HTC has been a busy bunny of late. Not only is it rumoured to be behind the upcoming Pixel X and Pixel XL, it’s also this morning unveiled two new HTC Desire smartphones: the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle and HTC Desire 10 Pro, though only the Lifestyle will be available in the UK. We round up everything you need to know about the HTC Desire 10, including the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle UK release date, price and specifications. Also see: Best smartphones 2016.
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HTC Desire 10 UK release date: When is the HTC Desire 10 coming out?
HTC Desire 10 release date: 20 September 2016 (unveil), October 2016 (on sale)
HTC unveiled its HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle and HTC Desire 10 Pro on 20 September. Only the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle will be available in the UK, and though it has not yet officially confirmed an exact release date it is thought to arrive in October, which is when the Pro will hit the stores abroad.
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HTC Desire 10 UK price: How much will the HTC Desire 10 cost?
HTC has not yet revealed pricing for the Lifestyle, but a spokesperson reportedly told Tech Radar that "we can expect a sub-$300 (around £230, AU$400) price tag for the phone".
HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle specifications: What to expect from HTC Desire 10
The HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle is a great-looking mid-range phone, and though it's still built from plastic it has metallic accents and a design borrowed from HTC's flagship HTC 10. It will be available in Stone Black, Polar White, Royal Blue and Valentine Lux. The HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle also has great sound credentials with BoomSound HD speakers, Dolby Audio and support for hi-res audio.
Inside, though, things are distinctly mid-range with an HD screen and a 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor with either 2GB RAM/16GB storage or 3GB RAM/32GB storage. Both models support microSD up to 2TB. Full specifications are listed below.
Display: 5.5in HD (1280x720 pixels, 267ppi) Super LCD, Gorilla Glass
Processor: 1.6GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad-core
Storage: 16GB/32GB, microSD up to 2TB
Software: Android 6.0 with HTC Sense
Cameras: 13Mp f/2.2, 28mm rear camera, 1080p video recording; 5Mp f/2.8, 33.7mm front camera
Sound: HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi Edition, Hi-Res audio certified, Dolby Audio; dual-mic with noise cancelation
Connectivity: GPS/A-GPS + GLONASS; 4G LTE (Nano-SIM); Bluetooth 4.1; NFC; 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi; micro-USB 2.0
Sensors: Ambient light sensor; Proximity sensor; Compass sensor; Sensor Hub; Motion G-sensor
Battery: 2700mAh, fast charging (5V/1.5A)
Battery life: HD video playback up to 8 hours; audio playback up to 50 hours; internet use on Wi-Fi up to 7 hours; talk time on 3G up to 24 hours; standby up to 28 days)
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