSD.

HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle

On the software angle, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with HTC Sense UI on top. It also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera with f/2.8 aperture. There is a 2700mAh battery providing the power and the device comes with Dual-SIM support. Available connectivity options include 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS and GLONASS.  The device also launches with HTC BoomSound technology with 24-bit Hi-Res audio certification and Dolby Audio enhancement. It measures 156.9 x 76.9 x 7.7mm and weights 155 grams.

The Desire 10 Lifestyle will be available in the UK and other markets starting today for £249 (about $324, 2160 Yuan) for the 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version, while the Desire 10 Pro will arrive in next month for a yet to be determined price. HTC has hinted that it would sell the smartphones globally, but their availability in the US is still to be decided.

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  • goodwill

    I know it’s a premium brand but for a 400 series chipset at that price is too much. $190 is more acceptable, and that’s just because it’s HTC. If brands like Lenovo or Huawei carries these specs, it should be even more lower like maybe $150..

  • quodvadis

    there’s a reason why this company is failing. they just can’t compete on today’s landscape, both at high-end and mid-end.

  • Tony Halls

    The Lifestyle is 250 euros for a Snapdragon 400? That’s pretty pathetic.

    If it was $150 then maybe it’ll find some success, but they should have slapped a Snapdragon 430 at the very least in there.