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HTC X10: 5.5-inch smartphone with Helio P10 running on the latest Nougat 7.0 OS

HTC is gearing up to release its latest flagship X10 into the market in January 2017. It will also mark the first smartphone by them to be running on the latest Nougat 7.0 OS right out of the box.

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HTC X10 photo

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The Taiwanese company who have been struggling for a couple of years now desperately needs a boost. They are hoping that the X10 will be able to provide that ray of light that they are looking for.

Let’s take a look then at the X10 and see for ourselves what it is capable of:

  • 5.5-inch Full HD Super LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 1920 pixels or ~401 ppi pixel density
  • Gorilla Glass protection
  • Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset, Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) processor, Mali-T860MP2 graphics and 3GB RAM
  • 13MP primary camera with f/2.0 aperture, 28mm, autofocus, OIS and dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • 32GB internal storage + microSD expansion slot up to 256GB maximum
  • Dolby audio enhancement
  • Android Nougat 7.0
  • Dual-sim and 4G LTE
  • January 2017 release date
  • Expected ~$300 price tag

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With the X10 expected to be launched during CES 2017 next month, you can expect it to be a solid mid-range smartphone. Blessed with a 5.5-inch Full HD Super LCD screen, you will get a very pleasing feeling each time you look at the screen. There’s also Gorilla Glass protection providing with some level of comfort when you need it the most.

Under the hood of the X10 will be the Helio P10 chipset, octa-core processor, and 3GB RAM.

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Over here you can expect mid-range performance out of it. Good enough for your daily dose of apps and the casual gaming now and then.

Regarding camera, the X10 will be sporting a rather good 13MP primary camera with great features and an 8MP selfie camera that lets you take great-looking photos with it.

By taking lots of pictures, you will then require a good storage to complement it. With this smartphone, you can find 32GB of internal storage that can be further expanded up to a maximum of 256GB.

For audio lovers, there’s Dolby audio providing us with a rich range of audio for us to enjoy great music with the X10.

Last but not least is the availability of Android Nougat 7.0 right out of the box. This ensures that the X10 will get all the new features and functions of the latest OS.

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Conclusion:

HTC X10 will be a good mid-range smartphone with the traditional good looks that only HTC can provide. Equipped with a mid-range hardware, good camera, and great audio makes for some good ingredients for a good mid-range smartphone.

HTC X10 is expected to be available in January 2017 for an estimated price tag of ~$300 USD. It will be available in various colors for you to choose from.

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