There has been a lot of buzz around HTC’s next flagship smartphone, HTC 10. Ahead of its speculated launch on April 19, a lot of details about the smartphone have leaked online. The latest leak reveals what is believed to be the real and final version of the smartphone. So far, we had only seen alleged press renders of the device. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setup
If the leaked images are to believed, the HTC 10 will be more than about just metal and One A9-like design. The HTC 10 may surprisingly come with capacitive buttons at the bottom along with fingerprint reader (also the home button) in the center. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite listed on Google Play Console
The change in design is bit strange considering that HTC had dropped these buttons from One M series to make way for larger displays and catch up with Google’s Nexus devices. As a result the gap between display and home button is quite evident.
— Tanalibera (@tanalibera) March 10, 2016
The new leaked image corroborate old rumors of metal unibody, bigger camera module on the rear and the latest HTC Sense UI among others. According to previous leaks and rumors, the next HTC flagship will drop the One M moniker to be just called HTC 10. The smartphone is expected to come with a 5.2-inch WQHD resolution and to be powered to by the Snapdragon 820 or an equivalent MediaTek processor along with 4GB of RAM.
The HTC 10 is likely to be available in 16GB, 32GB and 64GB storage variants, though it will come with microSD slot. HTC has already confirmed the next flagship will come with improved camera capabilities. According to rumors, the device will have a 12-UltraPixel sensor with OIS and laser auto focus along with an 8-megapixel front camera with OIS.
For connectivity, the smartphone may come with USB Type-C port, Bluetooth and Wi-FI 802.11ac, the HTC 10 is expected to run HTC Sense 8 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and is most likely to be upgradable to Android N.