Shortly after announcing the HTC 10 evo in its home market of Taiwan, HTC today launched the smartphone in India, alongside the Desire 10 Pro. Oddly, the company has detailed pricing and availability info only for the Desire 10 Pro.
The Desire 10 Pro comes with a 5.5-inch 1080p IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection and is powered by the MediaTek Helio P10 1.8 GHz octa-core chipset with the Mali-T860 GPU. The chipset is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded by up to 2TB with a microSD card slot. The smartphone also features a 20MP rear camera with laser autofocus tech, 13MP selfie camera, dual SIM support, fingerprint scanner, and a 3000mAh battery. It has been priced at Rs.26,490 in the Indian market and is going to be available starting mid-December.
The HTC 10 evo on the other hand features a 5.5-inch 1440 x 2560 Quad HD resolution Super LCD3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset under the hood, paired with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in expandable storage. Rest of the key specs include a 16MP rear camera with OIS, 8MP selfie camera, IP57 dust and water resistance, fingerprint scanner, 3200mAh battery, and the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box. The smartphone is expected to go on sale in India before the end of the year. Pricing and detailed availability info will be shared by HTC at a later date.