HTC has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the new Desire 10 series in India – HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle at a price tag of Rs. 15,990. It comes in Stone Black & Polar White colours and it will be available from Amazon.in & HTC e-store from tomorrow, September 30th, 2016. Originally, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle was announced last week along with the HTC Desire 10 Pro. At such a price tag, it will compete with OPPO F1, Moto G4 Plus, Samsung Galaxy On8 and few more. Talking about the insane pricing of HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 has better specs and it is much cheaper, costs Rs. 11,999 when compared with HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, President- South Asia, HTC, said:
“HTC’s Desire line has always stood for fresh, youthful, and fashionable designs that are focused on delivering a great experience. Today, our Desire line is about to make its biggest leap since the original Desire. Inspired by many of the same innovations that have made the flagship HTC 10 so popular, we’re bringing these innovations to the Desire 10 Lifestyle, making it the most brilliant Desire ever. With a brand new, modern luxurious design inspired by the HTC 10 camera, and including features that outshine even some of the top flagship phones in the industry, the HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle will have you rethinking what to expect from an HTC Desire.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch HD Super LED display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by outdated 1.6GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor which is paired with Adreno 305 GPU & 3GB of RAM. It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with HTC Sense UI on top with HTC Freestyle Layout that lets you place Stickers all over the wallpaper, with each sticker representing an application and it has 32GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 2TB via microSD card.
On the photography front, it features 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, f/2.2 aperture, 28mm focal length and 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 aperture, 33.7mm focal length for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual-SIM card slot and connectivity features like 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONASS.
It measures 156.9×76.9×7.7mm and weighs in at 155 grams.
It comes with support for 24-bit Hi-Res audio and HTC BoomSound Hi-Fi edition stereo speakers.
It packs 2700mAh battery which provides 24 hours of talktime on 3G networks.