HTC 10 Evo: What More To Expect?

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HTC has been a trusted brand for many years. This company has a huge fan base just like other famous giant smartphone manufacturing company. HTC devices are well known for their stunning displays. The company’s latest launch is named HTC 10 Evo or HTC Bolt, which is expected to be launchedin January 2017 only. Well, with HTC 10 Evo’s launch, the company is changing the way of its smartphone production.

General

The device is named HTC 10 Evo. It has Android 7.0 (Nougat) out of the box. On top of Android nougat, HTC is providing an HTC Sense UI skin. It is also a single SIM device which supports only GSM SIM cards. This device supports only nano SIM card. Indian 4G network bands are supported on this device. It comes enabled with fast charging and fingerprint sensor security.

Design

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This device has dimensions 153.5 (H) x 77.3 (W) x 8.0 (T) mm. The weight of this device is 174 grams, which means it is pretty heavy as compared to other devices. Build material on front and rear of this device is aluminum. There are threecolour variants of this device gold, gunmetal, and silver. It is IP57 waterproof and splash-proof device.

Display

This device’s display can be rated excellent as compared to other devices in the same budget. This device has a humongous display of 5.5 inches with screen resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels. The pixel density of this device is 534 ppi which means extremely clear and sharp picture with crisp colours. The display is theS-LCD3 type and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5. Touch screen operation is capacitive in nature with multi-touch support. Screen to body ratio of HTC10 EVO device is 70.12℅.

Performance

This device has a very good performance rating. The device operates on Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 processor. It is an octa-core processor with 2GHz quad-core Cortex A57 plus 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex A53 chip. The processor has a 64bit architecture, and it provides fast performance.The graphics on this device are handled by Adreno 403 GPU. High-endAndroid games can be played easily on this device. The device is backed by 3GB RAM for faster multitasking and enhanced performance.

Storage

This device has a best in class storage. The device has an internal memory of 32GB out of which 23GBis for user provisioning. HTC confirms that the device will support upto 2TB external MicroSD. Well with such huge memory this becomes a laptop or a desktop itself. The user can download multiple movies and games. 2TB storage means lakhs of images can be captured and many videos can be shot in full HD resolution.

Camera

The device has two cameras, front, and rear. The front camera is 16MP with theback-illumination sensor. BIS can capture images with light enhancement. It also supports autofocus and face detection. The aperture of arear camera is f2.0. The rear camera of this device is enabled with optical image stabilization.The rear camera can capture bright images with support of rear dual LED flash. The image captured by therear camera has a resolution of 4616 x 3464 pixels. Exposure compensation and ISO control can be found in thesettings panel. One can capture images in continuous shooting mode and High Dynamic Range mode. Video recordings can be shot in 3840 x 2160@ 30fps, 1280 x 720 @120fps. The front camera is 8MP autofocus with BSI sensor support. Aperture on front camera is f2.4 and doesn’t support flash. The best thing about thefront camera is a selfie voice command which means selfie can be captured by voice command.

Battery

The device is powered by a 3200mAh Li-polymer battery. The battery on this device is user non-removable. Talktime on 4G is 23 hours and on 3G is also 23 hours. The standby time on both 4G and 3G is 480 hours. It is supported by a quick charge v2. 0 which means the device can be chargedup to 50℅ in extremely less time.

Connectivity & Network

This smartphone supports 4G, 3G and 2G networks onsingle SIM. Indian LTE bands are supported on this device. The device is Wi-Fi enabled and can work as aportable hotspot. Bluetooth v4.1 is provided for faster file transfer over Bluetooth. Navigation purposes are fulfilled using A-GPS and GLONASS. Near Field Communication (NFC) is available for abetter experience. The device can easily be connected to a PC and charged with USB-C port which is more efficient as compared to micro USB v2.0 ports. 3.5mm audio jack is provided for better sound quality in the earphones. The device has got a fingerprint sensor as an extra layer of security. Other sensors such as a light sensor, proximity sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope are also provided.

Verdict

The HTC 10 Evo price of in India is expected to be around 40k-42k. With the given memory features, this device is a worth for buying. This is a bang for bucksss device by HTC.

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