We already know that HTC will be unveiling its upcoming flagship, HTC 10, on April 12 although unofficial reports claim that customers wont be able to buy the handset before April 15. HTC 10 has been under spotlight since few weeks now because of numerous leaks and some official teasers. However, a new leak just surfaced which claims that a ‘mini’ flagship will be unveiled this September. This HTC 10 mini will feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 823 SoC.
Lets have a look at the alleged mini variant in detail. This particular variant will sport a 4.7 inch 1080p display which will be accompanied by SD823 SoC and 4 GB of RAM. For those who don’t know about the SD823 chipset, it is almost identical to the SD820 SoC except for the higher clocked quad-core Kryo CPU. Apart from the HTC 10 mini, the new S823 model might also be featured in the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Note 2.
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There is still a considerable period left until the official unveiling of the mini version, so we will definitely receive more information with time. As far as the standard HTC 10 is concerned, we know that the flagship will be featuring a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset which will definitely make it a worthy competitor of the other major flagships by tech giants like Samsung and LG. HTC 10 will be unveiled with a 5.2-Quad HD (1440 x 2560pixels) Super LCD 5 display, fingerprint scanner embedded inside a home button, a 12 MP UltraPixel rear camera combined with dual-tone LED flash, wireless charging, 3000mAh battery, 4 GB of RAM and 16/32 GB of expandable memory. Needless to say the smartphone will be running the latest Android Marshmallow v6.0.1 which comes with new features like Google Now on Tap, Doze and a completely redesigned app icons. Coming towards the price of the handset, various sources claim that you’ll be able to get your hands on the HTC10 for €740 once it reaches stores on April 15. Stay tuned for further updates.
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