While the official launch is yet to take place, the HTC One M10 camera details have now been surfaced online. The upcoming flagship smartphone is rumoured to sport the same camera sensor that debuted on the Nexus 6P last year.
If we believe tipster LlabTooFer, HTC will use a 12-megapixel Sony IMX377 camera sensor on the back side of the One M10. This is the sensor that was featured on Huawei’s Nexus 6P and was praised on LG’s Nexus 5X. Apart from the camera sensor, the smartphone is said to have laser autofocus technology and a phase detection autofocus (PDAF) lens along with optical image stabilisation (OIS) to deliver refined results.
For selfies, the One M10 will come with a 5-megapixel UltraPixel camera on the front. This will have a 5-megapixel Samsung S5k4e6 sensor under the hood.
HTC is reportedly not favouring the forthcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) to unveil the One M10. Instead, the Taiwanese company is set to host a separate event on April 11.
Evan Blass, who got huge popularity for leaking some unannounced offerings in the past, has tweeted that the HTC One M10 will be launched in the US on May 9. Blass, however, didn’t reveal any details about the price of the upcoming smartphone.
The new HTC flagship is quite likely to be a strong contender against the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 that both will be debuted at the MWC later this month. The smartphone is reported to feature a 5.2-inch QHD display and a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. Also, it is speculated to run on the latest Android Marshmallow version with Sense 8.0 UI on top.
Identical to One A9
A render leaked by an XDA Developers forum member suggests that the One M10 will be the “cleanest most symmetrical phone” by HTC. It doesn’t appear to be similar to the last year’s One M9 but identical to the One A9.
The render shows the presence of a fingerprint sensor on the front panel and an overall curved design of the new HTC One smartphone. It also hints an expandable storage support through a microSD card slot.
Saviour for HTC
All the recent leaks suggest that the One M10 would emerge as a saviour for HTC. Moreover, it would fill the gap that the One M9 left last year due to poor market performance.